Race Weekend Central

Numbers game: Daytona

By Brett Poirier

*0*
The number of driver points Trevor Bayne received for winning the Daytona 500.

*0.186*
The combined margin of victory, in seconds, for the Camping World Truck, Nationwide and Sprint Cup races at Daytona this past weekend.

*2*
Number of starts for Trevor Bayne in the Sprint Cup Series.

*3rd*
The highest finishing Nationwide-only driver in Saturday’s Nationwide Series race at Daytona (Landon Cassill).

*4*
The number of drivers to win the first two races of the Sprint Cup season (Matt Kenseth was the last driver to accomplish the feat in 2009).

*6*
Consecutive years of first-time Daytona 500 winners.

*6th*
Danica Patrick’s points position after finishing 14th in the Nationwide Series DRIVE4COPD 300 at Daytona.

*7*
The number of drivers who have picked up their first career victory in the Great American Race.

*10*
The number of years since the Wood Brothers last won a race (Bristol in March, 2001 with Elliott Sadler).

*10*
The number of wins for Tony Stewart in the Nationwide Series in only 91 career starts.

*16*
The number of cautions in the Daytona 500 a new record.

*20 years, one day*
The age (as of Sunday) of Trevor Bayne, the youngest Daytona 500 winner by more than five years.

*22*
The number of drivers to win in NASCAR’s top three series (Michael Waltrip became the 22nd on Friday).

*60*
The number of laps run under caution in Sunday’s Daytona 500.

*74*
The record number of lead changes in Sunday’s Daytona 500. The previous high was 60 in the 1974 running of the race.

*208*
The number of laps run for the second consecutive year. The distance is equal to 520 miles.

*600*
The number of wins for Ford after Bayne’s victory.

*1976*
The last time the Wood Brothers went to Victory Lane at Daytona with the Silver Fox, David Pearson.

*2004*
The last time a driver won at Daytona and Phoenix in the same season. Dale Earnhardt, Jr. won the Daytona 500 and the fall race in Phoenix.

*73,275*
Race winnings for Michael Waltrip for winning the Camping World Truck Series NextEra Energy Resources 250.

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