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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