Daytona 500 Results
Dale Earnhardt Jr tops the Daytona 500 Results sheet from Daytona International Speedway.
A black piece of tape drops from the sky and plugs the nose of Dale Earnhardt Jr with just 3 laps to go. Bad news at any other point of the race but with 3 laps to go it’s a magic gift. This gift comes the same weekend the number 3 car returns to Daytona.
It was a shootout from the time the green flag dropped to the checkered at lap 200 as Jeff Gordon explained in post race interviews. Drivers were side drafting and running every lap like it was the last lap. This was partially due to the relentless threat of rain throughout the event.