Ryan Blaney’s 15th-place finish Sunday in the O’Reilly Auto Parts 253 completed the 27-year-old’s 200th start in NASCAR’s premier series.
The Team Penske driver is the 138th driver in series history to start in at least 200 races.
Blaney started the Daytona Road Course race in 27th, ultimately finishing on the lead lap and earning a Top-15 finish.
Through 200 starts, Blaney has won 4 races, 6 poles, 38 Top-5 finishes, 76 Top-10 finishes, and has led 2,082 laps.
Other drivers that could hit the 200-start mark this season include Alex Bowman (191), Chris Buescher (188) and Chase Elliott (187).
Lee Petty, a three-time champion of the Cup Series (1954, 1958 and 1959), was the first driver to race in 200 primer series races in 1956.
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