Jimmie Johnson wins Daytona 500

2013-johnson01-360

DAYTONA BEACH, FL (TheSpread) – After a lot of hype, wrecks and restarts, it was Jimmie Johnson that finally emerged as the winner of the 2013 Daytona 500.

View Current NASCAR Odds

Johnson only led 17 laps in the race, but led the ones at the end, taking advantage of a late caution flag to make a run to the finish line. Johnson finished ahead of Dale Earnhardt Jr., who finished in second place despite never leading a lap.

According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, Johnson had 14/1 odds to win the Daytona 500 heading into all the opening festivities, which means a wager of $100 on him to win will pay out an additional $1,400.

Danica Patrick had a respectable showing on the day, finishing eighth after starting on the pole She led five laps and was able to stay out of trouble, which is more than what could be said for top drivers like Tony Stewart, Kevin Harvick, Matt Kenseth and Kyle Busch, who all finished outside the top 30.

Bet on NASCAR Odds

For a complete look at the results from the 2013 Daytona 500, see below

2013 Daytona 500 Results

1 Jimmie Johnson (48)

2 Dale Earnhardt Jr. (88)

3 Mark Martin (55)

4 Brad Keselowski (2)

5 Ryan Newman (39)

6 Greg Biffle (16)

7 Regan Smith (51)

8 Danica Patrick (10)

9 Michael McDowell (98)

10 J.J. Yeley (36)

11 Clint Bowyer (15)

12 Ricky Stenhouse Jr. (17)

13 Aric Almirola (43)

14 Denny Hamlin (11)

15 Bobby Labonte (47)

16 David Reutimann (83)

17 Dave Blaney (7)

18 Marcos Ambrose (9)

19 Joey Logano (22)

20 Jeff Gordon (24)

21 Paul Menard (27)

22 Michael Waltrip (26)

23 Scott Speed (95)

24 Martin Truex Jr. (56)

25 Travis Kvapil (93)

26 Terry Labonte (32)

27 Trevor Bayne (21)

28 Kurt Busch (78)

29 Casey Mears (13)

30 Jeff Burton (31)

31 Austin Dillon (33)

32 Jamie McMurray (1)

33 Carl Edwards (99)

34 Kyle Busch (18)

35 David Ragan (34)

36 Kasey Kahne (5)

37 Matt Kenseth (20)

38 David Gilliland (38)

39 Juan Pablo Montoya (42)

40 Josh Wise (35)

41 Tony Stewart (14)

42 Kevin Harvick (29)

43 Joe Nemechek (87)

Want More From TheSpread.com? Follow us on Twitter and Facebook or Subscribe to Our News Feeds!

Recent NASCAR Discussions

NASCAR: South Point 400 on Fri, Sep 2018 by Shazman
NASCAR: Bojangles' Southern 500 on Sun, Sep 2018 by Shazman
NASCAR: Bristol Night Race on Sat, Aug 2018 by Shazman
NASCAR: Consumer's Energy 400 on Sat, Aug 2018 by Shazman
NASCAR: Go Bowling at the Glen on Sat, Aug 2018 by Shazman

NASCAR Predictions & Odds

Thumbnail South Point 400 Predictions The NASCAR Monster Energy Cup Series waves the green flag for the South Point 400 later today. Here’s our the drivers we like to contend for the win.
Thumbnail DC Solar 300 Predictions The NASCAR Xfinity Series waves the green flag for the DC Solar 300 this afternoon. Here’s the drivers we like to contend for the win...
Thumbnail World of Westgate 200 Picks The NASCAR Camping World Truck Series drivers under the lights tonight for the World of Westgate 200. Here’s some drivers to...
Thumbnail South Point 400 Odds The NASCAR Monster Energy Cup Series gets the playoffs started this weekend with the running of the South Point 400 on Sunday. Here’s a look at the odds to win this race.
Thumbnail NASCAR Cup Series Odds The NASCAR Monster Energy Cup Series has reached the playoffs and 16 drivers are set to compete for the title. Here’s a look at the odds to win this...

Nascar Headlines