2011 Daytona 500

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Trevor Bayne's car before the start of the 2011 Daytona 500

The 2011 Daytona 500 took place on February 20th 2011 at the Daytona International Speedway. It was the first race of the 2011 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series. Dale Earnhardt, Jr. won the pole in qualifying,[1] however he did not start in 1st place because he crashed his car during practice.[2] The race was won by Trevor Bayne. At 20 years old, he is the youngest driver to win the race.[3]

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Position Car Number Driver Team Manufacturer
1 21 Trevor Bayne Wood Brothers Racing Ford
2 99 Carl Edwards Roush Fenway Racing Ford
3 34 David Gilliland Front Row Motorsports Ford
4 47 Bobby Labonte JTG Daugherty Racing Toyota
5 22 Kurt Busch Penske Racing Dodge
6 42 Juan Pablo Montoya Earnhardt Ganassi Racing Chevrolet
7 78 Regan Smith Furniture Row Racing Chevrolet
8 18 Kyle Busch Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota
9 27 Paul Menard Richard Childress Racing Chevrolet
10 5 Mark Martin Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet
11 43 A. J. Allmendinger Richard Petty Motorsports Ford
12 09 Bill Elliott Phoenix Racing Chevrolet
13 14 Tony Stewart Stewart Haas Racing Chevrolet
14 6 David Ragan Roush Fenway Racing Ford
15 32 Terry Labonte FAS Lane Racing Ford
16 7 Robby Gordon Robby Gordon Motorsports Dodge
17 33 Clint Bowyer Richard Childress Racing Chevrolet
18 1 Jamie McMurray Earnhardt Ganassi Racing Chevrolet
19 56 Martin Truex, Jr. Michael Waltrip Racing Toyota
20 77 Steve Wallace Rusty Wallace Racing Toyota
21 11 Denny Hamlin Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota
22 39 Ryan Newman Stewart Haas Racing Chevrolet
23 20 Joey Logano Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota
24 88 Dale Earnhardt, Jr. Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet
25 4 Kasey Kahne Red Bull Racing Team Toyota
26 36 Dave Blaney Tommy Baldwin Racing Chevrolet
27 48 Jimmie Johnson Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet
28 24 Jeff Gordon Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet
29 2 Brad Keselowski Penske Racing Dodge
30 00 David Reutimann Michael Waltrip Racing Toyota
31 83 Brian Vickers Red Bull Racing Team Toyota
32 38 Travis Kvapil Front Row Motorsports Ford
33 71 Andy Lally TRG Motorsports Chevrolet
34 17 Matt Kenseth Roush Fenway Racing Ford
35 16 Greg Biffle Roush Fenway Racing Ford
36 31 Jeff Burton Richard Childress Racing Chevrolet
37 9 Marcos Ambrose Richard Petty Motorsports Ford
38 37 Robert Richardson, Jr. Front Row Motorsports Ford
39 87 Joe Nemechek NEMCO Motorsports Toyota
40 15 Michael Waltrip Michael Waltrip Racing Toyota
41 92 Brian Keselowski K-Automotive Motorsports Dodge
42 29 Kevin Harvick Richard Childress Racing Chevrolet
43 46 J. J. Yeley Whitney Motorsports Chevrolet
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