February 23, 2015
Daytona International Speedway
Daytona Beach, FL
First race: 1959
Distance: 500 miles (804.672 km)
Number of laps: 200
Corporate sponsor: None
Defending Champion: Dale Earnhardt Jr.
Forty-three of the best stock car drivers in the world compete in “The Great American Race,” NASCAR’s biggest, richest and most prestigious event.
2015 Daytona 500 Betting Lines
The Daytona 500 is to racing what the
Super Bowl is to football. It's the
ultimate race, and winning it instantly
makes you a legend. The Daytona 500 is
simply the crown jewel of the NASCAR
calendar, and one of the most
high-profile events in all of sports.
The 2015 edition of this legendary race
will run on Sunday, Feb. 23, and
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Daytona 500 is the most-watched auto
race in the country and it's easy to see
why. "The Great American Race" features
500 miles of nonstop, adrenaline-pumping
excitement! This race takes place at the
Daytona International Speedway in
Daytona Beach, Florida, one of the most
famous racetracks in the world. NASCAR
greats like Petty, Waltrip and Gordon
have all taken the checkered flag at
Daytona International Speedway. Which
driver will add their name to that
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Drivers at Daytona International Speedway
International Speedway Facts
International Speedway, on the Florida
coast at Daytona Beach, has an advantage
over most tracks in being available year
round for racing events. The track
itself is a tri-oval that sits on a
complex covering 480 acres.
boasts the 44-acre Lake Lloyd. With the
long season and the versatility of the
setting, Daytona International Speedway
has room in its schedule for motorcycle
racing, as well as Historic Sportscar
Racing and other events. Every February
since 1959, this speedway has hosted the
Daytona 500, the first and most exciting
race of the Winston Cup (now Sprint Cup)
racing season, the race where everyone
is on equal footing and has the same
hope of taking home the Cup.
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Daytona 500 Race Results
2014 Daytona 500
Winner - Dale Earnhardt Jr.
Dale Earnhardt Jr. is now a two time Daytona 500 champion with this 2014 Daytona victory at Daytona International Speedway.
2013 Daytona 500
Winner - Jimmie Johnson
Jimmie Johnson wins 2013 Daytona 500 with a great start to the 2013 NASCAR season. Johnson was able take the checkered flag after starting in the ninth position. Johnson passed defending series champion Brad Keselowski on a restart and fended off Hendrick Motorsports teammate Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s last-lap charge.
Daytona 500 Winners and Race Results