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Daytona 2017 Hot Rods & Reels with NASCAR Legends

Darrell Gwynn and NASCAR drivers at the 2017 Daytona Hot Rods & Reels Fishing Tournament
Daytona 2017 Hot Rods & Reels with NASCAR Legends

NASCAR Drivers Join Darrell Gwynn for the Annual Hot Rods & Reels Charity Fishing Tournament at Daytona International Speedway

Twenty-Seven years after both his last National Hot Rod Association win and the accident that left him paralyzed, Hall of Fame Drag Racer Darrell Gwynn was joined this morning by his NASCAR friends as they came together for the annual Hot Rods & Reels Fishing Tournament on historic Lake Lloyd at Daytona International Speedway to benefit the Darrell Gwynn Quality of Life Chapter of The Buoniconti Fund. Darrell donated a custom wheelchair to a Greg DiGirolamo, an Orlando paraplegic in need of a new chair.

Winners Included:

  • Donnie Allison with the largest bass at 7.98 pounds
  • Greg Biffle’s team won with a three fish total of 13.74 pounds
  • Donnie Allison’s team came in second with a total weight of 12.83 pounds.
  • Bobby Allison’s team took third place with a total of 12.36 pounds.

Other participants included: Bobby Allison, Donnie Allison, Greg Biffle, David Blaney, Clint Bowyer, Joey Coulter, Brad Keselowski, Michael McDowell, Joe Nemechek, Ryan Newman, David Ragan, and Martin Truex.