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Daytona 500: Champions · Records

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Daytona 500 Champions
Year Driver Make Avg. mph Start Owner Pole
2012 Matt Kensth Ford 140.256 4 Roush Fenway Carl Edwards
2011 Trevor Bayne Ford 130.326 32 Wood Brothers Dale Earnhardt Jr.
2010 Jamie McMurray Chevrolet 137.284 13 Earnhardt-Ganassi Racing Mark Martin
2009 Matt Kenseth Ford 132.816 39 Roush Fenway Racing Martin Truex Jr.
2008Ryan NewmanDodge 152.672 7 Penske Racing Jimmie Johnson
2007Kevin HarvickChevrolet 149.335 34Richard Childress Racing David Gilliland
2006Jimmie JohnsonChevrolet142.734 9 Hendrick Motorsports Jeff Burton
2005Jeff GordonChevrolet135.173 15 Hendrick Motorsports Dale Jarrett
2004Dale Earnhardt Jr.Chevrolet156.345 3 Dale Earnhardt Inc. Greg Biffle
2003Michael Waltrip Chevrolet 133.870 4 Dale Earnhardt Inc. Jeff Green
2002Ward Burton Dodge 142.971 19 Bill Davis Racing Jimmie Johnson
2001Michael Waltrip Chevrolet 161.783 19 Dale Earnhardt Inc. Bill Elliott
2000Dale Jarrett Ford 155.669 1 Robert Yates Racing Dale Jarrett
1999Jeff Gordon Chevrolet 161.551 1 Hendrick Motorsports Jeff Gordon
1998Dale Earnhardt Chevrolet 172.712 4 Richard Childress Racing Bobby Labonte
1997Jeff Gordon Chevrolet 148.295 6 Hendrick Motorsports Mike Skinner
1996Dale Jarrett Ford 154.308 7 Robert Yates Racing Dale Earnhardt
1995Sterling Marlin Chevrolet 141.710 3 Morgan-McClure Motorsports Dale Jarrett
1994Sterling Marlin Chevrolet 156.931 4 Morgan-McClure Motorsports Loy Allen
1993Dale Jarrett Chevrolet 154.972 2 Joe Gibbs Racing Kyle Petty
1992Davey Allison Ford 160.256 6 Robert Yates Racing Sterling Marlin
1991Ernie Irvan Chevrolet 148.148 2 Morgan-McClure Motorsports Davey Allison
1990Derrike Cope Chevrolet 165.761 12 Bob Whitcomb Ken Schrader
1989Darrell Waltrip Chevrolet 148.466 2 Hendrick Motorsports Ken Schrader
1988Bobby Allison Buick 137.531 3 Stavola Brothers Ken Schrader
1987Bill Elliott Ford 176.263 1 Melling Racing Bill Elliott
1986Geoff Bodine Chevrolet 148.124 2 Hendrick Motorsports Bill Elliott
1985Bill Elliott Ford 172.265 1 Melling Racing Bill Elliott
1984Cale Yarborough Chevrolet 150.994 1 Harry Rainer Cale Yarborough
1983Cale Yarborough Pontiac 155.979 8 Harry Rainer Ricky Rudd
1982Bobby Allison Buick 153.991 7 DiGard Motorsports Benny Parsons
1981Richard Petty Buick 169.651 8 Petty Enterprises Bobby Allison
1980Buddy Baker Oldsmobile 177.602 1 Harry Rainer Buddy Baker
1979Richard Petty Oldsmobile 143.977 13 Petty Enterprises Buddy Baker
1978Bobby Allison Ford 159.730 33 Bud Moore Cale Yarborough
1977Cale Yarborough Chevrolet 153.218 4 Junior Johnson Donnie Allison
1976David Pearson Mercury 152.181 7 Wood Brothers Ramo Stott
1975Benny Parsons Chevrolet 153.649 32 L.G. DeWitt Donnie Allison
1974Richard Petty Dodge 140.894 2 Petty Enterprises David Pearson
1973Richard Petty Dodge 157.205 7 Petty Enterprises Buddy Baker
1972A.J. Foyt Mercury 161.550 2 Wood Brothers Bobby Isaac
1971Richard Petty Plymouth 144.462 5 Petty Enterprises A.J. Foyt
1970Pete Hamilton Plymouth 149.601 9 Petty Enterprises Cale Yarborough
1969LeeRoy Yarborough Ford 157.950 19 Junior Johnson Buddy Baker
1968Cale Yarborough Mercury 143.251 1 Wood Brothers Cale Yarborough
1967Mario Andretti Ford 146.926 12 Holman-Moody Curtis Turner
1966Richard Petty Plymouth 160.627 1 Petty Enterprises Richard Petty
1965Fred Lorenzen Ford 141.539 4 Holman-Moody Darel Dieringer
1964Richard Petty Plymouth 154.334 2 Petty Enterprises Paul Goldsmith
1963Tiny Lund Ford 151.566 12 Wood Brothers Fireball Roberts
1962Fireball Roberts Pontiac 152.529 1 Smokey Yunick Fireball Roberts
1961Marvin Panch Pontiac 149.601 4 Smokey Yunick Fireball Roberts
1960Junior Johnson Chevrolet 124.740 9 John Masoni Cotton Owens
1959Lee Petty Oldsmobile 135.521 15 Petty Enterprises Bob Welborn