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Past Daytona Pole Winners

 

Year Race Driver Qualifying Speed
2018 Daytona 500 Alex Bowman 195.644
2017 Coke Zero 400 Dale Earnhardt Jr. 190.973
2017 Daytona 500 Chase Elliott 192.872
2016 Coke Zero 400 Greg Biffle 192.955
2016 Daytona 500 Chase Elliott 196.314
2015 Coke Zero 400 Qualifying Not Held
2015 Daytona 500 Jeff Gordon 201.293
2014 Coke Zero 400 David Gilliland 199.322
2014 Daytona 500 Austin Dillon 196.019
2013 Coke Zero 400 Kyle Busch 193.723
2013 Daytona 500 Danica Patrick 196.434
2012 Coke Zero 400 Matt Kenseth 192.386
2012 Daytona 500 Carl Edwards 194.738
2011 Coke Zero 400 Mark Martin 182.065
2011 Daytona 500 Dale Earnhardt Jr. 186.089
2010 Coke Zero 400 Kevin Harvick 186.838
2010 Daytona 500 Mark Martin 191.188
2009 Coke Zero 400 Qualifying Not Held
2009 Daytona 500 Martin Truex Jr. 188.001
2008 Coke Zero 400 Paul Menard 185.916
2008 Daytona 500 Jimmie Johnson 187.075
2007 Pepsi 400 Qualifying Not Held
2007 Daytona 500 David Gilliland 186.320
2006 Pepsi 400 Boris Said 186.143
2006 Daytona 500 Jeff Burton 189.151
2005 Pepsi 400 Tony Stewart 185.582
2005 Daytona 500 Dale Jarrett 188.312
2004 Pepsi 400 Jeff Gordon 188.659
2004 Daytona 500 Greg Biffle 188.387
2003 Pepsi 400 Steve Park 184.752
2003 Daytona 500 Jeff Green 186.606
2002 Pepsi 400 Kevin Harvick 185.041
2002 Daytona 500 Jimmie Johnson 185.831
2001 Pepsi 400 Sterling Marlin 183.778
2001 Daytona 500 Bill Elliott 183.565
2000 Pepsi 400 Dale Jarrett 187.547
2000 Daytona 500 Dale Jarrett 191.091
1999 Pepsi 400 Joe Nemechek 194.86
1999 Daytona 500 Jeff Gordon 195.067
1998 Pepsi 400 Bobby Labonte 193.611
1998 Daytona 500 Bobby Labonte 192.415
1997 Pepsi 400 Mike Skinner 189.777
1997 Daytona 500 Mike Skinner 189.813
1996 Pepsi 400 Jeff Gordon 188.869
1996 Daytona 500 Dale Earnhardt 189.510
1995 Pepsi 400 Dale Earnhardt 191.355
1995 Daytona 500 Dale Jarrett 193.498
1994 Pepsi 400 Dale Earnhardt 191.339
1994 Daytona 500 Loy Allen 190.158
1993 Pepsi 400 Ernie Irvan 190.327
1993 Daytona 500 Kyle Petty 189.426
1992 Pepsi 400 Sterling Marlin 189.366
1992 Daytona 500 Sterling Marlin 192.213
1991 Pepsi 400 Sterling Marlin 190.331
1991 Daytona 500 Davey Allison 195.955
1990 Pepsi 400 Greg Sacks 195.533
1990 Daytona 500 Ken Schrader 196.515
1989 Pepsi 400 Mark Martin 191.861
1989 Daytona 500 Ken Schrader 196.996
1988 Pepsi Firecracker 400 Darrell Waltrip 193.819
1988 Daytona 500 Ken Schrader 193.823
1987 Pepsi Firecracker 400 Davey Allison 198.085
1987 Daytona 500 Bill Elliott 210.364
1986 Pepsi Firecracker 400 Cale Yarborough 203.519
1986 Daytona 500 Bill Elliott 205.039
1985 Pepsi Firecracker 400 Bill Elliott 201.523
1985 Daytona 500 Bill Elliott 205.114
1984 Pepsi Firecracker 400 Cale Yarborough 199.743
1984 Daytona 500 Cale Yarborough 201.848
1983 Firecracker 400 Cale Yarborough 196.635
1983 Daytona 500 Ricky Rudd 198.864
1982 Firecracker 400 Geoffrey Bodine 194.721
1982 Daytona 500 Benny Parsons 196.317
1981 Firecracker 400 Cale Yarborough 192.852
1981 Daytona 500 Bobby Allison 194.624
1980 Firecracker 400 Cale Yarborough 194.670
1980 Daytona 500 Buddy Baker 194.009
1979 Firecracker 400 Buddy Baker 193.196
1979 Daytona 500 Buddy Baker 196.049
1978 Firecracker 400 Cale Yarborough 186.803
1978 Daytona 500 Cale Yarborough 187.536
1977 Firecracker 400 Neil Bonnett 187.191
1977 Daytona 500 Donnie Allison 188.048
1976 Firecracker 400 A.J. Foyt 183.09
1976 Daytona 500 Ramo Stott 183.456
1975 Firecracker 400 Donnie Allison 186.737
1975 Daytona 500 Donnie Allison 185.827
1974 Firecracker 400 David Pearson 180.759
1974 Daytona 500 David Pearson 185.017
1973 Firecracker 400 Bobby Allison 179.619
1973 Daytona 500 Buddy Baker 185.662
1972 Firecracker 400 Bobby Isaac 186.277
1972 Daytona 500 Bobby Isaac 186.632
1971 Firecracker 400 Donnie Allison 183.228
1971 Daytona 500 A.J. Foyt 182.744
1970 Firecracker 400 Cale Yarborough 191.640
1970 Daytona 500 Cale Yarborough 194.015
1969 Firecracker 400 Cale Yarborough 160.875
1969 Daytona 500 David Pearson 190.029
1968 Firecracker 400 Charlie Glotzbach 185.156
1968 Daytona 500 Cale Yarborough 189.222
1967 Firecracker 400 Darel Dieringer 179.802
1967 Daytona 500 Curtis Turner 180.831
1966 Firecracker 400 LeeRoy Yarbrough 176.660
1966 Daytona 500 Richard Petty 175.165
1965 Firecracker 400 Marvin Panch 171.510
1965 Daytona 500 Darel Dieringer 171.151
1964 Firecracker 400 Darel Dieringer 172.678
1964 Daytona 500 Paul Goldsmith 174.910
1963 Firecracker 400 Junior Johnson 166.005
1963 Daytona 500 Johnny Rutherford 165.183
1962 Firecracker 250 Banjo Matthews 160.499
1962 Daytona 500 Fireball Roberts 156.999
1961 Firecracker 250 Fireball Roberts 157.150
1961 Daytona 500 Fireball Roberts 155.709
1960 Firecracker 250 Jack Smith 152.129
1960 Daytona 500 Fireball Roberts 151.556
1959 Firecracker 250 Fireball Roberts 144.997
1959 Daytona 500 Cotton Owens 143.198