In winning his third Daytona 500, Dale Jarrett collected a $1 million bonus from the R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. to go with his $1,277,975 race earnings. But to hear him tell it, his biggest thrill came on pit road.
''It's always nice to come down pit road and get the congratulations from other team members and your own crew,'' Jarrett said, ''but the thing today was Richard Petty came out, made his way across pit road and shook my hand. That sent chills up my spine...''
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