Who won the Daytona 500? Full outcomes, victor from NASCAR’s 2021 season-opening race.The champ of the 2021 Daytona 500 wasn’t leading the pack until the finish of the race after a blazing accident on the last lap opened a way for him to pass through.
Michael McDowell was following pioneers (and Penske partners) Joey Logano and Brad Keselowski on Lap 200 of the 200-lap race when Logano and Keselowski destroyed and NASCAR in this manner turned on the posted notices. McDowell was in front of Chase Elliott by a vehicle length at the hour of the alert, giving him the lead and the race win. He crossed the beginning end goal first for great measure subsequent to getting his first Cup Series triumph in quite a while 358th profession start.I can barely handle it,” McDowell said. “I must express gratitude toward God. Such countless long stretches of simply pounding it out, expecting a chance this way. I must thank (group proprietor) Bob Jenkins for giving me this chance. I’m so grateful.
“What an incredible method to get a first triumph — in the Daytona 500!”
McDowell, who drove just the last lap at 2.5-mile Daytona International Speedway, is the eighth driver to get his first Cup win in the Great American Race. His triumph is the third for Front Row Motorsports — all coming in the No. 34 Ford with three distinct drivers: David Ragan at Talladega, Chris Buescher at Pocono and McDowell at Daytona.
The success additionally qualifies McDowell for the Cup Series end of the season games Round of 16.
Keselowski, in the interim, tossed his gloves and protective cap in dissatisfaction after he left his vigorously harmed car.Had a major once-over the backstretch, went to make the pass to win the Daytona 500 and it wound up truly downright awful,” disclosed to Fox Sports. “I don’t feel like I committed an error, however I can’t drive every other person’s vehicle.” It was hazy whether Keselowski was alluding to Logano seeming to hinder him or McDowell knock drafting him only preceding the disaster area.
“Turmoil struck,” Logano disclosed to Fox Sports. “The 2 (Keselowski) kept attempting to back up, attempting to get a run, (I) was attempting to rear up to him to hold the run back from being too huge. I surmise he got back up to the 34 (McDowell) and it wound up being a huge run coming at me and seemed like we as a whole crashed in one spot. Genuine bummer.”
McDowell said he had the option to get by in light of the fact that his vehicle and Keselowski has “separated” during the knock draft not long before the disaster area. “Else, I would have been directly on the 2,” he said.
“The way that these runs work, here and there when you hit a person, you sort of push him out a smidgen and you get confined from him,” McDowell proceeded. “Brad and I had an incredible run and I was on his guard and afterward he pulled down and I got somewhat separated from him and afterward him and the 22 (Logano) got together.”
The wild completion early Monday covered a long distance race day that was organized by enormous wrecks.Daytona 500 outcomes 2021