OFFICIAL RACE RESULTS

DAYTONA 500

Michael Waltrip won the 2001 NASCAR Winston Cup Series Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway.

TRACK

  • NAME: Daytona International Speedway
  • LOCATION: Daytona
  • LENGTH: 2.500 Miles
  • SURFACE: Pavement
  • PURSE: $9,678,524

RACE

  • NUMBER: 1
  • NAME: Daytona 500
  • DATE: 02-18-2001
  • LAPS / MILES: 200 / 500
  • CAUTIONS / LAPS: 3 / 14

WINNER

  • NAME: Michael Waltrip
  • CAR MAKE: Chevrolet
  • AVG SPEED: 161.783
  • START POSITION: 19th
  • LEAD CHANGES: 49
Finish Start # Driver Make Sponsor Points Laps Led Status Money
1 19 15 Michael Waltrip Chevrolet NAPA 180 200 27 Running 1,331,185
2 6 8 Dale Earnhardt, Jr. Chevrolet Budweiser 175 200 13 Running 975,907
3 12 2 Rusty Wallace Ford Miller Lite 165 200 0 Running 676,224
4 30 28 Ricky Rudd Ford Texaco / Havoline 160 200 0 Running 517,831
5 1 9 Bill Elliott Dodge Dodge Dealers 160 200 1 Running 392,582
6 27 7 Mike Wallace Ford NationsRent 150 200 0 Running 275,269
7 3 40 Sterling Marlin Dodge Coors Light 151 200 39 Running 262,354
8 35 55 Bobby Hamilton Chevrolet Square D 142 200 0 Running 189,259
9 38 12 Jeremy Mayfield Ford Mobil 1 138 200 0 Running 207,168
10 2 92 Stacy Compton Dodge Kodiak 134 200 0 Running 168,770
11 32 33 Joe Nemechek Chevrolet Oakwood Homes 130 200 0 Running 174,754
12 7 3 Dale Earnhardt Chevrolet GM Goodwrench 132 199 17 Crash 194,111
13 14 36 Ken Schrader Pontiac M&M's 129 199 7 Crash 154,874
14 39 77 Robert Pressley Ford Jasper Engines 121 199 0 Running 142,809
15 43 11 Brett Bodine Ford Ralph's Supermarkets 123 199 1 Running 133,509
16 28 45 Kyle Petty Dodge Sprint 115 199 0 Running 125,909
17 42 14 Ron Hornaday, Jr. Pontiac Conseco 112 199 0 Running 129,534
18 40 21 Elliott Sadler Ford Motorcraft 109 199 0 Running 127,909
19 8 99 Jeff Burton Ford Citgo Supergard 106 199 0 Running 155,884
20 21 19 Casey Atwood Dodge Dodge Dealers 103 198 0 Running 128,034
21 16 17 Matt Kenseth Ford DeWalt Tools 100 196 0 Running 136,584
22 31 88 Dale Jarrett Ford UPS 102 186 1 Crash 167,711
23 18 32 Ricky Craven Ford Tide 94 185 0 Running 122,484
24 34 5 Terry Labonte Chevrolet Kellogg's 91 184 0 Crash 157,589
25 23 27 Kenny Wallace Pontiac Hills Brothers Coffee 88 184 0 Crash 124,509
26 4 31 Mike Skinner Chevrolet Lowe's 90 183 24 Running 187,358
27 11 26 Jimmy Spencer Ford Kmart 82 183 0 Running 135,134
28 33 10 Johnny Benson, Jr. Pontiac Valvoline 79 181 0 Engine 129,009
29 29 44 Buckshot Jones Dodge Georgia-Pacific 76 181 0 Crash 126,234
30 13 24 Jeff Gordon Chevrolet DuPont Automotive 78 178 11 Crash 166,411
31 25 1 Steve Park Chevrolet Pennzoil 75 177 2 Running 144,027
32 5 25 Jerry Nadeau Chevrolet UAW-Delphi 67 176 0 Crash 141,384
33 22 6 Mark Martin Ford Viagra / Pfizer 69 175 1 Crash 160,685
34 15 01 Jason Leffler Dodge Cingular Wireless 61 174 0 Crash 124,884
35 10 22 Ward Burton Dodge Caterpillar 68 173 53 Crash 165,019
36 24 20 Tony Stewart Pontiac Home Depot 55 173 0 Crash 135,009
37 41 4 Robby Gordon Chevrolet Kodak 52 173 0 Crash 113,959
38 9 96 Andy Houston Ford McDonald's 49 173 0 Crash 120,384
39 36 43 John Andretti Dodge Cheerios 46 173 0 Crash 148,136
40 37 18 Bobby Labonte Pontiac Interstate Batteries 48 173 3 Crash 164,611
41 26 97 Kurt Busch Ford Team Ford Racing 40 169 0 Running 120,284
42 20 93 Dave Blaney Dodge Amoco 37 135 0 Engine 111,859
43 17 51 Jeff Purvis Ford Phoenix Construction 34 47 0 Crash 111,384