Coming in a close second (how's that for a race photo headline) is Daytona, 1960- in which a Ford has a narrow lead over a Chevrolet. This photo captures the roots of NASCAR aka "stock car racing", when the cars were indeed regular production cars with just a few performance mods and some safety equipment added. Many of these drivers found themselves sitting on the production seats. It's a great look at a simpler time.
And the third place photo was so close I decided to include it as well. I call it "Then or Now", and it is in fact a recreation of a 1958 Cadillac factory photo, taken to publicize the Cadillac Grand National Event in Detroit in 2002. I think they did a great job in staging it.
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