Richard Petty marked the 15th anniversary of his career-ending race in Atlanta by waving the green flag to start the race.
He was blown away by the experience – or, more accurately, his cap was.
As Petty waved the green flag, the whoosh of 43 cars passing underneath the stand blew Petty’s cap onto the front straightaway.
“It sucked it right off,” Petty said.
Luckily for the King, he wasn’t wearing one of his trademark cowboy hats.