Another year, another chance to start the Sprint Cup season off right with a win in its most illustrious race: the Daytona 500.
This year, as with any other, the Great American Race offers drivers a huge opportunity to put a bad year behind them, or continue the momentum from a great season last year. And especially with a new car in the mix, any driver can come out of the gate and score a victory—from a rookie like Trevor Bayne two years ago, to a former champion like Matt Kenseth last year.
But for these ten drivers with something to prove, a win at Daytona just might mean a little more than to the rest of the field. Who can do the most with a big season-opening victory? Read on: