Found February 21, 2013 on On Pit Road:
For as much anticipation went into Thursday Budweiser Duels at Daytona, certainly there was disappointment when the second race came to a conclusion. Well over 75-percent of the 120 laps ran between the two races were predominantly run in a single-file line up against the outside wall around the Daytona International Speedway. In the first Duel, 2011 Daytona 500 champion Trevor Bayne paced the line of cars nearly up until the one-and-only round of pit stops. A few laps before they were scheduled to come in, Kevin Harvick, who won Saturday night’s Sprint Unlimited, bypassed the No.21 of Bayne. Harvick continued in the lead following pit stops, but his challenge was far from over when Carl Edwards and Denny Hamlin made contact further back in the pack, causing a four-car crash with eight laps to go which also collected the cars of Bayne and Regan Smith. “I don’t know exactly what happened,” said Edwards. “It looked like Denny (Hamlin) got sideways and wrecked us. “That is the fourth t...
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