Daytona 500 winners by year

Daytona 500 winners by year
Joey Logano celebrates with his No. 22 Team Penske crew after winning the 2015 Daytona 500.

Joey Logano won the 57th running of the Daytona 500 in a green-white-checkered finish that ended under caution. It was the Team Penske driver’s first victory in the Great American Race.

Richard Petty holds the record for most Daytona 500 victories, while 10 other drivers have won NASCAR’s premier event at least twice: Petty (seven), Cale Yarborough (four), Bobby Allison (three), Dale Jarrett (three), Gordon (three), Earnhardt Jr. (Two) Bill Elliott (two), Jimmie Johnson (two), Matt Kenseth (two), Marlin (two) and Michael Waltrip (two).

Past champions by year:.

1959: Lee Petty.

1960: Junior Johnson.

1961: Marvin Panch.

1962: Fireball Roberts.

1963: Tiny Lund.

1964: Richard Petty.

1965: Fred Lorenzen.

1966: Richard Petty.

1967: Mario Andretti.

1968: Cale Yarborough.

1969: LeeRoy Yarbrough.

1970: Pete Hamilton.

1971: Richard Petty.

1972: A.J. Foyt.

1973: Richard Petty.

1974: Richard Petty.

1975: Benny Parsons.

1976: David Pearson.

1977: Cale Yarborough.

1978: Bobby Allison.

1979: Richard Petty.

1980: Buddy Baker.

1981: Richard Petty.

1982: Bobby Allison.

1983: Cale Yarborough.

1984: Cale Yarborough.

1985: Bill Elliott.

1986: Geoff Bodine.

1987: Bill Elliott.

1988: Bobby Allison.

1989: Darrell Waltrip.

1990: Derrike Cope.

1991: Ernie Irvan.

1992: Davey Allison.

1993: Dale Jarrett.

1994: Sterling Marlin.

1995: Sterling Marlin.

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1996: Dale Jarrett.

1997: Jeff Gordon.

1998: Dale Earnhardt.

1999: Jeff Gordon.

2000: Dale Jarrett.

2001: Michael Waltrip.

2002: Ward Burton.

2003: Michael Waltrip.

2004: Dale Earnhardt Jr.

2005: Jeff Gordon.

2006: Jimmie Johnson.

2007: Kevin Harvick.

2008: Ryan Newman.

2009: Matt Kenseth.

2010: Jamie McMurray.

2011: Trevor Bayne.

2012: Matt Kenseth.

2013: Jimmie Johnson.

2014: Dale Earnhardt Jr.

2015: Joey Logano.