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2010 Daytona 500: Jamie McMurray Victorious By Keeping Doors Open

Jamie McMurray reunited himself with Chip Ganassi in perfect fashion as he took the No. 1 Bass Pro Shops Chevrolet back to the victory lane in the 2010 Daytona 500.   McMurray began his Sprint Cup career at Earnhardt-Ganassi Racing (then Chip Ganassi Racing) in 2002. It was announced at Richmond that he’d drive the No. 42 Dodge for the 2003 season full-time, although after Sterling Marlin was injured at Kansas, those plans were accelerated. McMurray began driving the car at Talladega in 2002. In his second-ever start, he led 96 of the final 100 laps to win the UAW-GM Quality 500. The following seasons produced positive final standings finishes as he finished 13th, 11th and 12th in points, despite zero wins. During this time, he accumulat...

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