47-year-old wins Daytona 200

A 47-year-old guy just won the Daytona 200. Grizzled journeymen Michael “Barney” Barnes adds his name to a list of previous winners that include legends like Kenny Roberts, Giacomo Agostini and Wayne Rainey. Barnes was previously best known for nearly seeing a championship being erased by another rider reaching over and grabbing his throttle arm during a race. Lucky for Barnes, the move was in full view of race officials, who disqualified the grabber.


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