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Earnhardt Jr. wins Daytona 500

NASCAR Sprint Cup driver Dale Earnhardt Jr (88) celebrates winning the Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway. Mandatory Credit: Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports
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Grand Forks Herald
Earnhardt Jr. wins Daytona 500
Grand Forks North Dakota 375 2nd Ave. N. 58203

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - Dale Earnhardt Jr. drove his Chevrolet to victory in the rain-interrupted Daytona 500 on Sunday in the season-opening NASCAR race.

Denny Hamlin was second in a Toyota and Jeff Gordon finished third in another Chevrolet.

The crashed-marred race was a marathon contest, completed after a six hour, 21 minute rain delay that was the longest single day delay in the 56 years of the race.

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