NASCAR Cup Series

Race Results

Daytona 500

@ Daytona International Speedway

February 14th, 2021 - Race #1 of the 2021 NASCAR Cup Series Season

  • Laps Scheduled: 200
  • Miles Raced: 500.0
  • Time of Race: 03h 27m 44s
  • Average Speed: 144.416 mph
  • Margin of Victory: Under caution
  • Cautions: 7
  • Caution Laps: 40
  • Lead Changes: 22
  • Cars in Race: 40
  • Finished On Lead Lap: 11 (28%)
#3 NASCAR Next Gen car
Daytona Beach, Florida - September 7th, 2021: The #3 NASCAR Next Gen car is seen in the garage during the NASCAR Cup Series test at Daytona International Speedway. Photo by James Gilbert | Getty Images
FIN ST Car # Driver Make TOT PTS F PTS B PTS PO PTS Laps Led x Led S1 S2 STUS
1 17 34 Michael McDowell Ford 44 40 4 5 200 1 1 0 7 Running
2 12 9 Chase Elliott Chevrolet 42 35 7 0 200 3 2 0 4 Running
3 4 3 Austin Dillon Chevrolet 48 34 14 0 200 7 3 3 5 Running
4 8 4 Kevin Harvick Ford 42 33 9 0 200 17 2 0 2 Running
5 25 11 Denny Hamlin Toyota 52 32 20 2 200 98 6 1 1 Running
6 11 37 Ryan Preece Chevrolet 40 31 9 0 200 0 0 2 0 Running
7 34 42 Ross Chastain Chevrolet 32 30 2 0 200 0 0 9 0 Running
8 19 77 Jamie McMurray Chevrolet 29 29 0 0 200 0 0 0 0 Running
9 16 7 Corey Lajoie Chevrolet 28 28 0 0 200 0 0 0 0 Running
10 13 5 Kyle Larson Chevrolet 37 27 10 0 200 1 1 4 8 Running
11 27 41 Cole Custer Ford 27 26 1 0 200 1 1 10 0 Running
12 9 22 Joey Logano Ford 33 25 8 0 199 26 2 8 6 Accident
13 24 2 Brad Keselowski Ford 25 24 1 0 199 0 0 0 10 Accident
14 10 18 Kyle Busch Toyota 25 23 2 0 199 0 0 0 9 Accident
15 39 33 Austin Cindric Ford 0 0 0 0 199 2 1 5 0 Accident
16 5 20 Christopher Bell Toyota 26 21 5 0 199 32 1 6 0 Running
17 6 23 Bubba Wallace Toyota 32 20 12 0 198 1 1 7 3 Accident
18 21 47 Ricky Stenhouse Jr Chevrolet 19 19 0 0 198 0 0 0 0 Running
19 30 14 Chase Briscoe Ford 18 18 0 0 197 0 0 0 0 Running
20 28 53 Joey Gase Ford 17 17 0 0 196 0 0 0 0 Running
21 35 51 Cody Ware Chevrolet 16 16 0 0 196 0 0 0 0 Running
22 20 1 Kurt Busch Chevrolet 15 15 0 0 195 0 0 0 0 Running
23 38 78 BJ McLeod Ford 0 0 0 0 195 0 0 0 0 Running
24 37 52 Josh Bilicki Ford 13 13 0 0 194 0 0 0 0 Running
25 26 19 Martin Truex Jr Toyota 12 12 0 0 193 0 0 0 0 Running
26 2 24 William Byron Chevrolet 11 11 0 0 191 0 0 0 0 Running
27 29 8 Tyler Reddick Chevrolet 10 10 0 0 188 0 0 0 0 Running
28 40 16 Kaz Grala Chevrolet 9 9 0 0 115 10 1 0 0 DVP
29 33 0 Quin Houff Chevrolet 8 8 0 0 37 0 0 0 0 Accident
30 14 12 Ryan Blaney Ford 7 7 0 0 14 0 0 0 0 Accident
31 22 17 Chris Buescher Ford 6 6 0 0 14 0 0 0 0 DVP
32 36 38 Anthony Alfredo Ford 5 5 0 0 14 0 0 0 0 DVP
33 23 21 Matt DiBenedetto Ford 4 4 0 0 14 0 0 0 0 DVP
34 3 10 Aric Almirola Ford 3 3 0 0 13 0 0 0 0 Accident
35 1 48 Alex Bowman Chevrolet 2 2 0 0 13 1 1 0 0 Accident
36 15 99 Daniel Suarez Chevrolet 1 1 0 0 13 0 0 0 0 Accident
37 18 36 David Ragan Ford 1 1 0 0 13 0 0 0 0 Accident
38 7 6 Ryan Newman Ford 1 1 0 0 13 0 0 0 0 Accident
39 31 43 Erik Jones Chevrolet 1 1 0 0 13 0 0 0 0 Accident
40 32 15 Derrike Cope Chevrolet 1 1 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 Accident

Race Infractions

Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway

Driver Infraction Penalty Lap Lap Assessed Flag
Brad Keselowski Pre-Race to the Rear Back up car Tail End 0 0 White
Martin Truex Jr Pre-Race to the Rear Radiator Change Tail End 0 0 White
Erik Jones Pre-Race to the Rear Engine Change Tail End 0 0 White
Ross Chastain Pre-Race to the Rear Back up car Tail End 0 0 White
Bubba Wallace Pre-Race to the Rear Multiple Inspection Failures Tail End 0 0 White
William Byron Pre-Race to the Rear Back up car Tail End 0 0 White
Cole Custer Pre-Race to the Rear Back up car Tail End 0 0 White
Kaz Grala Pre-Race to the Rear Back up car Tail End 0 0 White
Chase Briscoe Pre-Race to the Rear Back up car Tail End 0 0 White
Anthony Alfredo Pre-Race to the Rear Back up car Tail End 0 0 White
Jamie McMurray Pitting before pit road is open Tail End 14 29 Yellow
Martin Truex Jr Pitting before pit road is open Tail End 14 29 Yellow
Ryan Blaney Pitting before pit road is open Tail End 14 29 Yellow
Matt DiBenedetto Pitting before pit road is open Garage Tail End 14 0 Yellow
Chris Buescher Pitting before pit road is open Garage Tail End 14 0 Yellow
BJ McLeod Pitting before pit road is open Tail End 14 29 Yellow
Daniel Suarez Pitting before pit road is open Garage Tail End 14 0 Yellow
William Byron Pitting before pit road is open Tail End 14 29 Yellow
Tyler Reddick Pitting before pit road is open Tail End 14 29 Yellow
Anthony Alfredo Pitting before pit road is open Garage Tail End 14 0 Yellow
Joey Logano Pitting before pit road is open Tail End 27 29 Yellow
William Byron Unspecified Pit- Repair damage Other - See Notes 34 36 Green
William Byron Too many crewmember(s) in contact with pit service area Tail End 66 71 Yellow
Jamie McMurray Pitting before pit road is open Tail End 112 117 Yellow
Ricky Stenhouse Jr Pitting before pit road is open Tail End 112 117 Yellow
Corey Lajoie Pitting before pit road is open Tail End 112 117 Yellow
Christopher Bell Pitting before pit road is open Tail End 112 117 Yellow
Kaz Grala Pitting before pit road is open Tail End 113 117 Yellow
BJ McLeod Pitting before pit road is open Tail End 130 136 Yellow
Kurt Busch Too many crewmember(s) in contact with pit service area Tail End 132 136 Yellow
Kyle Larson Safety violation Tail End 132 136 Yellow
Ricky Stenhouse Jr Too many crewmember(s) in contact with pit service area Tail End 134 136 Yellow
Chase Briscoe Crewmember(s) over the wall too soon Pass Thru 162 165 Green