Sunday, February 17, 2008

Daytona 500 Winners

Year Date Driver (# of 500s won) Car
# Car Make Start Laps Led
(of 200) Winner's
prize Average
Speed (mph)
1959 February 22 Lee Petty 42 Oldsmobile 15th 38 $19,050 135.521
1960 February 24 Robert G. "Junior" Johnson 27 Chevrolet 9th 67 $19,600 124.740
1961 February 26 Marvin Panch 20 Pontiac 4th 13 $21,050 149.601
1962 February 18 Edward G. "Fireball" Roberts 22 Pontiac Pole 144 $24,190 152.529
1963 February 24 DeWayne L. "Tiny" Lund 21 Ford 12th 127 $24,550 151.566
1964 February 23 Richard Petty 43 Plymouth 2nd 184 $33,300 154.334
1965 February 14 Fred Lorenzen 28 Ford 4th 25 (of 129) $27,100 141.539*
1966 February 27 Richard Petty (2) 43 Plymouth Pole 108 (of 198) $28,150 160.927*
1967 February 26 Mario Andretti 11 Ford 12th 112 $48,900 146.926
1968 February 25 Cale Yarborough 21 Mercury Pole 76 $47,250 143.251
1969 February 23 LeeRoy Yarbrough 98 Ford 19th 18 $38,950 157.950
1970 February 22 Pete Hamilton 40 Plymouth 9th 13 $44,850 149.601
1971 February 14 Richard Petty (3) 43 Plymouth 5th 70 $45,450 144.462
1972 February 20 A.J. Foyt 21 Mercury 2nd 167 $44,600 161.550
1973 February 18 Richard Petty (4) 43 Dodge 7th 17 $36,100 157.205
1974 February 17 Richard Petty (5) 43 Dodge 2nd 73 (of 180) $39,650 140.894*
1975 February 16 Benny Parsons 72 Chevrolet 32nd 4 $43,905 153.649
1976 February 15 David Pearson 21 Mercury 7th 37 $46,800 152.181
1977 February 20 Cale Yarborough (2) 11 Chevrolet 4th 137 $63,700 153.218
1978 February 19 Bobby Allison 15 Ford 33rd 28 $56,300 159.730
1979 February 18 Richard Petty (6) 43 Oldsmobile 13th 12 $73,900 143.977
1980 February 17 Buddy Baker 28 Oldsmobile Pole 143 $102,175 177.602
1981 February 15 Richard Petty (7) 43 Buick 8th 26 $90,575 169.651
1982 February 14 Bobby Allison (2) 88 Buick 7th 147 $120,360 153.991
1983 February 20 Cale Yarborough (3) 28 Pontiac 8th 23 $119,600 155.979
1984 February 19 Cale Yarborough (4) 28 Chevrolet Pole 89 $160,300 150.994
1985 February 17 Bill Elliott 9 Ford Pole 136 $185,500 172.265
1986 February 16 Geoff Bodine 5 Chevrolet 2nd 101 $192,715 148.124
1987 February 15 Bill Elliott (2) 9 Ford Pole 104 $204,150 176.263
1988 February 14 Bobby Allison (3) 12 Buick 3rd 70 $202,940 137.531
1989 February 19 Darrell Waltrip 17 Chevrolet 2nd 25 $184,900 148.466
1990 February 18 Derrike Cope 10 Chevrolet 12th 5 $188,150 165.761
1991 February 17 Ernie Irvan 4 Chevrolet 2nd 29 $233,000 148.148
1992 February 16 Davey Allison 28 Ford 6th 127 $244,050 160.256
1993 February 14 Dale Jarrett 18 Chevrolet 2nd 8 $238,200 154.972
1994 February 20 Sterling Marlin 4 Chevrolet 4th 30 $258,275 156.931
1995 February 19 Sterling Marlin (2) 4 Chevrolet 3rd 105 $300,460 141.710
1996 February 18 Dale Jarrett (2) 88 Ford 7th 40 $360,775 154.308
1997 February 16 Jeff Gordon 24 Chevrolet 6th 40 $377,410 148.295
1998 February 15 Dale Earnhardt 3 Chevrolet 4th 105 $1,059,805 172.712
1999 February 14 Jeff Gordon (2) 24 Chevrolet Pole 15 $1,172,246 161.551
2000 February 20 Dale Jarrett (3) 88 Ford Pole 87 $1,277,975 155.669
2001 February 18 Michael Waltrip 15 Chevrolet 19th 23 $1,331,185 161.783
2002 February 17 Ward Burton 22 Dodge 19th 4 $1,389,017 130.810
2003 February 16 Michael Waltrip (2) 15 Chevrolet 4th 68 (of 109) $1,419,406 133.870*
2004 February 15 Dale Earnhardt, Jr. 8 Chevrolet 3rd 59 $1,495,070 156.341
2005 February 20 Jeff Gordon (3) 24 Chevrolet 15th 28 (of 203) $1,497,150 135.173*
2006 February 19 Jimmie Johnson 48 Chevrolet 9th 24 (of 203) $1,505,120 142.734*
2007 February 18 Kevin Harvick 29 Chevrolet 34th 4 (of 202) $1,510,469 149.333*

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