2016 Daytona 500 Results – Denny Hamlin Edges Martin Truex Jr. in Thrilling Finish

dis_nscs_hamlin_busch_022116RACE RECAP | DAYTONA 500
10 Kurt Busch
9 Austin Dillon lost the draft early
8 Regan Smith while overheating
7 Kyle Larson
6 Joey Logano last years winner
5 Carl Edwards with heavy damage
4 Kevin Harvick 6th career D500 Top 5
3 Kyle Busch
2 Martin Truex Jr. comes up 100th of a second short

VICTORY LANE

1 Denny Hamlin wrecks Matt Kenseth and edges Martin Truex Jr. to the line to win the 2016 Daytona 500

-Toyota wins their 1st Daytona 500
-100th of a second
-First career Daytona 500

OTHER STORIES ON THE DAY

-Chase Elliott goes for a wild ride and his #24 is destroyed by the front stretch grass ending the pole sitters hopes at a 500 victory.

-Brian Vickers goes for a wild ride in the #14, damaging the cars of Carl Edwards and Trevor Bayne

-Hard impacts for Chris Buescher and Matt Dibenidetto

-Greg Biffle blew a right rear tire, ripping his #16 car to shreds, mistakenly put a left rear on the right rear…ooooooops

-Jimmie Johnson’s crew came over the wall too soon with 44 to go, same for Danica Patrick

-Coming out of a very funny Dale Jr. commercial, they show a wrecked 88 car after he spun and hit the wall…Amelia is toast

-Danica Patrick wrecks her #10 car late in the race after contact with Greg Biffle, ironically came out together during driver introductions

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