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The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series opened the 2019 season with the 61st running of the Daytona 500 on Sunday at Daytona Int'l Speedway.
Joe Gibbs
Earlier in the weekend leading up to the Daytona 500, Joe Gibbs faced the media and attempted to put into words what winning The Great American Race would mean in the wake of his son’s recent passing.
Denny Hamlin did it for the late J.D. Gibbs on Sunday night at Daytona Int’l Speedway.
On a night when Joe Gibbs Racing celebrated the life of its late co-chairman by sweeping the podium in the 61st Daytona 500, Kyle Busch was left disappointed after missing out on a win in The Great American Race for the 14th time.
Matt DiBenedetto had the race of his life on Sunday at Daytona Int’l Speedway, leading more laps in one race than he had in his entire career and looking to have a shot to win the Daytona 500.
Blaney Daytona 500
Just like he did in last year’s Great American Race, Ryan Blaney held off all challengers to win the second stage of the Daytona 500 on Sunday at Daytona Int’l Speedway.
Kyle Busch held off a furious last-lap charge from outside polesitter Alex Bowman to win the first stage of Sunday’s 61st Daytona 500 at Daytona Int’l Speedway.
Photos Daytona 500
Check out the complete starting lineup for the 61st annual Daytona 500 at Daytona Int'l Speedway in this special photo gallery!
Forty years after the checkered flag waved over a surprise winner in the 1979 Daytona 500, the race is still considered one of the most important milestones in NASCAR’s 71-year history.
After a frustrating 2018 NASCAR Cup Series season where Kyle Larson was close to victory so many times only to come up short, the open-wheel racing star hopes to become the closer Sunday’s 61st Daytona 500.

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