Winners of the Daytona 500 - A Look Back in Time

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Daytona Beach Real Estate & Community Events Blog. By Lisa C. Hill, "THE SMART CHOICE!"

NASCARSo here I go with another post that's not about real estate. But it is about my home town. Yep. I'm proud to call myself a Daytona Beach native. I'm one of the few! And this is a topic that many people can't get enough of.

But considering we're now a few days past the 2008 Daytona 500 (and Bike Week is fast approaching), this will be the last of my Daytona 500 posts... I think.

So I thought I'd provide you with a list of all the winners of the Daytona 500, since it was moved from the actual beach and A1A, to NASCAR's Daytona Speedway. I actually have a list of how much money was won by each winner, their top speeds and their cars. But since the 500 is now over, I don't want to keep dragging this out... unless you want to hear more. In that case, you'll have to indicate that in the comments =)

So here we go. 50 years of winners of the Daytona 500

1959 -Lee Petty 1984 -Cale Yarborough
1960 -Junior Johnson 1985 -Bill Elliott
1961 -Marvin Panch 1986 -Geoffrey Bodine
1962 -Fireball Roberts 1987 -Bill Elliott
1963 -Tiny Lund 1988 -Bobby Allison
1964 -Richard Petty 1989 -Darrell Waltrip
1965 -Fred Lorenzen 1990 -Derrike Cope
1966 -Richard Petty 1991 -Ernie Irvan
1967 -Mario Andretti 1992 -Davey Allison
1968 -Cale Yarborough 1993 -Dale Jarrett
1969 -LeeRoy Yarbrough 1994 -Sterling Marlin
1970 -Pete Hamilton 1995 -Sterling Marlin
1971 -Richard Petty 1996 -Dale Jarrett
1972 -A.J. Foyt 1997 -Jeff Gordon
1973 -Richard Petty 1998 -Dale Earnhardt
1974 -Richard Petty 1999 -Jeff Gordon
1975 -Benny Parsons 2000 -Dale Jarrett
1976 -David Pearson 2001 -Michael Waltrip
1977 -Cale Yarborough 2002 -Ward Burton
1978 -Bobby Allison 2003 -Michael Waltrip
1979 -Richard Petty 2004 -Dale Earnhardt Jr.
1980 -Buddy Baker 2005 -Jeff Gordon
1981 -Richard Petty 2006 -Jimmie Johnson
1982 -Bobby Allison 2007 -Kevin Harvick
1983 -Cale Yarborough 2008 -Ryan Newman


If you're interested in buying or selling real estate in Daytona Beach or any of the surrounding cities, make a Smart Choice and contact Lisa C. Hill with Adams Cameron. You can't go wrong with a local native!

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Rainmaker
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Gary L. Waters Broker Associate, Bucci Realty
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Not a long list...looks like about 30 drivers won all 50 of them.
Feb 22, 2008 08:37 AM #1
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Gary- I noticed a few duplicates, but I was actually surprised by the names I hadn't heard before.
Feb 22, 2008 03:08 PM #2
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Midori Miller
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Lisa-I really did not know anything about NASCAR until I moved here...funny thing...my brother loves NASCAR...his favorite...Tony Stewart...I really like the entire series you have done here!
Feb 22, 2008 03:26 PM #3
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Katrina Madewell
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WHAT A PERFECT POST FOR YOUR AREA!

Lisa tell me, what is bigger there in Daytona, the Daytona 500 (NASCAR with its risen to popularity) or the Bikers Week?

Feb 22, 2008 04:29 PM #4
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Katrina- It's hard to say. If I had to guess, I think it's probably NASCAR right now, but the bikers tend to be more loyal to what they like. It's kind of like, once a biker, always a biker. But race fans can get tired of the races.

 

Feb 22, 2008 07:03 PM #5
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Midori- Thank you! =)
Feb 22, 2008 07:18 PM #6
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Andrew- I was video taping a condo I have listed yesterday and I when I stepped out onto the balcony, I heard all this commotion from the unit on my right. Then all these obviously drunken guys started talking to me and wanting me to see what they had. So as I swung the video camera around in their direction, they proudly displayed the NASCAR flag they had "obtained" from the race track ;)
Feb 23, 2008 10:26 AM #7
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