Countdown to Daytona: Remembering Cale Yarborough’s triumphs at Daytona Tim Durr @timdurr Feb 22, 2017 at 9:44a ET Cale Yarborough If Richard Petty did it first in the Daytona 500, it's a safe bet that Cale Yarborough was the next to accomplish the feat in the Great American Race. Yarborough won the second-most Daytona 500s and sits alone with four wins in the Great American Race. RacingOne ISC Archives via Getty Images 1968 In his first Daytona 500 victory, Yarborough held off LeeRoy Yarbrough (no relation) in his No. 21 Wood Brothers Racing Mercury to get the team its second 500 victory. 1977 In his closest Daytona 500 victory, Yarborough held off Benny Parsons to win the 1977 race by 1.39 seconds. 1983 In 1983, Yarborough joined Petty as the only driver to win three or more Great American Races. 1984 The following season, Yarborough became the second driver to win back-to-back Daytona 500s, behind none other than The King. Next Gallery 9 8 possible first-time Daytona 500 winners Start Gallery » FOX Fantasy Auto Form a Racing Team, Compete for Prizes Play Now!