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Bio for Daytona 500 winner Trevor Bayne

Trevor Bayne, driver of the #21 Motorcraft/Quick Lane Ford, celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway on February 20, 2011 in Daytona Beach, Florida.  (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images for NASCAR) 107745390

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Trevor Bayne, driver of the #21 Motorcraft/Quick Lane Ford, celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway on February 20, 2011 in Daytona Beach, Florida. (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images for NASCAR) 107745390

Trevor Bayne bio

Born: Feb. 19, 1991Hometown: Knoxville, Tenn.

Season in Sprint Cup: First (though only part time, for now)

Website: Trevorbayne.com, but all it had Sunday night was a photo with a note saying "Official site coming soon." The other option is woodbrothersracing.com, which as of Sunday night hadn't been updated with the 500 victory.

Previous Sprint Cup victories: To quote Bayne immediately after the checkered flag, "Are you kidding me?" Until Sunday he had one Sprint Cup start, last fall at Texas, finishing 17th. His only other major NASCAR win was in a trucks race in 2008.

Notable: Bayne, who turned 20 Saturday, tied Jamie McMurray's Sprint Cup record for the fewest races before their first victory; both did it in their second start. Bayne did so for a Wood Brothers team that was part time the past two years and hadn't won on NASCAR's highest level since Elliott Sadler at Bristol in 2001. The team wasn't even in the top 35 in points last year. According to Bayne's hometown paper, the Knoxville News Sentinel, Bayne was guaranteed a spot in the first five races after a deal to get the points that Sadler earned last year in the disbanded No. 19 car for Richard Petty Motorsports.

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Bio for Daytona 500 winner Trevor Bayne 02/20/11 [Last modified: Sunday, February 20, 2011 10:56pm]
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