Fan4Racing NASCAR Race Review of Daytona

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Our guests on this episode…

Grant Enfinger

NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series driver with ThorSport Racing after winning the season opener at Daytona International Speedway on Friday.

Join host Sharon Burton and co-host Jay Husmann this Tuesday night at 8:30 pm ET for 90 minutes of the smartest race talk around with our guests on Fan4Racing NASCAR Race Review. Then stick around for Hot Topics Sound Off at 10 pm ET with co-host Andy Laskey and our Fan4Racing crew!

Our discussions center around NASCAR Cup, Xfinity, Gander Outdoors Truck, ARCA Menards Series East and more at Daytona International Speedway and New Smyrna Speedway. 

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Denny Hamlin Wins Second Straight Daytona 500

Denny Hamlin and his No. 11 Joe Gibbs Racing Team celebrate his second Daytona 500 win in victory lane at Daytona International Speedway.
DAYTONA BEACH, FLORIDA – FEBRUARY 17: Denny Hamlin, driver of the #11 FedEx Express Toyota, celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Cup Series 62nd Annual Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway on February 17, 2020, in Daytona Beach, Florida. Photo by Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images

Denny Hamlin Makes a Late Run to Victory

A victory for Denny Hamlin is a sure indication that the NASCAR Cup Series season has officially returned with the 62nd running of the Daytona 500. It was an incredible prerace show that included President Donald Trump being the Grand Marshall and WWE Superstar Seamus being the honorary pace car drivers. Dale Earnhardt Jr. also waved the green flag to kick off the race. The race track was buzzing with excitement with these important figures making an appearance.

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Jimmie Johnson’s Final Daytona 500 Ends Early

Jimmie Johnson at Driver Introductions for the Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway.
DAYTONA BEACH, FLORIDA – FEBRUARY 16: Jimmie Johnson, driver of the #48 Ally Chevrolet, is introduced prior to the NASCAR Cup Series 62nd Annual Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway on February 16, 2020,in Daytona Beach, Florida. Photo by Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – In the hours before his final Daytona 500 start, seven-time NASCAR Cup Series champion Jimmie Johnson was riding bikes with his wife and two young daughters in the infield, enjoying the sunny Florida day and the good vibes before NASCAR’s highest-profile green flag flew.

On the grid before the race, Johnson’s daughters took turns sitting in the driver’s seat of their dad’s famed No. 48 Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet. And then moments later, their father rolled off and into the last Daytona 500 he’s scheduled to run before retiring at the end of the season.

For most of the day, Johnson kept the car upfront and looked absolutely ready to contend for his third Daytona 500 trophy… only to be collected in a late-race wreck while running in the top five. Johnson was caught in a 19-car accident with 16 laps remaining in the 200-lap race – a race won for the second consecutive time by Joe Gibbs Racing’s Denny Hamlin.

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