Clash at Daytona Winners

The Advance Auto Parts Clash at Daytona is a 75-lap exhibition event that is run the weekend before the Daytona 500. Since the event’s inception, it has usually included Busch Pole Award Winners, but it has over gone several format changes since it’s initial running in 1979.

As of 2019, Busch Pole Award Winners from the previous season, former Daytona 500 champions, former Daytona 500 pole winners and driver’s who made it into the Playoffs the year before are all eligible.

The format was originally a 20-lap dash for the cash in 1979. Nowadays, the race is 75 laps, with a competition caution at lap 25.

Here are the previous winners of the Advance Auto Parts Clash at Daytona:

 

Year Winner
1979 #28 – Buddy Baker
1980 #2 – Dale Earnhardt
1981 #11 – Darrell Waltrip
1982 #88 – Bobby Allison
1983 #75 – Neil Bonnett
1984 #12 – Neil Bonnett (2)
1985 #44 – Terry Labonte
1986 #3 – Dale Earnhardt (2)
1987 #9 – Bill Elliott
1988 #3 – Dale Earnhardt (3)
1989 #25 – Ken Schrader
1990 #25 – Ken Schrader (2)
1991 #3 – Dale Earnhardt (4)
1992 #15 – Geoff Bodine
1993 #3 – Dale Earnhardt (5)
1994 #24 – Jeff Gordon
1995 #3 – Dale Earnhardt (6)
1996 #88 – Dale Jarrett
1997 #24 – Jeff Gordon (2)
1998 #2 – Rusty Wallace
1999 #6 – Mark Martin
2000 #88 – Dale Jarrett (2)
2001 #20 – Tony Stewart
2002 #20 – Tony Stewart (2)
2003 #8 – Dale Earnhardt Jr.
2004 #88 – Dale Jarrett (3)
2005 #48 – Jimmie Johnson
2006 #11 – Denny Hamlin
2007 #20 – Tony Stewart (3)
2008 #88 – Dale Earnhardt Jr. (2)
2009 #29 – Kevin Harvick
2010 #29 – Kevin Harvick (2)
2011 #22 – Kurt Busch
2012 #18 – Kyle Busch
2013 #29 – Kevin Harvick (3)
2014 #11 – Denny Hamlin
2015 #20 – Matt Kenseth
2016 #11 – Denny Hamlin (2)
2017 #22 – Joey Logano
2018 #2 – Brad Keselowski
2019 #48 – Jimmie Johnson (2)
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Author: Toby Christie

Toby is the Editor of TheFinalLap.com and Social Media Director of all things @TheFinalLap. He is the co-host of The Final Lap Weekly radio show and podcast, and he is the writer and co-host of the Racing Legends podcast. Additionally, Toby is a NMPA (National Motorsports Press Association) award winning writer, and has followed the sport as a fan since 1993.

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