10 Memorable Daytona 500 Moments

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Grand finale (2007)

Rules seemingly should have dictated that the running order was locked when a melee broke out behind leader Mark Martin and Kevin Harvick's drag race to the finish line in the last few hundred feet of the 2007 Daytona 500. Or when Clint Bowyer's car went sliding upside down, showering sparks like a satellite re-entering orbit. But officials allowed Martin, who is winless in 51 starts at Daytona, and Harvick to duel to the final and Harvick nosed the finish line .020 seconds earlier.

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