Kevin Harvick, racing in the #29 Pennzoil car for Richard Childress Racing won the 2007 Daytona 500 in a down to the wire finish against Mark Martin. This was the first Daytona 500 win for Harvick and the first for Richard Childress Racing since the 1998 victory of Dale Earnhardt Sr. in the 500.
Currently, there are no plans for either Dale Jr. or RCR to bring the black #3 GM Goodwrench Chevy back to the race track. Dale Jr. just won the Nationwide Series race at Daytona this year on July 2, driving the #3 Wrangler car in honor of his Dad. Bittersweet victory.
NASCAR Victory Lane - 2012 Daytona 500 8-1 was released on: USA: February 2012
The winner of the 2011 Daytona 500, Trevor Bayne, earned $1.4 million for his victory.
In the 1959 Daytona 500 with the help of newsreel footage and photographs, Lee Petty was declared the winner by two feet.
Crystal Earnhardt has written: 'Annie's secret' -- subject(s): Alcoholism, Christian life, Farm life, Fiction 'Victory Lane'
They are taken to the Daytona USA attraction in Daytona. The confetti is still on the car when it is displayed. They basically take it from Victory Lane straight to the exhibit and it stays there the entire year.
Joey Logano won his first Nationwide Series race on June 14, 2008 at Kentucky Speedway.
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.