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Text: Sam Stejskal, SI.com
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Feb. 27 -- Matt Kenseth wins rain- and fire-delayed Daytona 500

In a race that will be remembered for the jet fuel fire that caused a two-hour delay, the 2012 Daytona 500 was won by Matt Kenseth in a green-white-checkered finish. NASCAR's Super Bowl was scheduled to start on Sunday, but was pushed back to Monday night because of rain. Things didn't go very smoothly in prime time, with numerous cautions and a bizarre track fire caused by Juan Pablo Montoya's crash into a service truck loaded with jet fuel.

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