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How wingtip shoes put a NASCAR racer in the winner’s circle

October 4, 2013

Dave Marcis had a career in NASCAR spanning five decades, starting more races than all but two other drivers; even though he only won five races, Marcis was competitive for much of his career. In this short video by Joel Maydak, Marcis talks about the technical innovation that gave him an edge in the 1970s — a pair of wingtip shoes — his friendship with Dale Earnhardt, and how he plans to hit 220 mph at the age of 72.