Most wins at Daytona International Speedway are held by Richard Petty - 10 wins, Cale Yarborough - 8 wins and David Pearson - 6 wins.
Known for its high speeds and intense racing, Daytona International Speedway is undoubtedly one of the most iconic and historic tracks in motorsports.
Since its inauguration in 1959, the Speedway has hosted numerous races and events, such as NASCAR Cup Series, NASCAR Xfinity Series, ARCA Menards Series, IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, and more.
Some of the famous motor races that take place on the legendary course are Daytona 500 and Firecracker 400.
The 85-year-old retired stock car racer Petty has the record for the most wins at Daytona 500, having won it seven times. His last triumph at the International Speedway came in July 1984 when he finished first in the Coke Zero Sugar 400.
Richard Petty - 10 Wins
Richard Petty has a total of 10 wins at the Daytona International Speedway with his first victory coming in the 1964 Daytona 500.
Coined as "The King," the NASCAR legend broke the record for the most wins at Daytona 500 in February 1966 with his team Petty Enterprises. He became the first racer to win the race twice.
- 1964 - Daytona 500
- 1966 - Daytona 500
- 1971 - Daytona 500
- 1973 - Daytona 500
- 1974 - Daytona 500
- 1975 - Coke Zero Sugar 400
- 1977 - Coke Zero Sugar 400
- 1979 - Daytona 500
- 1981 - Daytona 500
- 1984 - Coke Zero Sugar 400
His impressive track record shows his dominance at the Daytona International Speedway. Petty went on to win the prestigious race again in 1964, 1966, 1971, 1973, 1974, 1979, and 1981.
Petty's success wasn't limited to the Daytona 500, as he also won the Coke Zero Sugar 400 three times in 1975, 1977, and 1984.
Cale Yarborough - 8 Wins
Cale Yarborough has a record of 8 wins at the Daytona International Speedway. The 1967 Firecracker 400 was his first win at the track.
- 1967 - Coke Zero Sugar 400
- 1968 - Daytona 500
- 1968 - Coke Zero Sugar 400
- 1976 - Coke Zero Sugar 400
- 1977 - Daytona 500
- 1981 - Coke Zero Sugar 400
- 1983 - Daytona 500
- 1984 - Daytona 500
The former NASCAR Winston Cup Series driver's winning records at the Daytona 500 results by year are listed as 1968, 1977, 1983, and 1984.
Cale started his winning streak at the 1967 Coke Zero Sugar 400, followed by back-to-back victories at the Daytona 500 and the Coke Zero Sugar 400 in 1968.
Yarborough continued his success with a win at the 1976 Coke Zero Sugar 400 and the 1977 Daytona 500. He added to his impressive record with victories at the 1981 Coke Zero Sugar 400, the 1983 Daytona 500, and the 1984 Daytona 500.
Bobby Allison - 6 Wins
Bobby Allison has three Daytona 500 victories and three at the Coke Zero 400, a total tally of 6 at Daytona International Speedway.
- 1978 - Daytona 500
- 1980 - Coke Zero 400
- 1982 - Daytona 500
- 1982 - Coke Zero 400
- 1987 - Coke Zero 400
- 1988 - Daytona 500
In 1978, Allison won the Daytona 500, the first of his six victories at the track. He then went on to win the Coke Zero 400 in 1980 and followed it up with two more victories in the Daytona 500 and Coke Zero 400 in 1982, one in February and the other in July.
Allison's fifth win at the Daytona International Speedway came in 1987 when he won the Coke Zero 400 once again. He secured his sixth and final victory at the track in 1988, where he emerged victorious in the Daytona 500.
Jeff Gordon - 6 Wins
Jeff Gordon, a retired American professional stock car racing driver, has a total of six wins at Daytona International Speedway.
- 1995 - Coke Zero 400
- 1997 - Daytona 500
- 1998 - Coke Zero 400
- 1999 - Daytona 500
- 2004 - Coke Zero 400
- 2005 - Daytona 500
In 1995, Gordon won his first race at Daytona in the Coke Zero 400. He led 37 laps and narrowly beat out Sterling Marlin to claim victory.
Two years later, in 1997, Gordon won the coveted Daytona 500. Gordon then won the Coke Zero 400 for the second time in 1998. In 1999, Gordon won the Daytona 500 for the second time.
Jeff, one of the richest f1 drivers, grabbed the Coke Zero 400 for the third time in 2004, and finally, in 2005, Gordon won his third Daytona 500.
David Pearson - 6 Wins
The former American stock car driver David Pearson has won 105 NASCAR Cup Series races, including 6 at Daytona International Speedway.
- 1961 - Coke Zero Sugar 400
- 1972 - Coke Zero Sugar 400
- 1973 - Coke Zero Sugar 400
- 1974 - Coke Zero Sugar 400
- 1976 - Daytona 500
- 1978 - Coke Zero Sugar 400
Pearson was a dominant force at the Daytona International Speedway, winning six races. His first victory at Daytona came in 1961 when he won the Coke Zero Sugar 400.
Then, he went on to win the same race again in 1972, 1973, and 1974, further cementing his status as a Daytona legend. David's success in Daytona continued with his victory in the 1976 Daytona 500.
His final victory at the speedway came in the 1978 Coke Zero Sugar 400, marking a remarkable career at one of the most iconic race tracks in the world.
Dale Jarrett - 4 Wins
Dale Jarrett has an impressive track record of six wins at the Daytona International Speedway. Jarrett is a celebrated NASCAR driver with three wins at Daytona 500.
- 1993 - Daytona 500
- 1996 - Daytona 500
- 1999 - Coke Zero 400
- 2000 - Daytona 500
His first victory at the Daytona International Speedway came in February 1993 when he won the Daytona 500, the first of his three wins. He rode Chevrolet for the Joe Gibbs Racing team.
Jarrett, a former professional stock car racing driver, followed it up with another Daytona 500 victory in 1996, cementing his legacy as one of the sport's greats. In 1999, Jarrett secured his first victory in the Coke Zero 400, and in 2000, he went on to win his third Daytona 500 race.
Bill Elliot - 4 Wins
Elliot also known as Awesome Bill from Dawsonville is an all-time NASCAR legend. Bill Elliot won four races at Daytona International Speedway.
- 1985 - Daytona 500
- 1987 - Daytona 500
- 1988 - Coke Zero 400
- 1999 - Coke Zero 400
His first victory at the track was in 1985 with his win in the Daytona 500, which was a historic moment in his career. Following his earlier triumph, Elliot claimed another resounding victory in the 1987 Daytona 500, establishing himself as a true titan of the sport.
Then a year later, in 1988, Eillot won the Coke Zero 400 for the first time, which was also his third victory at Daytona International Speedway. His last victory at the track came in 1999 when he won the Coke Zero 400 for the second time in his career.
Dale Earnhardt Jr - 4 Wins
Dale Earnhardt Jr. is the 2022 NASCAR Hall of Fame driver who has recorded four wins at the Daytona International Speedway.
- 2001 - Coke Zero 400
- 2004 - Daytona 500
- 2014 - Daytona 500
- 2015 - Coke Zero 400
His father, Dale Earnhardt, was also a NASCAR icon who left a lasting impression on the racing sport. Dale Jr. drove the No. 8 Chevrolet for Dale Earnhardt, Inc. (DEI), and established his own legacy in NASCAR.
His first win at Daytona came in 2001 when he won the Coke Zero 400. Dale then won the Daytona 500 in 2004, a victory that was particularly meaningful given his father's success at the track.
He won the Daytona 500 again in 2014 and secured his fourth victory at the track by winning the Coke Zero 400 in 2015. Earnhardt Jr. is also on the top list of Daytona 500 winners last 10 years.
Fireball Roberts - 4 Wins
Fireball Roberts was a highly successful NASCAR driver who won four races at the Daytona International Speedway.
- 1959 - Coke Zero 400
- 1962 - Daytona 500
- 1962 - Coke Zero 400
- 1963 - Coke Zero 400
In 1959, Roberts tasted his first victory at Daytona by clinching the Coke Zero 400. Similarly, he had quite an enthralling year in 1962, winning both the Daytona 500 and the Coke Zero 400, a rare accomplishment that has only been achieved by a few legendary racers.
Roberts then went on to win the Coke Zero 400 again in 1963. In addition to his four wins at the Daytona International Speedway, he also won three pole position races at the Daytona circuit during his career in 1961, 1962, and 1963.
Tony Stewart - 4 Wins
Tony Stewart, also known as Smoke, is an American stock car racer who has won 4 races at the Daytona International Speedway.
- 2005 - Coke Zero 400
- 2006 - Coke Zero 400
- 2009 - Coke Zero 400
- 2012 - Coke Zero 400
All of his four victories at Daytona came in the Coke Zero 400. His first conquest in the race came in 2005, and he followed it up with wins in 2006, 2009, and 2012.
Although he has never won the Daytona 500, Stewart's four victories in the Coke Zero 400 have cemented his status currently third on the list of most Coke Zero 400 wins, behind only Cale Yarborough.
Besides, Tony is a co-owner of Stewart-Haas Racing and the Superstar Racing Experience. He is also eminent for his Youtube videos these days.