How Paul Newman's Legendary Rolex Cosmograph Daytona Was Found—and Where It's Going Now

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How Paul Newman's Legendary Rolex Cosmograph Daytona Was Found—and Where It's Going Now

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ON A LATE SUMMER’S day in 1978, 13-year-old James Cox and his father, Ed, drove 90 miles from their home in Larchmont, New York, to the Lime Rock Park racetrack in rural Connecticut.

With his range-finder camera, a recent gift from his father, James sliced through the crowds, carefully avoiding officials and snapping photos of cars barreling around the track and drivers prowling the pits. He spotted a driver in a blue racing suit, sweat-drenched but relaxed in a roped-off area. Earlier, James had heard the track…

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