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Jimmie Johnson holds off Dale Earnhardt Jr. for Daytona 500 victory

Jimmie Johnson's second career Daytona 500 victory comes in his 400th start on the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series. The win also marked Hendrick Motorsports seventh win in the Daytona 500.

Duel in the sun: Harvick, Kyle Busch grab Daytona victories

Kevin Harvick and Kyle Busch locked themselves into the second row of the 2013 Daytona 500 starting grid by virtue of their wins in Thursday's Budweiser Duels.

Michael Waltrip will drive Sandy Hook benefit car at Daytona 500

To raise money for the Sandy Hook Special Support Fund Michael Waltrip will drive a speical car in the Daytona 500.  Waltrip's number will be changed from his usual No. 30 to No. 26 to honor the 20 children and six adults killed in the Sandy Hook school shooting. 

Gen-6 car wreck at Daytona a good sign for NASCAR

The first attempt at pack drafting with NASCAR’s new Gen-6 race car didn’t go well. The twelve car wreck took place in testing for the 2013 Daytona 500 next month where the Gen-6 will make its official debut.  Since nobody was hurt NASCAR fans should be especially happy the mishap was caused in large part by a car that’s designed to bring a lost excitement back to the sport.

Tony Stewart, Matt Kenseth win Duel qualifying races at Daytona

Tony Stewart and Matt Kenseth claimed the third and fourth starting spots for Sunday's season-opening Daytona 500. They'll line up behind pole-sitter Carl Edwards and Biffle, who swept the front row for Roush Fenway in last Sunday's time trials at the 2.5-mile track.

Wood Brothers make improbable return to Victory Lane at Daytona

Twenty-year-old Trevor Bayne held on for a stunning win in the Daytona 500, becoming the youngest winner of the Great American Race while driving for NASCAR’s oldest team.

Trevor Bayne shocks the racing world en route to Daytona victory

Cinderella came to Daytona and gave her glass slipper to a young man who celebrated his 20th birthday on Saturday as Trevor Bayne shocked the world with his Daytona 500 victory.

Burton and Busch score Gatorade Duel wins at Daytona

Kurt Busch picked up where he left off in last Saturday night's Budweiser Shootout by scoring his second win of the week while Jeff Burton raced his way to a first-ever Gatorade Duel victory at Daytona International Speedway. The twin race format set the starting line-up for Sunday's Daytona 500.

Earnhardt, Gordon lead Hendrick sweep of Daytona 500 front row

Heading into the 10th anniversary marking the passing of Dale Earnhardt, his son powered his way to the top qualifying position for next weekend's Daytona 5000 and showed he will be a force to reckon with when the green flag drops.

Ganassi rewarded-McMurray repays owner for his faith

Chip Ganassi gave Jaime McMurray his first break when the little-known driver was looking for a shot at NASCAR’s top level. He rewarded Ganassi with a win at Charlotte Motor Speedway in the team’s Coors Light Dodge that had been driven by Sterling Marlin until a season-ending injury forced him out of the seast.

Worth the wait-Jaime McMurray returns to Daytona’s victory lane

The truth – the hole truth – is that Jaime McMurray won the Super Bowl of NASCAR on Sunday in a spectacular finish. Race officials just hope it makes fans forget about a pothole on the track that required two stoppages and delayed stock car racing’s greatest spectacle by more than two hours.

Daytona 500 Is Emotional Win For McMurray, Second Place For Earnhardt Jr.

Despite over two hours of delays due to weather-related track issues, Jaime McMurray and Dale Earnhardt Jr. thrilled a sold out Daytona International Speedway crowd in the 52nd Annual Daytona 500.