Dale Jr. wins delayed Daytona 500 - FOX13 News, WHBQ FOX 13

Dale Jr. wins delayed Daytona 500

Posted: Updated:
  • Dale Jr. wins delayed Daytona 500More>>

  • Get FOX13 Breaking News on your mobile device

    Get FOX13 Breaking News on your mobile device

    Friday, October 4 2013 3:43 PM EDT2013-10-04 19:43:45 GMT
    Get breaking news alerts on your mobile device direct from the FOX13 news desk. On average, you could get as many as three to five alerts on a busy day, as the news merits. Just fill out the form below
    Get breaking news alerts on your mobile device direct from the FOX13 news desk. On average, you could get as many as three to five alerts on a busy day, as the news merits. Just fill out the form below
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) -

Through rain and wrecks, Dale Earnhardt Jr. ended the only drought that mattered.
 
NASCAR's most popular driver won the Daytona 500 for the second time, a decade after his first victory in the "Great American Race."
 
Earnhardt snapped a 55-race winless streak Sunday night that dated to 2012. It ended a streak of futility at Daytona International Speedway, where he finished second in three of the previous four 500s.
 
He radioed to his crew "this is better than the first one," as he circled the track on his cool-down lap in his Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet.
 
Rain stopped the race about 45 minutes after it began for a delay of more than six hours. When it resumed, Earnhardt dominated at the track where his father was killed in an accident on the last lap of the 2001 race.

Follow FOX13 on Twitter
myfoxdc Facebook
Twitter
Facebook
Android
iPhone
Blackberry
RSS Feeds
Powered by WorldNow

WHBQ-TV | Fox 13
485 S. Highland St.
Memphis, TN 38111

Main Station: (901) 320-1313
Newsroom: (901) 320-1340

Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | Terms of Service | Ad Choices