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2001 Daytona 500

Date—Sunday, Feb. 18, 2001, at Daytona International Speedway. Distance—500 miles; Course—2.5 miles; Field—43 cars; Average speed—161.783 mph; Margin of victory—0.124 seconds; Time of race—3 hours, 5 minutes, 26 seconds; Caution flags—3 for 14 laps; Lead changes—49 among 14 drivers; Lap leaders—W. Burton (53), Marlin (40), Waltrip (27), Skinner (24), Earnhardt (16), Earnhardt Jr. (13), Gordon (11), Schrader (7), B. Labonte (3), Park (2), Elliott, Bodine, Martin and Jarrett (1). Pole sitter—Bill Elliott 183.565 mph; Attendance—150,000 (estimated). Rating—10.0/24 share (FOX).

 Driver (start pos.)TeamCarLapsEndedEarnings
1Michael Waltrip (19)NAPAChevrolet Monte Carlo200Running$1,331,185
2Dale Earnhardt Jr. (6)BudweiserChevrolet Monte Carlo200Running975,907
3Rusty Wallace (12)Miller LiteFord Taurus200Running676,224
4Ricky Rudd (30)Texaco/HavolineFord Taurus200Running517,831
5Bill Elliott (1)Dodge DealersDodge Intrepid200Running392,582
6Mike Wallace (27)Nations RentFord Taurus 200Running275,269
7Sterling Marlin (3)Coors LightDodge Intrepid200Running262,354
8Bobby Hamilton (35)Square DChevrolet Monte Carlo200Running189,259
9Jeremy Mayfield (38)Mobil 1Ford Taurus200Running207,168
10Stacy Compton (2)KodiakDodge Intrepid200Running168,770
11Joe Nemechek (32)Oakwood HomesChevrolet Monte Carlo200Running174,754
12Dale Earnhardt (7)GM Goodwrench Service PlusChevrolet Monte Carlo199Accident194,111
13Ken Schrader (14)M & M's Pontiac Grand Prix199Accident154,874
14Robert Pressley (39)Jasper EnginesFord Taurus199Running142,809
15Brett Bodine (43)Ralphs SupermarketsFord Taurus199Running133,509
16Kyle Petty (28)Sprint/DodgeDodge Intrepid199Running125,909
17Ron Hornaday (42)ConsecoPontiac Grand Prix199Running129,534
18Elliott Sadler (40)MotorcraftFord Taurus199Running127,909
19Jeff Burton (8)CitgoFord Taurus199Running155,884
20Casey Atwood (21)Dodge/UAWDodge Intrepid198Running128,034
21Matt Kenseth (16)DeWalt Power ToolsFord Taurus196Running136,584
22Dale Jarrett (31)UPSFord Taurus186Accident167,711
23Ricky Craven (18)TideFord Taurus185Running122,484
24Terry Labonte (34)Kellogg'sChevrolet Monte Carlo184Accident157,589
25Kenny Wallace (23)UnsponsoredPontiac Grand Prix184Accident124,509
26Mike Skinner (4)Lowe'sChevrolet Monte Carlo183Running187,358
27Jimmy Spencer (11)KmartFord Taurus183Running135,134
28Johnny Benson (33)ValvolinePontiac Grand Prix181Engine129.009
29Buckshot Jones (29)Georgia PacificDodge Intrepid181Accident126,234
30Jeff Gordon (13)DupontChevrolet Monte Carlo178Accident166,411
31Steve Park (25)PennzoilChevrolet Monte Carlo177Running144,027
32Jerry Nadeau (5)UAWChevrolet Monte Carlo176Accident141,384
33Mark Martin (22)Pfizer/ViagraFord Taurus175Accident160,685
34Jason Leffler (15)Cingular WirelessDodge Intrepid174Accident124,884
35Ward Burton (22)CaterpillarDodge Intrepid173Accident165,019
36Tony Stewart (24)Home DepotPontiac Grand Prix173Accident135,009
37Robby Gordon (41)Kodak FilmChevrolet Monte Carlo173Accident113,959
38Andy Houston (9)McDonald's Ford Taurus173Accident120,384
39John Andretti (36)CheeriosDodge Intrepid173Accident148,136
40Bobby Labonte (37)Interstate BatteriesPontiac Grand Prix173Accident164,611
41Kurt Busch (26)UnsponsoredFord Taurus169Running120,284
42Dave Blaney (20)AmocoDodge Intrepid135Engine111,859
43Jeff Purvis (17)Phoenix ConstructionFord Taurus47Accident 111,384

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