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NASCAR at Daytona 2016 Results: Sprint Unlimited Winner, Finish Order, Reaction

Denny Hamlin overcame an early wreck and won a wild, crash-filled Sprint Unlimited in overtime Saturday at Daytona International Speedway. Hamlin was automatically credited the win when a caution waved for a six-car crash midway through Turns 1 and 2 on the final lap in the first run of NASCAR’s new overtime procedure. The new protocol, introduced Thursday, allows only one extra attempt at a green-white-checkered finish but not if the leader has passed the “overtime line” on the first attempt—which was the case Saturday.  When the caution waved, Hamlin needed to only cruise to the finish line in order to pick up his second Sprint Unlimited win in three years. It was his third overall. He celebrated acc...

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