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Daytona 500 champions

Year Driver Make Speed mph
2011

2010

2009

2008

2007

2006

2005

2004

2003

2002

2001

2000

1999

1998

1997

1996

1995

1994

1993

1992

1991

1990

1989

1988

1987

1986

1985

1984

1983

1982

1981

1980

1979

1978

1977

1976

1975

1974

1973

1972

1971

1970

1969

1968

1967

1966

1965

1964

1963

1962

1961

1960

1959

Trevor Bayne

Jamie McMurray

Matt Kenseth

Ryan Newman

Kevin Harvick

Jimmie Johnson

Jeff Gordon

Dale Earnhardt Jr

Michael Waltrip

Ward Burton

Michael Waltrip

Dale Jarrett

Jeff Gordon

Dale Earnhardt

Jeff Gordon

Dale Jarrett

Sterling Marlin

Sterling Marlin

Dale Jarrett

Davey Allison

Ernie Irvan

Derrike Cope

Darrell Waltrip

Bobby Allison

Bill Elliott

Geoff Bodine

Bill Elliott

Cale Yarborough

Cale Yarborough

Bobby Allison

Richard Petty

Buddy Baker

Richard Petty

Bobby Allison

Cale Yarborough

David Pearson

Benny Parsons

Richard Petty

Richard Petty

A.J. Foyt Jr.

Richard Petty

Pete Hamilton

Lee Roy Yarborough

Cale Yarborough

Mario Andretti

Richard Petty

Fred Lorenzen

Richard Petty

Tiny Lund

Fireball Roberts

Marvin Panch

Junior Johnson

Lee Petty

Ford

Chevrolet

Ford

Dodge

Chevrolet

Chevrolet

Chevrolet

Chevrolet

Chevrolet

Dodge

Chevrolet

Ford

Chevrolet

Chevrolet

Chevrolet

Ford

Chevrolet

Chevrolet

Chevrolet

Ford

Chevrolet

Chevrolet

Chevrolet

Buick

Ford

Chevrolet

Ford

Chevrolet

Pontiac

Buick

Buick

Oldsmobile

Oldsmobile

Ford

Chevrolet

Mercury

Chevrolet

Dodge

Dodge

Mercury

Plymouth

Plymouth

Ford

Mercury

Ford

Plymouth

Ford

Plymouth

Ford

Pontiac

Pontiac

Chevrolet

Oldsmobile

130.326

137.284

132.816

152.672

149.335

189.151

188.312

188.387

186.606

185.831

183.565

182.334

195.067

192.415

189.813

189.510

193.498

190.158

189.426

192.213

195.955

196.515

196.996

193.823

210.364

205.039

205.114

201.848

198.864

196.317

194.624

195.020

196.049

187.536

188.048

185.943

185.827

185.017

185.662

186.632

182.744

194.015

190.029

189.222

180.831

175.165

171.151

174.910

165.183

156.995

155.709

151.556

143.198

Daytona Beach Course champions

19581957

1956

1955

1954

1953

1952

1951

1950

1949

Paul GoldsmithCotton Owens

Tim Flock

Tim Flock

Lee Petty

Bill Blair

Marshall Teague

Marshall Teague

Harold Kite

Red Byron

PontiacPontiac

Chrysler

Chrysler

Chrysler

Oldsmobile

Hudson

Hudson

Lincoln

Oldsmobile

NASCAR crash

In 1960 Daytona Superspeedway hosted the second Daytona 500, 68 cars entered into the race, back then there were a maximum of 68 cars in a superspeedway race. Coming out of turn four 37 cars get into a massive wreck where at least six cars get on their roofs.

Video: Largest crash in NASCAR history

Daytona International Speedway

nascar.com

07/27/2010. Category: sports. Tags: , , .

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