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Daytona 500 Results: Top Finishers and Reaction from 2016 Great American Race

Denny Hamlin won in the closest finish in Daytona 500 history, pushing Joe Gibbs Racing teammate Matt Kenseth out of the way in Turn 4 and edging out Martin Truex Jr. at the finish line by 0.01 seconds on Sunday—securing his victory by mere inches.  Fox Sports Live shared a replay in slow-motion of Hamlin narrowly pushing past Truex on the outside, coming to the checkers to give Toyota its first win in the Great American Race:   And here is an aerial view of the finish in live time, courtesy of Jay Busbee of Yahoo Sports: Here are the final results: Ryan McGee of noted the finish was eerily similar to the first Daytona 500 in 1959 that required photo review before NASCAR awarded the win to Lee Petty: Nascarcasm ...

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