DAYTONA BEACH: Earnhardt Jr. wins 2nd Daytona 500 a decade later —…

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Earnhardt Jr. wins 2nd Daytona 500 a later


Through rain and on Daytona’s longest day, was a drought Dale Earnhardt Jr. was to end.

NASCAR’s most driver won the Daytona 500 for the second — a decade after his victory — to snap a losing streak dating to

The victory Sunday night a streak of futility at Daytona Speedway, where he finished in three of the previous four

Winning this race is the feeling that you could in this sport besides the trophy for the championship, said who climbed from his car in Victory and hugged every member of his Motorsports crew. I didn’t if I’d ever get the chance to it again and it feels just as

As he crossed the finish line in his No. 88 the few who withstood a rain delay of 6 22 minutes screaming their Earnhardt euphorically radioed his saying: This is better the first one! He was met by Rick after his victory lap, and the owner climbed into the window for a ride to Victory

The world is right right now Dale Junior just won the 500, teammate Jeff said. That’s a sign going to be a great season.

stopped the race about 45 after it began for a delay of than six hours. When it Earnhardt dominated at the track his father was … in an accident on the lap of the 2001 race.

He led six times for a 54 laps — all after the delay — and seemed to it under control until got chaotic near the end. were 42 lead changes and multi-car accidents as the field in on the checkered flag.

An accident seven laps to go triggered by Austin Dillon, driving the No. 3 Earnhardt’s father’s number its return to the Daytona 500 for the first since 2001 — set up a two-lap shootout to the finish.

got a great jump past Keselowski on the restart, and had Gordon him protecting his bumper. But Denny came charging through the and Earnhardt suddenly had a challenger one lap to go.

Then an accident farther involving former winners Harvick and Jamie McMurray out the caution and the win belonged to Earnhardt.

We fight off battle after We got a little help at the end there Jeff to get away on the restart, said. This is amazing. I believe this is happening.

I take this for granted, man it doesn’t happen twice, let once.

Hamlin, who won two other in the buildup to Sunday was trying to the first driver to sweep wound up second in a Joe Gibbs Toyota. He was strongest before the delay, but had an issue with his when the race resumed and had hearing his spotter.

It was tough and because I definitely could used my spotter there at the Hamlin said. I’m to look up at the scoreboard, trying to out how many laps are left. so 50-50 on whether I’m or I’m happy. I just know.

Any other year, I probably have been jumping up and

Keselowski finished third in a Penske Ford, and said watching a replay he knew he had no to win once drivers behind him to their moves and Hamlin charging alongside him.

I feel like there’s I could have done Keselowski said.

But as a driver who got his when Earnhardt hired him to for JR Motorsports in the Nationwide Series, was able to deal with his

If there’s ever a guy who is due, the guy who finished second three out of the four years. He was due, said. So I’m happy for him and for all those guys.

He’s my best friend in the garage of my teammate.

Hendrick took and fifth with Gordon and year’s race winner, Johnson, in what quickly a company-wide celebration.

He’s been knocking on the of the 500 for a lot of years. He got it done tonight did an awesome job, said who beat Earnhardt to the finish a year ago.

The win means already has one of his four drivers in the for the Sprint Cup championship. Under the new format announced last Earnhardt is now eligible to race for the and can spend the next 25 races for the postseason.

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We might be in the Chase I ain’t going to worry that, Earnhardt said Victory Lane. Trust me, we’re going to have a this year.

Rain havoc on the event for the third in six years, and this year’s was stopped after 38 laps as a storm blew into the

The National Weather Service a tornado warning in the area and people to take shelter, and fled from the grandstands.

rolled out the track drying Air Titan for several failed over the delay. It was the only activity for more than six but there was plenty of behind-the-scenes fun as desperately tried to stay

David Ragan made a run in his firesuit, Hamlin played Clint Bowyer answered questions on Twitter and Ricky Jr.’s crew practiced drills.

It hit absurd levels as Fox tried to fill the air time a replay of the 2013 race hundreds of thousands did not understand a live broadcast. Social exploded with congratulatory for last year’s winner, who posted on his account: I hear I won the Haha!

I also have confused and texting congratulations to me.

drivers had fun with the widespread too.

Wait a minute! confused, did Jimmie Johnson win or Bowyer tweeted.

Plenty of on Twitter were confused the replay, tweeting along as if the was live. Deadspin ran some of under the headline, Scores Of Don’t Realize Fox Is Airing Year’s Daytona 500.

Even NASCAR couldn’t jokingly weighing in on the confusion.

JimmieJohnson amazing, tweeted O’Donnell, NASCAR’s senior president of racing operations.

onto the strange story Fox’s rain-delayed coverage was by the movie Noah, which March 28 and stars Russell as the title character who builds an arc to creation from a massive

When the cars finally got on track, Earnhardt took He had some challenges, particularly the Roush Fenway Racing duo of Biffle and Carl Edwards, but he to break free every it mattered.

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