NASCAR Scanner Sounds: 2021 Daytona 500
The 63rd running of the Daytona 500 was ruined by 2 significant events and a prolonged weather condition hold-up.
The very first wreck entirely altered the skin of the occasion when 16 cars and trucks were harmed in a Lap 15 pile-up. Amongst those gathered were front row beginners Alex Bowman and William Byron, the 2011 winning group (Wood Brothers), previous Cup Series champion Martin Truex Jr. along with previous Daytona 500s winner Ryan Newman and Kurt Busch.
The outcome was a much tamer race than anticipated with almost half the field out of contention early. The 500 ended up being more about method as the field placed themselves for green-flag rest stop while running primarily single-file.
After the Lap 113 crash seen listed below, there wasn’t a single care flag for an event up until the surface.
The whole last went on without event up until the white flag. With the checkered flag in sight, Brad Keselowski got an enormous push from Michael McDowell and tried to surpass his Penske colleague Joey Logano. The 2 clashed in an enormous, race-ending intense crash that gathered a number of others and sent out Keselowski into the catch-fencing.
McDowell was stated the race winner in a sensational upset. He had actually gone 0-357 in his NASCAR Cup Series profession prior to declaring success in this year’s Daytona 500. The shock win likewise locks him and Front Row Motorsports into the playoffs.
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Jobber Wiki author Frank Long contributed to this report.