Who Won the Southern 500?

Southern 500

The Southern 500 NASCAR race is held yearly at Darlington Raceway in Darlington, South Carolina.

The race began in 1957 as the Rebel 300. In 1983 it became the TranSouth 500. Dodge sponsored the race from 2001-2008.

In 2009 GoDaddy.com took over sponsorship, and Showtime took over in 2011.

Year Winner Runner Up
2016 Martin Truex Jr

Toyota

Furniture Row Racing

Kevin Harvick

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2015 Carl Edwards

Toyota

Joe Gibbs Racing

Brad Keselowski

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2014 Kevin Harvick

Chevrolet

Stewart Haas Racing

Dale Earnhardt, Jr.

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2013 Matt Kenseth

Toyota

Joe Gibbs Racing

Denny Hamlin

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2012 Jimmie Johnson

Chevrolet

Denny Hamlin

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2011 Regan Smith

Chevrolet

Carl Edwards

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2010 Denny Hamlin

Toyota

Jamie McMurray

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2009 Mark Martin

Chevrolet

Jimmie Johnson

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2008 Kyle Busch

Toyota

Carl Edwards

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2007 Jeff Gordon

Chevrolet

Denny Hamlin

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2006 Greg Biffle

Ford

Jeff Gordon

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2005 Greg Biffle

Ford

Jeff Gordon

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2004 Jimmie Johnson

Chevrolet

Bobby Labonte

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2003 Ricky Craven

Pontiac

Kurt Busch

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2002 Sterling Marlin

Dodge

Elliott Sadler

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2001 Dale Jarrett

Ford

Steve Park

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2000 Ward Burton

Pontiac

Dale Jarrett

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1999 Jeff Burton

Ford

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1998 Dale Jarrett

Ford

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1997 Dale Jarrett

Ford

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1996 Jeff Gordon

Chevrolet

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1995 Sterling Marlin

Chevrolet

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1994 Dale Earnhardt

Chevrolet

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1993 Dale Earnhardt

Chevrolet

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1992 Bill Elliott

Ford

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1991 Ricky Rudd

Chevrolet

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1990 Dale Earnhardt

Chevrolet

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1989 Harry Gant

Oldsmobile

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1988 Lake Speed

Oldsmobile

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1987 Dale Earnhardt

Chevrolet

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1986 Dale Earnhardt

Chevrolet

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1985 Bill Elliott

Ford

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1984 Darrell Waltrip

Chevrolet

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1983 Harry Gant

Buick

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1982 Dale Earnhardt

Ford

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1981 Darrell Waltrip

Buick

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1980 David Pearson

Chevrolet

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1979 Darrell Waltrip

Chevrolet

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1978 Benny Parsons

Chevrolet

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1977 Darrell Waltrip

Chevrolet

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1976 David Pearson

Mercury

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1975 Bobby Allison

Matador

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1974 David Pearson

Mercury

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1973 David Pearson

Mercury

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1972 David Pearson

Mercury

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1971 Buddy Baker

Dodge

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1970 David Pearson

Ford

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1969 Lee Roy Yarbrough

Mercury

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1968 David Pearson

Ford

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1967 Richard Petty

Plymouth

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1966 Richard Petty

Plymouth

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1965 Junior Johnson

Ford

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1964 Fred Lorenzen

Ford

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1963 Joe Weatherly

Ford

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1962 Nelson Stacy

Ford

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1961 Fred Lorenzen

Ford

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1960 Joe Weatherly

Ford

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1959 Fireball Roberts

Chevrolet

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1958 Curtis Turner

Ford

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1957 Fireball Roberts

Ford

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