Winners of NASCAR's Daytona 500

YEAR  DRIVER             AVG. SPEED
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2021  Michael McDowell
2020  Denny Hamlin        141.11 
2019  Denny Hamlin        137.440
2018  Austin Dillon       150.545 
2017  Kurt Busch          143.187
2016  Denny Hamlin        157.549
2015  Joey Logano         148.37
2014  Dale Earnhardt Jr   145.29
2013 	Jimmie Johnson      159.25
2012 	Matt Kenseth        140.256
2011 	Trevor Bayne        130.326
2010 	Jamie McMurray      137.284
2009 	Matt Kenseth        132.816
2008 	Ryan Newman         152.672
2007 	Kevin Harvick       149.333
2006 	Jimmie Johnson      142.667
2005 	Jeff Gordon         135.173
2004 	Dale Earnhardt, Jr. 156.341
2003  Michael Waltrip     133.870
2002  Ward Burton         130.810
2001  Michael Waltrip     161.794
2000  Dale Jarrett        155.669
1999  Jeff Gordon         161.551
1998  Dale Earnhardt Sr   172.712
1997  Jeff Gordon         148.295
1996  Dale Jarrett        154.308
1995  Sterling Marlin     141.710
1994  Sterling Marlin     156.931
1993  Dale Jarrett        154.972
1992  Davey Allison       160.256
1991  Ernie Irvan         148.148
1990  Derrike Cope        165.761
1989  Darrell Waltrip     148.466
1988  Bobby Allison       137.531
1987  Bill Elliott        176.263
1986  Geoff Bodine        148.124
1985  Bill Elliott        172.265
1984  Cale Yarborough     150.994
1983  Cale Yarborough     155.979
1982  Bobby Allison       153.991
1981  Richard Petty       169.651

1980 Buddy Baker 177.602 1979 Richard Petty 143.977 1978 Bobby Allison 159.730 1977 Cale Yarborough 153.218 1976 David Pearson 152.181 1975 Benny Parsons 153.649 1974 Richard Petty 140.894 1973 Richard Petty 157.205 1972 A.J. Foyt 161.550 1971 Richard Petty 144.462 1970 Pete Hamilton 149.601 1969 LeeRoy Yarbrough 157.950 1968 Cale Yarborough 143.251 1967 Mario Andretti 149.926 1966 Richard Petty 160.627 1965 Fred Lorenzen 141.539 1964 Richard Petty 154.334 1963 Tiny Lund 151.566 1962 Fireball Roberts 152.529 1961 Marvin Panch 149.601 1960 Junior Johnson 124.740 1959 Lee Petty 135.521