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Daytona 500 Results: Recap, Final Leaderboard and Analysis

Matt Kenseth won a thrilling, and very long, Daytona 500. This was a race scheduled to end on Sunday afternoon and ended up concluding on Tuesday morning. Rain on Sunday forced NASCAR to postpone the race until the next day for the first time in the history of the Great American Race. It was rescheduled for noon on Monday, but more rain pushed that back to a prime-time 7 p.m. ET start. And finally, under the lights, Mother Nature allowed the race to start. That was not the last delay, though. Juan Pablo Montoya lost control of his car while the race was under caution and slid into one of the trucks using a jet engine to dry the track. There was an instant explosion, and soon, the leaking jet fuel was burning the surface ...

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