The Unlikely Rise of William Byron: From Sim Racing to Daytona 500 Champion

William Byron, who started his racing career in the virtual world on a computer screen, has had a breakout season in the Cup last year with his first Daytona 500 victory. Despite not being the most vocal or controversial driver, his on-track performance has been impressive and he has established himself as a regular contender for wins and championships. His crew chief believes they are now ready to aim for the championship at the end of the year. Byron’s passion for racing and desire to compete has been unmatched and has fueled his success in the sport.

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