Trevor Bayne

Trevor Bayne ( born February 19, 1991 Knoxville, Tennessee) is an American NASCAR driver and recent winner of the prestigious Daytona 500 He currently denies the full season of the NASCAR Nationwide Series in the # 16 Roush Fenway Racing and is the Furthermore, active for a limited number of races with the # 21 for Wood Brothers Racing in the NASCAR Sprint Cup.


Early years

Trevor Bayne began his career at the age of five years on karts. In the following eight years Bayne won three World Cups, scored victories in over 300 feature race and won in the United States, 18 states and track championships. 2004 Bayne moved to the Allison Legacy Race Series, where he won the award for best newcomer in the first year. The following season, Bayne won the national championship in the series. Overall, he was able to record 14 wins, 19 pole positions and 30 top - five finishes in 41 starts in just two years.

Through his good services he secured at the beginning of 2006, a starting place in the USAR Hooters PROCUP Series Southern Division, where he won the title of the most successful newcomer again. 2008 Dale Earnhardt, Inc. was aware of Bayne and offered him a place in the NASCAR Camping World East Series on throughout the driver development program. He completed all 13 races of the 2008 season, won the race at the Thompson International Speedway and scored seven top- 10 finishes. The fourth place overall had a qualification for the Toyota All-Star Showdown 2009 result, closed the Bayne in second. With this performance, he secured the Sunoco Rookie of the Race Award for Best Newcomer of the race.

Nationwide Series

In the 2009 season, Bayne signed a contract with Michael Waltrip Racing on a limited number of races and thus came to and through start for the team of Jimmy Means and Bryan Mullet to a total of 15 appearances in the Nationwide Series, where he in particular by good qualifying results convince knew. 2010 Bayne played his first full season, which he finished in seventh place overall with three pole positions and eleven top- 10 finishes. The first 28 races of the season, he completed for Michael Waltrip Racing. However, since no other sponsors could be found, Roush Fenway Racing, he moved to. In the 2011 season Bayne will deny all races in the # 16 Roush Fenway Racing from.

Sprint Cup

Bayne completed his Sprint Cup debut on November 7, 2010 at the AAA Texas 500 at Texas Motor Speedway for Wood Brothers Racing. The 2011 season for a part-time program has been agreed, so Bayne can concentrate on the championship in the Nationwide Series. His first race of the season was the 53rd Daytona 500 on February 20, 2011, which he won sensationally at the age of only 20 years. This Bayne is the youngest Daytona 500 winner and one of only a few drivers who already achieved the second Sprint Cup race of her career to win. Thanks to a new rule under which the driver before the season must specify one of the three national NASCAR racing series in which they are then entitled to points, Bayne scored no championship points for his success. The same was true of the winners of the races in the Nationwide Series and the Craftsman Truck Series at Daytona.