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List of Daytona 500 winners

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List of Daytona 500 Winners

Year Driver Car # Car Make Start Laps Led Purse Speed (in mph)
1959 Lee Petty 42 Oldsmobile 15th 38 $19,050 135.521
1960 Junior Johnson 27 Chevrolet 9th 67 $19,600 124.740
1961 Marvin Panch 20 Pontiac 4th 13 $21,050 149.601
1962 Fireball Roberts 22 Pontiac 1st 144 $24,190 152.529
1963 Tiny Lund 21 Ford 12th 127 $24,550 151.566
1964 Richard Petty 43 Plymouth 2nd 184 $33,300 154.334
1965 Fred Lorenzen 28 Ford 4th 25 $27,100 141.539*
1966 Richard Petty 43 Plymouth 1st 108 $28,150 160.927*
1967 Mario Andretti 11 Ford 12th 112 $48,900 146.926
1968 Cale Yarborough 21 Mercury 1st 76 $47,250 143.251
1969 LeeRoy Yarbrough 98 Ford 19th 18 $38,950 157.950
1970 Richard Petty 43 Plymouth 9th 13 $44,850 149.601
1971 Richard Petty 43 Plymouth 5th 70 $45,450 144.462
1972 A.J. Foyt 21 Mercury 2nd 167 $44,600 161.550
1973 Richard Petty 43 Dodge 7th 17 $36,100 157.205
1974 Richard Petty 43 Dodge 2nd 73 $39,650 140.894*
1975 Benny Parsons 72 Chevrolet 32nd 4 $43,905 153.649
1976 David Pearson 21 Mercury 7th 37 $46,800 152.181
1977 Cale Yarborough 11 Chevrolet 4th 137 $63,700 153.218
1978 Bobby Allison 15 Ford 33rd 28 $56,300 159.730
1979 Richard Petty 43 Oldsmobile 13th 12 $73,900 143.977
1980 Buddy Baker 28 Oldsmobile 1st 143 $102,175 177.602
1981 Richard Petty 43 Buick 8th 26 $90,575 169.651
1982 Bobby Allison 88 Buick 7th 147 $120,360 153.991
1983 Cale Yarborough 28 Pontiac 8th 23 $119,600 155.979
1984 Cale Yarborough 28 Chevrolet 1st 89 $160,300 150.994
1985 Bill Elliott 9 Ford 1st 136 $185,500 172.265
1986 Geoff Bodine 5 Chevrolet 2nd 101 $192,715 148.124
1987 Bill Elliott 9 Ford 1st 104 $204,150 176.263
1988 Bobby Allison 12 Buick 3rd 70 $202,940 137.531
1989 Darrell Waltrip 17 Chevrolet 2nd 25 $184,900 148.466
1990 Derrike Cope 10 Chevrolet 12th 5 $188,150 165.761
1991 Ernie Irvan 4 Chevrolet 2nd 29 $233,000 148.148
1992 Davey Allison 28 Ford 6th 127 $244,050 160.256
1993 Dale Jarrett 18 Chevrolet 2nd 8 $238,200 154.972
1994 Sterling Marlin 4 Chevrolet 4th 30 $258,275 156.931
1995 Sterling Marlin 4 Chevrolet 3rd 105 $300,460 141.710
1996 Dale Jarrett 88 Ford 7th 40 $360,775 154.308
1997 Jeff Gordon 24 Chevrolet 6th 40 $377,410 148.295
1998 Dale Earnhardt 3 Chevrolet 4th 105 $1,059,805 172.712
1999 Jeff Gordon 24 Chevrolet 1st 15 $1,172,246 161.551
2000 Dale Jarrett 88 Ford 1st 87 $1,277,975 155.669
2001 Michael Waltrip 15 Chevrolet 19th 23 $1,331,185 161.783
2002 Ward Burton 22 Dodge 19th 5 $1,409,017 130.810
2003 Michael Waltrip 15 Chevrolet 4th 68 $1,419,406 133.870*
2004 Dale Earnhardt, Jr. 8 Chevrolet 3rd 59 $1,495,070 156.341
2005 Jeff Gordon 24 Chevrolet 15th 28 $1,497,150 135.173*

All races 500 Miles except those listed:

  • 1965: 322.5 Miles (129 laps) because of rain
  • 1966: 495 Miles (198 laps) because of rain.
  • 1974: 450 Miles (180 laps) because of energy crisis.
  • 2003: 272.5 Miles (109 laps) because of rain.
  • 2005: 507.5 Miles (203 laps) because of green-white-checker rule change. A July 2004 NASCAR rule change states if at any time during the penultimate lap the race is under caution, the race will end with a two green flag laps or the next caution upon the ensuing restart.
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