In this post we will see some amazing facts and statistics about Daytona 500 also called as Daytona International Speedway. Daytona 500 is 22nd Feb. For more details about the event you can check out When is the Daytona 500 ?

Amazing Facts about Daytona 500

Lets see some of the NASCAR Daytona 500 stats :



  • In the last 10 years Dale Earnhardt, Jimmie Johnson and Matt Kenseth each one has won the title two times. For more details about the winners check out the post : Daytona 500 Winners 
  • Richard Petty was the greatest racer Daytona 500 has ever seen. He has won the title for the most that is for 7 times.
  • Cale Yarborough was also not far behind and gave a great competition to Richard for the title and became Daytona 500 champion 4 times.
  • Likewise Petty Enterprise team won the title for a record 9 times.
  • Hendrick Motorsports won the 2014 Daytona 500 championship and have won the title for 8 times.
  • Take a deep breath and listen this, Chevrolet has won Daytona 500 for 23 times. Yes! you heard it right, 23 times.
  • Ford was a little behind and won the title 13 times.
  • Trevor Bayne is the youngest guy to win Daytona 500 at the age of 20.
  • Likewise Bobby Allison was the oldest the person to win Daytona at age of 50.
  • Another fact is the Daytona 500 has always been held in February. 
Now you some of the amazing facts about Daytona 500, let's take a look at all the winners of Daytona 500.

Daytona 500 Winners


Year
Driver Name
Car #
Start 
Average Speed (mph)
Prize
1959Lee Petty4215th135.521$19,050
1960Robert G. "Junior" Johnson279th124.740$19,600
1961Marvin Panch204th149.601$21,050
1962Edward G. "Fireball" Roberts22Pole152.529$24,190
1963DeWayne L. "Tiny" Lund2112th151.566$24,550
1964Richard Petty432nd154.334$33,300
1965Fred Lorenzen284th141.539$27,100
1966Richard Petty43Pole160.927$28,150
1967Mario Andretti1112th146.926$48,900
1968Cale Yarborough21Pole143.251$47,250
1969LeeRoy Yarbrough9819th157.950$38,950
1970Pete Hamilton409th149.601$44,850
1971Richard Petty435th144.462$45,450
1972A.J. Foyt212nd161.550$44,600
1973Richard Petty437th157.205$36,100
1974Richard Petty432nd140.894$39,650
1975Benny Parsons7232nd153.649$43,905
1976David Pearson217th152.181$46,800
1977Cale Yarborough114th153.218$63,700
1978Bobby Allison1533rd159.730$56,300
1979Richard Petty4313th143.977$73,900
1980Buddy Baker28Pole177.602$102,175
1981Richard Petty438th169.651$90,575
1982Bobby Allison887th153.991$120,360
1983Cale Yarborough288th155.979$119,600
1984Cale Yarborough28Pole150.994$160,300
1985Bill Elliott9Pole172.265$185,500
1986Geoff Bodine52nd148.124$192,715
1987Bill Elliott9Pole176.263$204,150
1988Bobby Allison123rd137.531$202,940
1989Darrell Waltrip172nd148.466$184,900
1990Derrike Cope1012th165.761$188,150
1991Ernie Irvan42nd148.148$233,000
1992Davey Allison286th160.256$244,050
1993Dale Jarrett182nd154.972$238,200
1994Sterling Marlin44th156.931$258,275
1995Sterling Marlin43rd141.710$300,460
1996Dale Jarrett887th154.308$360,775
1997Jeff Gordon246th148.295$377,410
1998Dale Earnhardt34th172.712$1,059,805
1999Jeff Gordon24Pole161.551$1,172,246
2000Dale Jarrett88Pole155.669$1,277,975
2001Michael Waltrip1519th161.783$1,331,185
2002Ward Burton2219th130.810$1,389,017
2003Michael Waltrip154th133.870$1,419,406
2004Dale Earnhardt, Jr.83rd156.341$1,495,070
2005Jeff Gordon2415th135.173$1,497,150
2006Jimmie Johnson489th142.734$1,505,120
2007Kevin Harvick2934th149.333$1,510,469
2008Ryan Newman127th152.672$1,543,045
2009Matt Kenseth1739th132.816$1,536,388
2010Jamie McMurray113th137.284$1,514,649
2011Trevor Bayne2132nd130.326$1,463,810
2012Matt Kenseth174th140.256$1,589,387
2013Jimmie Johnson489th159.25$1,525,275
2014Dale Earnhardt Jr.889th145.29$1,506,363
These were some of the amazing facts about Daytona 500  and the winners list for NASCAR Daytona 500. This is part one of the Amazing facts about Daytona 500 series. Hope you enjoyed it.
Don't forget to catch Daytona 500 on 22nd Feb this year. 
In this post we will see some amazing facts and statistics about Daytona 500 also called as Daytona International Speedway. Daytona 500 is 22nd Feb. For more details about the event you can check out When is the Daytona 500 ?

Amazing Facts about Daytona 500

Lets see some of the NASCAR Daytona 500 stats :



  • In the last 10 years Dale Earnhardt, Jimmie Johnson and Matt Kenseth each one has won the title two times. For more details about the winners check out the post : Daytona 500 Winners 
  • Richard Petty was the greatest racer Daytona 500 has ever seen. He has won the title for the most that is for 7 times.
  • Cale Yarborough was also not far behind and gave a great competition to Richard for the title and became Daytona 500 champion 4 times.
  • Likewise Petty Enterprise team won the title for a record 9 times.
  • Hendrick Motorsports won the 2014 Daytona 500 championship and have won the title for 8 times.
  • Take a deep breath and listen this, Chevrolet has won Daytona 500 for 23 times. Yes! you heard it right, 23 times.
  • Ford was a little behind and won the title 13 times.
  • Trevor Bayne is the youngest guy to win Daytona 500 at the age of 20.
  • Likewise Bobby Allison was the oldest the person to win Daytona at age of 50.
  • Another fact is the Daytona 500 has always been held in February. 
Now you some of the amazing facts about Daytona 500, let's take a look at all the winners of Daytona 500.

Daytona 500 Winners


Year
Driver Name
Car #
Start 
Average Speed (mph)
Prize
1959Lee Petty4215th135.521$19,050
1960Robert G. "Junior" Johnson279th124.740$19,600
1961Marvin Panch204th149.601$21,050
1962Edward G. "Fireball" Roberts22Pole152.529$24,190
1963DeWayne L. "Tiny" Lund2112th151.566$24,550
1964Richard Petty432nd154.334$33,300
1965Fred Lorenzen284th141.539$27,100
1966Richard Petty43Pole160.927$28,150
1967Mario Andretti1112th146.926$48,900
1968Cale Yarborough21Pole143.251$47,250
1969LeeRoy Yarbrough9819th157.950$38,950
1970Pete Hamilton409th149.601$44,850
1971Richard Petty435th144.462$45,450
1972A.J. Foyt212nd161.550$44,600
1973Richard Petty437th157.205$36,100
1974Richard Petty432nd140.894$39,650
1975Benny Parsons7232nd153.649$43,905
1976David Pearson217th152.181$46,800
1977Cale Yarborough114th153.218$63,700
1978Bobby Allison1533rd159.730$56,300
1979Richard Petty4313th143.977$73,900
1980Buddy Baker28Pole177.602$102,175
1981Richard Petty438th169.651$90,575
1982Bobby Allison887th153.991$120,360
1983Cale Yarborough288th155.979$119,600
1984Cale Yarborough28Pole150.994$160,300
1985Bill Elliott9Pole172.265$185,500
1986Geoff Bodine52nd148.124$192,715
1987Bill Elliott9Pole176.263$204,150
1988Bobby Allison123rd137.531$202,940
1989Darrell Waltrip172nd148.466$184,900
1990Derrike Cope1012th165.761$188,150
1991Ernie Irvan42nd148.148$233,000
1992Davey Allison286th160.256$244,050
1993Dale Jarrett182nd154.972$238,200
1994Sterling Marlin44th156.931$258,275
1995Sterling Marlin43rd141.710$300,460
1996Dale Jarrett887th154.308$360,775
1997Jeff Gordon246th148.295$377,410
1998Dale Earnhardt34th172.712$1,059,805
1999Jeff Gordon24Pole161.551$1,172,246
2000Dale Jarrett88Pole155.669$1,277,975
2001Michael Waltrip1519th161.783$1,331,185
2002Ward Burton2219th130.810$1,389,017
2003Michael Waltrip154th133.870$1,419,406
2004Dale Earnhardt, Jr.83rd156.341$1,495,070
2005Jeff Gordon2415th135.173$1,497,150
2006Jimmie Johnson489th142.734$1,505,120
2007Kevin Harvick2934th149.333$1,510,469
2008Ryan Newman127th152.672$1,543,045
2009Matt Kenseth1739th132.816$1,536,388
2010Jamie McMurray113th137.284$1,514,649
2011Trevor Bayne2132nd130.326$1,463,810
2012Matt Kenseth174th140.256$1,589,387
2013Jimmie Johnson489th159.25$1,525,275
2014Dale Earnhardt Jr.889th145.29$1,506,363
These were some of the amazing facts about Daytona 500  and the winners list for NASCAR Daytona 500. This is part one of the Amazing facts about Daytona 500 series. Hope you enjoyed it.
Don't forget to catch Daytona 500 on 22nd Feb this year. 
 
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