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Jamie McMurray Battles Potholes, Reels in First Daytona 500 Victory

In the fall of 2009, Jamie McMurray seemed to be on the outside looking in when it came to the 2010 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season. Roush-Fenway Racing had to shrink their number of cars down to four, and the decision came down to close the 26 team's shop. That left McMurray rideless and wondering what was next. At the same time over at Earnhardt Ganassi Racing, Owner Chip Ganassi was looking for someone to replace Martin Truex, Jr. who was leaving for Michael Waltrip Racing at the end of the year. We all remember the 2002 season, when Sterling Marlin, who at the time was driving for Chip Ganassi, was in contention to win the Championship when he was injured in an accident at Kansas Speedway and was forced to miss the remainder of the sea...

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