Jimmie Johnsonwon the 2013 Daytona 500.
carl Edwards finished last
The amount of money won by a NASCAR driver in last place will vary from person to person. This is because it depends on their contract.
It all depends on the track and the purse. Usually, a Nascar driver can finish last and still earn between $50,000 to $70,000. The winners could make over $300,000, it changes each week. Sometimes more and sometimes less. The Daytona 500 is the highest paying race, where the winner and the second place driver earn over $1 million each. The last place driver will make over $250,000.
A Nascar driver gets paid no matter what position he or she finishes in. Even the last place driver gets a check.
Dale Earnhardt Sr's last race was on February 18, 2001. He was killed on the last lap of the Daytona 500, and was credited with a 12th place finish.
The last was, Dale Earnhardt, February 18, 2001 (Daytona 500) 49 yrs old.
Most Daytona 500s last three and one half hours.
Dave Marcis has 33 starts. He last raced in the Daytona 500 in 2002.
If you are in last place in a golf tournament you could get about 1,000 dollars
Being that there is only one winner and 42 losers in a Nascar Sprint Cup Series race, the amount varies. In the 2011 Daytona 500, J.J. Yeley finished last and made $268,550.