The Daytona 500 is the iconic 500-mile NASCAR Cup Series season-opener held annually at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Florida. Considered the most prestigious and important race in NASCAR, the Daytona has opened the NASCAR season every February since 1982. It is one of two Cup Series races held yearly at Daytona, with the second – a 400-mile event – as the regular-season finale in 2021. The Daytona 500 also is one of four superspeedway races to use tapered spaces. Richard Petty owns a series-best seven Daytona 500 wins, followed by Cale Yarborough with four. Denny Hamlin is the only active driver with multiple victories (3) in the “Great American Race.”
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Daytona International Speedway is 2.5 miles (4 km) long and a 500-mile race that requires 200 laps to complete.
Denny Hamlin won the 62nd running DAYTONA 500 at Daytona International Speedway, his 37th victory in the NASCAR Cup Series
Sunday February, 14th
The DAYTONA 500 will be at 2:30 PM ET
The 2021 DAYTONA 500 start time is 2:30 p.m. ET Sunday, Feb. 14, kicking off the NASCAR Cup Series season. FOX will broadcast the DAYTONA 500 with radio coverage from MRN and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio
The DAYTONA 500 is a 500-mile-long NASCAR Cup Series motor race held annually at DAYTONA International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Florida.
The DAYTONA 500 is 500 miles ( 800 Km ).
The DAYTONA 500 was first run in 1959. Lee Petty was the events first DAYTONA 500 winner at the Daytona International Speedway on February 25th, 1959.
Petty Enterprises is the team with most DAYTONA 500 wins with 9 wins total.
Richard Petty holds the record for most DAYTONA 500 victories with seven wins total.