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The winner of the 2021 Daytona 500 wasn't in the lead until the very end of the race, after a fiery crash up front on the final lap opened a path for him to drive through.
Michael McDowell, who was tracking leaders Joey Logano and Brad Keselowski on Lap 200 of the 200-lap race, was in front after Logano and Keselowski wrecked and NASCAR put out the caution flag that ended the race. McDowell was ahead of Chase Elliott by a car length, and then he crossed the start-finish line first for good measure.
Take a look at the accident that brought out the caution flag at the end of the.
At age 62, Derrike Cope relishes one more Daytona 500
1990 Daytona 500 champ Derrike Cope looks forward to his first start in the 500 since 2004: "I’m not afraid of mixing it up."And for those who think he’s too old to compete in the Daytona 500 — he’ll be more than 15 years older than any other competitor in the field — or concerned that he’ll be running his first NASCAR race since 2018, he has a message:— NASCAR (@NASCAR)
The wild finish early Monday capped a marathon day that was bracketed by big wrecks early and late.
Mother Nature grudgingly allowed NASCAR Cup Series drivers to kick off a new season.loomed over the 500 on Sunday, and then rain over Daytona Beach, Fla., caused almost six hours of delays.
Sporting News tracked live updates and lap-by-lap highlights from the. Follow below for complete results from .
Daytona 500 results 2021
|18.||Ricky Stenhouse Jr.|
|25.||Martin Truex Jr.|
Daytona 500 live updates, highlights from 2021 race
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All the 2021 Daytona 500 paint schemes so far
The start of the 2021 NASCAR Cup Series season is a little more than a week away, and that means teams are releasing some of their paint schemes for the year. But for now, we're only interested in the schemes for the season-opening Da ytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway’s iconic 2.5-mile track. It’s the biggest race of the year and is currently scheduled for Sunday, February 14. However, between new sponsors and schemes and drivers with new rides, it’s all a lot to keep track of.
12:16 a.m. — Huge, fiery crash on the last lap takes out leaders Joey Logano and Brad Keselowski and opens it up for Michael McDowell to win NASCAR's premier event under caution.
12:10 a.m. — Down to 10 laps remaining. It's go time.
Midnight — Unscheduled green-flag stop for Bubba Wallace; Fox Sports reports he told his crew his car had a vibration. Right-side tires for the 23, who goes a lap down.
11:55 p.m. — The final green-flag stops of the night begin on Lap 170, with each manufacturer group pitting separately.
11:45 p.m. — The calm before the storm. Denny Hamlin still leads the way, and everyone else is lined up behind him.
11:35 p.m. — Denny Hamlin leads with 52 to go. The field is running single file on the high side before the serious racing begins.
11:20 p.m. — Denny Hamlin wins Stage 2 of the Daytona 500, building on his Stage 1 victory. The top 10 in the stage: Hamlin, Kevin Harvick, Bubba Wallace, Chase Elliott, Austin Dillon, Kyle Larson, Kyle Busch, Brad Keselowski, Ryan Preece and Austin Cindric.
NASCAR's 2021 Daytona 500 and Daytona Speedweeks schedule, time, TV channel
The 2021 NASCAR season is almost here. And while the official start to the Cup Series season is the Daytona 500 on Sunday, February 14, the racing world celebrates the unofficial beginning of the season with Daytona Speedweeks — typically more…However, things are looking a little different this year at Daytona International Speedway. While there is definitely tons of on-track action — including, of course, the Busch Clash At DAYTONA — the Speedweeks schedule is more condensed, down to six days from nine.
Just 70 laps remain in this year's Great American Race. It's about to get wild.
11:05 p.m. — Scary-looking moment as the right rear of Kaz Grala's car catches fire on pit road. Safety crews are there to extinguish it. Grala was one of the drivers involved in the wreck that Bell triggered. Amazingly, Grala tried to keep racing before being told to call it quits for the night.
... think we got a problem here.— NASCAR (@NASCAR) |
11 p.m. — CAUTION NO. 5. Christopher Bell causes a multi-vehicle wreck as his left rear tire goes down. Kyle Larson is one of the half-dozen drivers caught up in it. Bubba Wallace escapes and is scored in second at the time of the yellow.
.— NASCAR (@NASCAR) has a problem in the middle of the corner, and he collects in the process.
10:55 p.m. — Kyle Larson is the leader after all the pit stops. Fewer than 20 laps to go in Stage 2.
10:45 p.m. — Green-flag pit stops are near in the second half of Stage 2. (Oh, by the way, the race is now official after moving past Lap 100.)
Daytona 500 Vegas picks, top predictions, lineup 2021: Legendary expert fading Brad Keselowski
Micah Roberts pioneered wagering on NASCAR and just locked in his 2021 Daytona 500 expert picksJimmie Johnson crossed the overtime line just before the final caution came out.
10:30 p.m. — The worst of the rain appears to be behind us, but there are some concerns about fog.
Wanted to go check out the fog situation. Still fine for the drivers but I could see where it might be an issue at some point for spotters.— Jeff Gluck (@jeff_gluck)
10:10 p.m. — Denny Hamlin takes Stage 1 of the Daytona 500. The rest of the top 10:
Top 10 in Stage 1 at the:
10. Custer— Jeff Gluck (@jeff_gluck)
Gallery: NASCAR legend Dale Earnhardt by the numbers (SMG)
9:55 p.m. — OK, switching out yellow for green. Can we please be careful, guys?
9:45 p.m. — And the yellow flag is back on Lap 38. Quin Houff is out of the race.
Trouble for Houff and Briscoe!— FOX: NASCAR (@NASCARONFOX) |
9:35 p.m. — Green flag is waving. We are a full go on Lap 30.
9:20 p.m. — Well, this seems problematic. Still under a yellow flag at the moment.
Truex says there are puddles by the wall in areas where water is coming out for under the barrier.— Bob Pockrass (@bobpockrass)
“It’s going to be a while, the track is still wet. They don’t need to hear it from me, everybody else is probably yelling at them. But I see moisture in different spots,” - Ross Chastain |
Daytona 500 weather updates: Will rain in Sunday forecast delay NASCAR's 2021 race?
Will rain dampen the 2021 NASCAR season-opener? Check on the forecast ahead of the Daytona 500.Daytona Beach, Fla., was spared from any inclement weather on Tuesday as Kyle Busch won a thrilling Clash at Daytona. Thursday's Daytona Duels, however, were less lucky; rain delayed the second qualifying race of the 500, otherwise known as the Daytona Duels.— Kelly Crandall (@KellyCrandall)
9:05 p.m. — A quick recap of where we stand as the restart approaches:
Currently out of the race:
Derrike Cope, Aric Almirola, David Ragan, Ryan Blaney, Daniel Suarez, Erik Jones, Alex Bowman and Ryan Newman— Matt Weaver (@MattWeaverAW)
8:20 p.m. — Hey, a restart time! This might actually happen.
NASCAR is targeting a 9 PM ET restart for the— NASCAR (@NASCAR) on FOX.
7:55 p.m. — Trending in the right direction...
"Just a light sprinkle through 3 and 4," reports a truck to the tower.— Matt Weaver (@MattWeaverAW)
"Light sprinkes all the way around, but we're not losing progress," reports a truck to the tower.— Matt Weaver (@MattWeaverAW)
6:50 p.m. — The Air Titans are back on the track, but NASCAR has not offered any additional details on a possible restart time.
Air Titans are out there, but we're still waiting out the weather.
For now, enjoy The Clash on FOX. Keep following us and— FOX: NASCAR (@NASCARONFOX) . We'll keep you updated on everything happening at the track. |
6:20 p.m. — Good news: There could be a window to dry the track in between waves of rain. Bad news: That second wave could be ugly.
Radar update 5:57p ET - wave 1 overw/ wave 2 80+ mi away - rain for the next 30-45 min then break for 1.5/2hrs before wave 2 arrives. Tough call if we go back - environment is favorable for wave 2 to hold together - monitoring w/
O'Reilly Auto Parts 253 Vegas picks, predictions, lineup 2021: Legendary expert fading Kyle Larson
Micah Roberts pioneered wagering on NASCAR and just locked in his 2021 O'Reilly Auto Parts 253 expert picks One shocker: Roberts is low on Larson, even though he's one of the top 2021 O'Reilly Auto Parts 253 favorites at 14-1. In fact, Roberts says Larson, who finished 10th in the season-opening Daytona 500, barely cracks the top 15."This will be his first run on the Daytona Road Course after missing most of last season," Roberts told SportsLine. "His only top-five finish on a road course came at Watkins Glen during his rookie year in 2014.— Brian Neudorff (@NASCAR_WXMAN)
5:15 p.m. — OK, this rain really needs to chill out for a minute.
NASCAR’s track drying system “air titans” began the process of blowing water off the track. A few minutes later, the rain returned and NASCAR suspended track drying.— Bob Pockrass (@bobpockrass)
4:55 p.m. — Chase Briscoe just hitting the Panda Express drive-thru during the delay. A real power move.
Mid race— Chase Briscoe (@ChaseBriscoe_14) pit stop ????
4:10 p.m. — So, uh, this isn't ideal.
This is what we’re looking at:— Bob Pockrass (@bobpockrass)
3:55 p.m. — After just 15 laps, the Air Titans are out with the Daytona 500 under a red flag. Kevin Harvick is the current leader.
3:40 p.m. — Here's a full list of the drivers involved in the crash on Lap 14, per the FOX broadcast: Kurt Busch, Ryan Newman, Tyler Reddick, Aric Almirola, Ryan Blaney, Chris Buescher, Martin Truex Jr., Christopher Bell, Matt DiBenedetto, William Byron, David Ragan, Anthony Alfredo, Erik Jones, Alex Bowman, Jamie McMurray and Daniel Suarez.
Here's what happened:— FOX: NASCAR (@NASCARONFOX)
3:35 p.m. — And now a red flag because of a lighting strike. What a wild start.
RED FLAG: Lightning strike in vicinity. Racing will be stopped for at least 30 minutes.
Friday 5: Studious Kyle Larson looks to ‘finally close one out’ at Miami
Kyle Larson will be among the ones to watch in Sunday's Cup race for how he runs so close to the wall at Miami.He just wants to be back in the car.— Jeff Gluck (@jeff_gluck)
3:25 p.m. — Whoa. We've got huge crash involving at least a dozen cars.
Multiple contenders are collected in this early accident in the— NASCAR (@NASCAR) .
3:10 p.m. — The caution flag goes up after Derrike Cope hits the wall on Lap 3. He's done for the day.
First caution of the 2021— FOX: NASCAR (@NASCARONFOX) !
3 p.m. — A new season. Daytona 500. Pitbull. Here we go.
Mr. Worldwide, our stage is yours!— NASCAR (@NASCAR) delivers the command to start the engines at the ! (????: FOX)
2:40 p.m. — Let's hope those rain clouds float right on by the track.
This is why it is hard to predict whether it will rain today ... cells in area that could hit or miss. — Bob Pockrass (@bobpockrass)
What time does the Daytona 500 start?
- Start time: 2:30 p.m. ET
- TV network: Fox
- Live stream: ,
The Daytona 500 broadcast will begin at 2:30 p.m. ET on Sunday, Feb. 14, but the race itself may not start until closer to 3 p.m. ET. It will be held at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Fla.
Daytona 500 starting lineup 2021
Wednesday's pole qualifyingfor the Daytona 500 with Alex Bowman earning the nod and William Byron recording the second-fastest lap. The won by Aric Almirola and Austin Dillon set the remainder of the field.
|21.||Ricky Stenhouse Jr.|
|26.||Martin Truex Jr.|
Friday 5: Studious Kyle Larson looks to ‘finally close one out’ at Miami .
Kyle Larson will be among the ones to watch in Sunday's Cup race for how he runs so close to the wall at Miami.He just wants to be back in the car.