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Daytona 500 2012: Mark Martin and Dark Horses to Watch in Great American Race

The 2012 NASCAR season will fire up its engines on Sunday with the Daytona 500 (1:00 PM ET, FOX). The 54th running of "The Great American Race" promises to entertain, as it is anyone's to win.Last season's Cup runner-up Carl Edwards will start from the pole, looking to win his first ever Daytona 500, along with last year's Sprint Cup champion Tony Stewart. The driver of the No. 14 car has dominated the Daytona race in the Nationwide Series but never won on Sunday. A trio of former Daytona 500 champions, Dale Earnhardt Jr., Jimmie Johnson and Matt Kenseth will also be starting up front inside the top 10 and gunning for the checkered flag Sunday afternoon.Outside of the big names and top qualifiers, however, there are some underrated dar...

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