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Inspection Complete: Denny Hamlin Officially Wins 2020 Daytona 500

DAYTONA BEACH, FLORIDA – FEBRUARY 17: Denny Hamlin, driver of the #11 FedEx Express Toyota, celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Cup Series 62nd Annual Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway on February 17, 2020 in Daytona Beach, Florida. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

Post-race technical inspection following Monday’s NASCAR Cup Series Daytona 500 has been completed. Denny Hamlin’s race-winning No. 11 Toyota Camry has passed.

As a result, Hamlin has been declared the official winner of the race by NASCAR.

No issues were discovered in post-race inspection. As a results, all results and standings are considered official.

The No. 6 car (Ryan Newman) and the No. 32 car (Corey LaJoie) will be taken back to NASCAR R&D for further testing after today’s vicious last-lap crash.

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