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NASCAR America: Southern 500 flashback: Bill Elliott wins the ‘Winston Million’

Relive the 1985 Southern 500 where Bill Elliott emerged victorious with the $1M prize after battling Dale Earnhardt and Cale Yarborough.

One of the most famous Southern 500 in NASCAR history was Bill Elliott’s win in the 1985 edition of the race.

Elliott’s win clinched his win of the “Winston Million” after he also won the Daytona 500 and the Winston 500 at Talladega.

In the above video relive the race that would put Elliott and NASCAR on the cover of Sports Illustrated.

Watch NASCAR America this week for more flashbacks to the Southern 500 from the 1980s before this week’s edition on Sept. 3 on NBCSN.