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Daytona 500 2012: Dale Earnhardt Jr. Was the Lone Hendrick Car to Survive

The Daytona 500 was a wild ending to an already wild Speedweek.There was some great racing, close finishes and a lot of wrecks.  While Hendrick Motorsports owner Rick Hendrick had to be thrilled that his No. 88 car driven by Dale Earnhardt Jr. came home second, I'm sure he's just as thrilled that Speedweek is over.After some strong performances by the Hendrick Motorsports stable, only Dale Earnhardt Jr. finished on the lead lap.Jimmie Johnson was spun out on Lap No. 2 by Eliott Sadler and slammed the wall head-on. Then he was hit in the driver's side door by David Ragan to finish his night. He placed 42nd.Jeff Gordon blew his motor after 81 laps, finishing 40th, and Kasey Kahne was caught up in wreck with 11 laps to go and ended up 29t...

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