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Richard Petty holds most Daytona 500 wins

February 10, 2014,

Petty holds the record of all-time wins with seven

Richard Petty claimed his first Daytona 500 win at Daytona International Speedway in 1964 and didn't stop there. Petty would go on to win at the crown jewel of stock car racing six more times, earning himself the most all-time wins in NASCAR's most historic race. As for the most wins for an active driver, veteran Jeff Gordon holds that distinction with three 500 victories.