Who won Daytona 2012?
The 54th iteration of the event, it was held between February 27 and 28, 2012 at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Florida, before a crowd of 140,000. Matt Kenseth driving for Roush Fenway Racing took the 202-lap race for his first win of the season and his second Daytona 500 victory.
What happened to the 2021 Daytona 500?
Michael McDowell Wins Daytona 500 in a Wild Finish After a Lengthy Delay. McDowell, a 14-year part-timer, drove straight through a flaming crash scene on the final lap to earn his first career victory in the NASCAR Cup Series.
Who just crashed in the Daytona 500?
Harrison Burton Flips in Eight-Car Daytona 500 Crash That Eliminates Three-Time Winner Denny Hamlin.
Who tapped Ryan Newman?
In the final minutes of one of NASCAR’s most iconic races, the Daytona 500, Hamlin narrowly missed Newman’s spinning car, which was tapped by Ryan Blaney.
What time did the 2012 Daytona 500 end?
1 a.m. ET
The race ended at 1 a.m. ET on Feb. 28, a full day and a half after the planned start of the event.
Who hit the jet dryer at Daytona?
Juan Pablo Montoya
Juan Pablo Montoya hits jet dryer that bursts into flames Late in the race on lap 160, under caution, the red No. 42 car made its way around the track to catch up to the rest of the field. Then, disaster struck.
What happened to the Daytona 500 2022?
2022 Daytona 500: Austin Cindric holds off Ryan Blaney, Bubba Wallace in wild finish. Austin Cindric won the Daytona 500 on Sunday, surviving a crash-filled ending and holding the lead throughout the two-lap overtime to take the checkered flag in just his eighth Cup Series start.
How much does the Daytona 500 winner get?
Given that NASCAR hasn’t announced a historic purse in the two years since 2020, it’s safe to assume that the winner would pocket between $1.6 million and $2 million.
Who caused Nascar crash?
Byron was sent careening into an inside wall, while Hamlin and Chastain sustained damage to their cars. Hamlin would end up with a DNF, the first time he hasn’t finished the Daytona 500 in 17 tries. Keselowski seemed to be the catalyst for the crash. He bumped into the right rear bumper of Burton’s car.