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Daytona 500 2014: Dale Earnhardt Jr. wins Daytona 500

Dale Earnhardt Jr. had gone winless four of the last five years, but No. 88 captured the Daytona 500 on Sunday after a long rain delay.

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Daytona creates opportunity for Earnhardt, NASCAR

The last time Dale Earnhardt Jr. won the Daytona 500 he produced the best season of his career, while NASCAR’s popularity soared. Ten years later, Earnhardt and NASCAR are hoping for a repeat.

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Determined Earnhardt wins at Daytona

New mindset, hardened resolve lead Dale Earnhardt Jr. to Daytona 500 victory.

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Dale Earnhardt Jr. wins the Daytona 500

Dale Junior snapped a 55-race losing streak on Sunday night, outlasting a six-hour weather delay and a number of caution flags.

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Danica Patrick crashes out of Daytona 500

Danica Patrick’s finish in the 2014 Daytona 500 was far different than how she performed a year ago.

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Runner-up finish leaves Denny Hamlin conflicted

Denny Hamlin wasn’t sure how he should feel after nearly winning the Daytona 500.

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Dale Earnhardt Jr. joins Twitter, takes selfie

Winning the Daytona 500. That's a good time to fire up the tweeter.

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Dale Jr. earns over $1.5 million at Daytona

Earnhardt's second Daytona 500 victory earned him a hefty payday in a record-setting purse.

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Dale Earnhardt Jr. joins Twitter following win

Long opposed to the social media platform, Dale Earnhardt Jr. is now on Twitter having sent his first tweet after winning the Daytona 500.

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Dale Jr's postrace interview

The wait was well worth it for Dale Earnhardt Jr. and the No. 88 car.

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Full finishing order of the Daytona 500

Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Hendrick Motorsports had a good day at Daytona International Speedway.

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Dale Earnhardt Jr. wins the Daytona 500

Dale Jr. won the Great American Race for the first time since 2004.

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Dillon, Larson involved in Lap 162 wreck

Two of NASCAR's most promising rookies collided.

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Danica, Austin Dillon caught in big wreck

A large wreck on lap 145 sent several drivers the the garage with an early end to their race.

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Paul Menard leads at the midway point

Menard was in good position halfway through the Great American Race.

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Joe Gibbs Racing leads the way at Daytona

Kyle Busch and Denny Hamlin lead the way for Joe Gibbs Racing at Daytona.

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Daytona 500 resumes after lengthy rain delay

Kyle Busch is leading the Daytona 500, which has transformed into night race following a six-hour rain delay.

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NASCAR to resume Daytona 500 Sunday night

The Daytona 500 will be restarted at 8:30 p.m. ET following a nearly six-hour rain delay.

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Daytona 500 becomes Take Cover 500

For the second time in three years, NASCAR could be headed for a Monday night finish.

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Will we, can we finish the Daytona 500?

Strong to severe storms will continue over Daytona International Speedway this afternoon. Will they end in time to go back to racing?

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Daytona 500 stopped due to rain, tornado warning

Heavy rain has placed the Daytona 500 under a red flag.

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Hamlin overtakes Dillon early

Austin Dillon led the first lap at the Daytona 500, but Denny Hamlin came on strong shortly thereafter. The first caution of the day also came out.

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Earnhardt determined to get back to Victory Lane

Has it really been 10 years since Dale Earnhardt Jr. won the Daytona 500?

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Daytona 500 viewer's guide

The Daytona 500 storylines you need to know for Sunday’s NASCAR race.

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How to watch the Daytona 500

Denny Hamlin and Matt Kenseth are the early favorites in what should be a must-watch event.

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2014 Daytona 500 start time, TV schedule and more

Austin Dillon will lead the pack when NASCAR's biggest event begins on Sunday.

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Daytona 500 starting grid

Austin Dillon remains on the front row, but Martin Truex Jr., forced to a backup car following a wreck in the second Budweiser Duel race, will have to drop back.

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To rain, or not to rain, that is the question...

Will it or won't it rain for the 56th running of the Daytona 500, and if it does, will we finish on Sunday or try again on Monday? The unofficial NASCAR weatherman, Meteorologist Brian Neudorff, gives us the forecast for the Great American Race.

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Joe Gibbs Racing seeking to end Daytona drought

One of NASCAR’s preeminent organizations, Joe Gibbs Racing has won the Daytona 500 just once. Matt Kenseth, Kyle Busch and Denny Hamlin have an excellent chance to change that Sunday.

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50 Cent: NASCAR women are 'extremely hot’

With no plans to kiss Erin Andrews, 50 Cent has returned to the Daytona 500 and is enjoying the NASCAR experience.

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