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When Nascar said "stock car," they meant it. The 1961 Daytona 500 winning '60 Catalina was built alongside the regular consumer models at the Pontiac, Michigan, plant and was then shipped to Smokey Yunick for speed, handling, braking and safety modifications. Notice the headlights were removed and replaced with sheetmetal. The Daytona 500 was a daytime event and headlights just got in the way.