Jimmie Johnson wins Daytona 500, full race results


The No. 48  car of Jimmie Johnson crossed the start finish line first, claiming victory in the 55th running of the Daytona 500. It was his second win of the race, as he won the 2006 event. It was Johnson’s 400th start he joins a list of NASCAR legends to do so.

Dale Earnhardt Jr finished second in the race. Mark Martin, Brad Keselowski and Ryan Newman rounded out the top five.

Danica Patrick started on the pole for the race becoming the first female to lead the field to green in NASCAR’s top series. Though Jeff Gordon led the first lap of the race. Patrick would later lead lap 90. She finished the race eight. It was the best finish for a woman in the Daytona 500.

An wreck on lap 33 claimed some pre-race favorites in Tony Stewart, Kevin Harvick and Jamie McMurray. Brad Keselowski and others were also damaged in the incident.

Full Results for the Daytona 500

Pos Driver
1 Jimmie Johnson
2 Dale Earnhardt Jr.
3 Mark Martin
4 Brad Keselowski
5 Ryan Newman
6 Greg Biffle
7 Regan Smith
8 Danica Patrick
9 Michael McDowell
10 J.J. Yeley
11 Clint Bowyer
12 Ricky Stenhouse Jr.
13 Aric Almirola
14 Denny Hamlin
15 Bobby Labonte
16 David Reutimann
17 Dave Blaney
18 Marcos Ambrose
19 Joey Logano
20 Jeff Gordon
21 Paul Menard
22 Michael Waltrip
23 Scott Speed
24 Martin Truex Jr.
25 Travis Kvapil
26 Terry Labonte
27 Trevor Bayne
28 Kurt Busch
29 Casey Mears
30 Jeff Burton
31 Austin Dillon
32 Jamie McMurray
33 Carl Edwards
34 Kyle Busch
35 David Ragan
36 Kasey Kahne
37 Matt Kenseth
38 David Gilliland
39 Juan Pablo Montoya
40 Josh Wise
41 Tony Stewart
42 Kevin Harvick
43 Joe Nemechek

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