Dale Earnhardt Jr. Through The Years At Daytona International Speedway

Dale Earnhardt Jr. Through The Years At Daytona International Speedway

By The Numbers: Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Career At Daytona

 

Dale Earnhardt Jr. claims his first victory at Daytona in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Pepsi 400, 2001. Teammate Michael Waltrip joined him on the infield grass. It was 11 years to the day that Jr.?s father won his first race at Daytona. Photo: ISC Archives via Getty Images

Dale Earnhardt Jr. made his Monster Energy NASCAR Cup

1 – Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Coors Light pole at Daytona (2/20/2011).

Dale Earnhardt Jr., driver of the #88 Nationwide Stars and Stripes Chevrolet, celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Coke Zero 400 Powered by Coca-Cola at Daytona International Speedway on July 6, 2015 in Daytona Beach, Florida. Photo: Patrick Smith/Getty Images

2 – Daytona 500 wins (02/15/2004 and 02/23/2014). Dale Earnhardt Jr. is one of just 11 drivers to win the Daytona 500

multiple times.

4 – Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series points‐paying wins (07/07/2001, 02/15/2004, 02/23/2014 and 07/05/2015). He is tied with Bill Elliott, Dale Jarrett, Junior Johnson and Tony Stewart for the seventh‐most series wins at Daytona.

5 – Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series non‐points paying wins – The Clash (two wins: 2003 and 2008); The Duels (three wins: 2008, 2015 and 2016).

10.2 – Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series average starting position at Daytona.

13 – Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series top‐five finishes – tied with Darrell Waltrip, Jeff Gordon and Kurt Busch for 11th‐most at Daytona.

Dale Earnhardt Jr., driver of the #88 Nationwide Stars and Stripes Chevrolet, celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Coke Zero 400 Powered by Coca-Cola at Daytona International Speedway on July 6, 2015 in Daytona Beach, Florida. Photo: Jerry Markland/Getty Images

14.3 ‐ Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series average finishing position at Daytona.

19 – Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series top‐10 finishes – tied with Benny Parson for 14th‐most at Daytona.

35 – Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series starts at Daytona International Speedway – 28th‐most all‐time.

143.3 – Highest Driver Rating performance in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series at Daytona.

601 – Total number of laps led (10.2% of his laps completed) at Daytona International Speedway – series‐most among active drivers.

Dale Earnhardt Jr., driver of the #88 Nationwide Chevrolet, celebrates in victory lane after winning the NASCAR Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Budweiser Duel 1 at Daytona International Speedway on February 19, 2015 in Daytona Beach, Florida. Photo: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images

5,904 – Total number of laps completed of a possible 6,183 (95.5%) at Daytona International Speedway – 23rd‐most all‐time.

 

Dale Earnhardt Jr., driver of the #88 National Guard Chevrolet, celebrates in Victory Lane with his girlfriend Amy Reimann, and team owner Rick Hendrick after winning during the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway on February 23, 2014 in Daytona Beach, Florida. Photo: Tom Pennington/Getty Images

 

 

Dale Earnhardt Jr., driver of the #88 National Guard Chevrolet, crosses the finishline to win the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway on February 23, 2014 in Daytona Beach, Florida. Photo: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images

 

 

Dale Earnhardt Jr., driver of the #88 National Guard Chevrolet (left), celebrates with Jeff Gordon, driver of the #24 Drive To End Hunger Chevrolet, in victory lane after winning during the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway on February 23, 2014 in Daytona Beach, Florida. Photo: Tom Pennington/Getty Images

 

 

Dale Earnhardt Jr., driver of the #3 Wrangler Chevrolet celebrates after winning the NASCAR XFINITY Series Subway Jalapeno 250 at Daytona International Speedway on July 2, 2010 in Daytona Beach, Florida. Photo: Chris Graythen/Getty Images

 

 

Dale Earnhardt Jr., driver of the #88 Mountian Dew AMP/National Guard Chevrolet, celebrates in victory lane with team owner Rick Hendrick after winning the Budweiser Shootout at Daytona International Speedway on February 9, 2008 in Daytona, Florida. Photo: Rusty Jarrett/Getty Images for NASCAR

 

 

Dale Earnhardt Jr. driver of the #8 DEI Budweiser Chevrolet poses with the Harvey J. Earl Daytona 500 Trophy in victory circle after winning the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Daytona 500 on February 15, 2004 at the Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Florida. Photo: Robert Laberge/Getty Images

 

 

Dale Earnhardt Jr. driver of the #8 Budweiser Chevrolet is congratuated by his crew members as they celebrate following his win in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Daytona 500 on February 15, 2004 at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Florida. Photo: Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images

 

 

Dale Earnhardt Jr. driver of the #8 DEI Budweiser Chevrolet celebrates by spraying champagne in victory circle after winning the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Daytona 500 on February 15, 2004 at the Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Florida. Photo: Robert Laberge/Getty Images

 

 

Dale Earnhardt Sr. & Dale Earnhardt, Jr. pose together at the raceway in Daytona Beach, Florinda on February 4, 2001. The Earhnardts and Andy Pilgram earned second in the GTS category during the 2001 Rolex 24 Hours of Daytona. Photo: ISC Archives via Getty Images

 

 

Dale Earnhardt Jr. celebrates after winning the NASCAR Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Pepsi 400 at the Daytona International Speedway, Daytona, Florida. Photo: Donald Miralle/ALLSPORT

 

 

Dale Earnhardt Jr. claims his first victory at Daytona in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Pepsi 400, 2001. Teammate Michael Waltrip joined him on the infield grass. It was 11 years to the day that Jr.’s father won his first race at Daytona. Photo: ISC Archives via Getty Images

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