Austin Dillon Wins Daytona 500, Pays Out $5000

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Austin Dillon stunned at this year's Daytona 500 with a shocking victory as a 50-1 long shot and paying out $5000 for every $100 bet.

Dillon put the No. 3 back in victory lane at Daytona International Speedway. Dillon won in the car number made famous by Dale Earnhardt, and he won 17 years to the day after the Hall of Fame driver was killed in a last-lap accident at NASCAR's famed track.

"It was so awesome to take the 3 car back to victory lane,'' Dillon said. "This is for Dale Earnhardt Sr. and all those Senior fans.''

Dillon is just the second driver to win the Daytona 500 after leading only the final lap, following Kurt Busch last year, according to ESPN Stats & Information.

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