A statistical look at Sunday’s Daytona 500, which opened the Sprint Cup season:
.01: Seconds between when winner Denny Hamlin and runner-up Martin Truex Jr. crossed the finish line, the closest margin in the race’s history.
2.5: Miles around the tri-oval asphalt track.
3:10:25: Duration of the race.
6: Caution flags totaling 31 laps.
7: Finish by Elk Grove’s Kyle Larson. He earned 34 Sprint Cup points.
15: Drivers who held the lead.
20: Age of Chase Elliott, the youngest pole sitter in race history. He completed 160 laps before crashing.
40: Finish for Grass Valley’s Matt DiBenedetto, who crashed out after completing 91 laps.
45: Sprint Cup points awarded to Hamlin.
58: Daytona 500 races. The first was on Feb. 22, 1959, and won by Lee Petty.
68: Lead changes.
95: Laps led by Hamlin.
157.549: Hamlin’s average speed.
169: Laps completed by Dale Earnhardt Jr. before he crashed out. He held the lead twice for 15 total laps.
500: Miles for the race.
Compiled by Noel Harris