Truex Wins Daytona Busch

Martin Truex held onto the lead in the closing laps to take the Busch series win at Daytona

Truex Wins Daytona Busch

Truex was leading with eight laps to go but got shuffled back, before regaining the lead just before a thirteen car accident caused a half-hour red flag within sight of the chequered flag.

In the three laps remaining Truex held off his challengers, extending his points lead, as he led home Kevin Harvick, Greg Biffle, Kenny Wallace and Clint Bowyer.

Reed Sorenson's 20th place finish dropped him to third in the points, as Bowyer's fifth place moved him up to second.

Carl Edwards ended the race in 36th after getting caught in the late-race crash, his challenge for the Busch title beginning to look difficult.

Result of Winn-Dixie 250 presented by PepsiCo, Daytona International Speedway:

Pos Driver Make Laps 1. Martin Truex Chevrolet 104 2. Kevin Harvick Chevrolet 104 3. Greg Biffle Ford 104 4. Kenny Wallace Ford 104 5. Clint Bowyer Chevrolet 104 6. Paul Menard Chevrolet 104 7. Joe Nemechek Chevrolet 104 8. Mike Wallace Dodge 104 9. Jason Leffler Chevrolet 104 10. Tony Raines Chevrolet 104 11. Jeremy Mayfield Dodge 104 12. David Green Ford 104 13. Stacy Compton Ford 104 14. Denny Hamlin Chevrolet 104 15. Jeff Green Dodge 104 16. Johnny Sauter Dodge 104 17. Jason Keller Ford 104 18. David Stremme Dodge 104 19. Regan Smith Dodge 104 20. Reed Sorenson Dodge 104 21. Kertus Davis Chevrolet 104 22. Kevin Lepage Chevrolet 103 23. Steve Grissom Ford 103 24. Tim Fedewa Dodge 103 25. Kasey Kahne Dodge 103 26. Ashton Lewis Ford 102 27. Kyle Busch Chevrolet 102 28. Kim Crosby Chevrolet 101 29. Jon Wood Ford 99 30. Randy LaJoie Chevrolet 99 31. Mike Bliss Chevrolet 98 32. Justin Labonte Chevrolet 98 33. Stanton Barrett Chevrolet 98 34. Brian Vickers Chevrolet 98 35. Eric McClure Dodge 98 36. Carl Edwards Ford 97 37. C W Smith Dodge 97 38. Aaron Fike Dodge 91 39. Michel Jourdain Jr Ford 88 40. Dale Earnhardt Jr Chevrolet 79 41. Sterling Marlin Dodge 58 42. J.J. Yeley Chevrolet 42 43. Kerry Earnhardt Chevrolet 32 
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