Fame and fortune, for lessor drivers, some money and some notoriety.
The 2011 Daytona 500 winner was Trevor Bayne. He won the Harley J. Earl Trophy for winning the race and also earned $1,463,810.
A replica of the Harley J. Earl Trophy, and a champion ring, as well as having the winning car displayed for a year at the Daytona 500 Experience.
The winner of the Daytona 500 is presented with the Harley J. Earl Trophy in Victory Lane. They also take home over $1 million in prize money.
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.
The 2011 Daytona 500 winner, Trevor Bayne.
The winner of the 2011 Daytona 500, Trevor Bayne, earned $1.4 million for his victory.
In the Daytona 500, 2011 winner Trevor Bayne won 1.5 million dollars.
2012 last place driver David Ragan gets $267,637
For winning the 2013 Daytona 500, Jimmie Johnson earned $1,525,275.
The winner of the Daytona 500 is presented with the Harley J. Earl Trophy.
Pete Hamilton was the winner of the 1970 Daytona 500.
Richard Petty won the 1971 Daytona 500.
The 2011 Daytona 500 was televised on channel 5 (FOX).
The winner of the 2014 Daytona 500, Dale Earnhardt Jr., earned $1,506,363. This amount excludes bonuses.
Jeff Gordon won the 1999 Daytona 500. He was also the pole winner.