Who Won 2012 Daytona 500?
The 54th iteration of the event, it was held between February 27 and 28, 2012 at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Florida, before a crowd of 140,000. Matt Kenseth driving for Roush Fenway Racing took the 202-lap race for his first win of the season and his second Daytona 500 victory.
What caused the wreck at Daytona?
As the drivers exited Turn 2, a shove from Keselowski sent Burton’s car into William Byron’s on the inside. A big wreck started from there that collected Kyle Busch, Denny Hamlin and others. Burton’s car flipped over as soon as it started to get backward down the backstretch.
Who caused the last crash at Daytona?
It appears that Kyle Larson knocked into Kevin Harvick, who then hit Austin Cindric, whose car then spun out and caused a big wreck. Among everyone involved outside of those three drivers: Noah Gragson, Todd Gilliland and Erik Jones.
What time did the 2012 Daytona 500 end?
1 a.m. ET
The race ended at 1 a.m. ET on Feb. 28, a full day and a half after the planned start of the event.
When did Trevor Bayne win Daytona 500?
Trevor Bayne wins the 2011 DAYTONA 500.
Who hit the jet dryer at Daytona?
Juan Pablo Montoya
Juan Pablo Montoya hits jet dryer that bursts into flames Late in the race on lap 160, under caution, the red No. 42 car made its way around the track to catch up to the rest of the field. Then, disaster struck.
Who does Myatt Snider drive for?
Jordan Anderson Racing
Myatt Snider will drive the No. 31 Chevrolet for Jordan Anderson Racing in the 2022 NASCAR Xfinity Series season. Fresh off a full-season with Richard Childress Racing, Snider earned his first career victory at Homestead-Miami Speedway on Feb. 27, 2021.
Was there a crash at Daytona?
Myatt Snider crashes on the last lap at Daytona. Despite a terrifying flip amid a stunning scene, Myatt Snider was able to walk away under his own power. Snider’s car got airborne, flipped over the car of Jade Buford and was perpendicular to the track as he slammed into the backstretch catchfence.
Is Myatt Snider OK After Crash?
NASCAR driver Myatt Snider OK after violent, airborne Daytona wreck. DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Often enough, something terrifying happens in NASCAR to remind you it’s a very dangerous sport. Thankfully, after Myatt Snider was in a horrific crash at the end of Saturday’s Xfinity Series race, he walked away OK.
Who was the youngest driver to win the Daytona 500?
He is the youngest person to ever win the Daytona 500, the largest event in NASCAR, doing so a day after his 20th birthday in 2011….
|Weight||175 lb (79 kg)|
|Achievements||2011 Daytona 500 Winner (youngest ever, 20 years & 1 day) 2005 Allison Legacy Series Champion|
Who was the first woman to race in the Daytona 500?
1938 – Janet Guthrie, a pioneering driver, was the first woman to qualify and compete in both the Indianapolis 500 and the Daytona 500. Guthrie led the way for generations of female racers to follow. Born in Iowa City, Iowa in 1938, Guthrie’s family moved to Florida when she was a toddler.
How did Montoya hit the jet dryer?
Montoya’s car suffered a rear suspension failure and shot up the track at the worst possible time, hitting the track support vehicle towing a jet dryer. The fuel ignited into a wall of flames and resulted in a two-hour red flag delay.