Who Won the Daytona 500?

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Who Won the Daytona 500?

The 2024 Daytona 500 was the 66th running of the NASCAR Cup Series race. It was held on February 19, 2024, at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Florida. The race was won by Austin Cindric in a photo finish over Chase Briscoe.

The Race

The 2024 Daytona 500 was a caution-filled race that saw several lead changes. The first caution came out on lap 11 for a crash involving Joey Logano and Kyle Busch. The second caution came out on lap 36 for a crash involving Brad Keselowski and Martin Truex Jr.

The third caution came out on lap 104 for a crash involving Daniel Hemric and Kurt Busch. The fourth caution came out on lap 152 for a crash involving Ryan Newman and Corey Lajoie.

The fifth and final caution came out on lap 197 for a crash involving Aric Almirola and Chris Buescher.

The Finish

The race came down to a two-lap shootout between Cindric and Briscoe. Cindric was able to hold off Briscoe to win the race by a nose.

The Winner

Austin Cindric is the 2024 Daytona 500 champion. He is the first driver to win the Daytona 500 in his rookie year since Trevor Bayne in 2011. Cindric is also the first driver to win the Daytona 500 in a Team Penske car since Brad Keselowski in 2012.

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