Jamie McMurray wins the Pepsi 400 race
Kyle Busch was beaten by Jamie McMurray on the Daytona International Speedway in the Pepsi 400 race.McMurray finished the race after his car appeared to touch several times with Kyle’s car. He nosed across the finish line a mere 0.005 seconds ahead of Busch.
Team-mates and family seemed to be the key in the final laps for Kurt Busch. Busch received drafting help from his brother, Kurt Busch, who brought his No. 2 Miller Lite Dodge across the finish line in third.
Kurt Busch finished on the 3rd and was followed by Carl Edwards, Gordon and Greg Biffle. Clint Bowyer, Matt Kenseth, Kasey Kahne and Jimmie Johnson completed the top 10.
Tony Stewart, the last year’s winner was looking for the 3rd consecutive win but his plans disappeared when he crashed with Joe Gibbs Racing teammate Denny Hamlin. The second crash was between Dale Earnhardt Jr. and the No. 8 Budweiser Chevrolet.They hit the wall when they were about to finish the 25th lap.
McMurray said that he cannot believe his eye he won the Pepsi 400 race.It was the first time he cried. He said that he didn’t think there would be another victory like Charlotte(when the distance between 1st and 2nd place was of 0.002 seconds ).