June 22, 2024

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Denny Hamlin wins Daytona 500, Ryan Newman crosses finish line on roof

Ryan Newman (six) lands on his roof soon after crashing and crossed the complete line that way at the NASCAR Daytona five hundred. / Affiliated Push

 

DAYTONA Seaside, Fla. — One more yr, one more Denny Hamlin get in the Daytona five hundred.

And Joe Gibbs even now has the staff to beat in NASCAR.

Hamlin gained his 3rd Daytona five hundred on Monday, starting to be the to start with driver due to the fact Sterling Marlin in 1995 to get “The Great American Race” in consecutive seasons. His get past yr was a 1-two-three sweep for Joe Gibbs Racing and kicked off a yearlong company celebration in which Gibbs drivers gained a file 19 races and the Cup championship.

Hamlin joined 6 Hall of Fame drivers as winners of 3 or a lot more Daytona 500s. He tied Dale Jarrett — who gave JGR its to start with Daytona five hundred get in 1993 — Jeff Gordon and Bobby Allison. Hamlin trails Cale Yarborough’s 4 wins and the file 7 by Richard Petty.

This victory arrived soon after just the next rain postponement in sixty two years, a check out from President Donald Trump, a pair of red flag stoppages and two overtimes. As he went doorway-to-doorway with Ryan Blaney for the complete — the .014 margin of victory was the next closest in race background — Ryan Newman took a wild experience together the track when he was crashed hoping to maintain on to the direct.

Newman’s car flipped many periods and crossed the complete line on its roof, engulfed in flames.

 

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