Mar 1, 2002
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This just in from Don Emde, 1972 Daytona 200 winner:<BR><BR>54 IS SHAW'S MAGIC NUMBER IN DAYTONA 200<BR><BR>In preparation for a future 2nd edition of Don Emde's book: "The Daytona 200. The History of America's Premier Motorcycle Race," we've updated our database and guess what we found?<BR><BR>Rick Shaw is now only 192 miles behind Warren Sherwood as the all-time mileage leader in Daytona 200 events. Sherwood, who raced in the Daytona 200 from 1950 to 1971, amassed a total of 3,187 miles in his career. Shaw, after the 2001 race, now sits with 2,995 miles and will pass Sherwood when he completes 54 more laps.<BR><BR>As the race currently run 56 laps, Shaw could break the record this year.<BR><BR>Stay tuned.