Youngest winner of the Daytona 500
Trevor Bayne
United States Daytona Beach
The youngest person to win the NASCAR Daytona 500 is Trevor Bayne (USA), who won the "Great American Race" at the age of 20 years and 1 day in Daytona Beach, Florida, USA, on 20 February 2011. Bayne became the first driver since Lee Petty in 1959 to win the race on his first attempt, although Petty possessed an advantage as his win came in the first-ever running of the race!