Feb 20, 2024 - News

🏁 Charlotte's Daytona winner

William Byron celebrates winning the Daytona 500 in victory lane. Photo: Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

William Byron celebrates winning the Daytona 500. Photo: Chris Graythen/Getty Images

William Byron went from virtual racing on a computer in his parents' home as a kid to winning one of NASCAR's most iconic races.

What's happening: The Charlotte native, 26, won the Daytona 500 Monday night.

Catch up quick: Byron, a Charlotte Country Day alum, drives for Concord-based Hendrick Motorsports.

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