Brad Keselowski tweeted before the race he would win, then from last place he won the race

Credit: 353863(Photo by Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images) Brad Keselowski, driver of the #2 Miller Lite Ford, takes the checkered flag to win the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Advance Auto Parts Clash at Daytona International Speedway on February 11, 2018 in Daytona Beach, Florida.

Starting from 17th place Car 2 Brad Keselowski Miller Lite Ford won the 40th Annual Advance Auto Parts Clash, his first win in 6 Advance Auto Parts Clash exhibition races. This is his 1st win & 1st Top 10 finish in 2018. 2nd Place Car 22 Joey Logano Shell Pennzoil Ford, starting from 3rd place. 3rd Place Car 41 Kurt Busch Monster Energy/Haas Automation Ford, starting from 14th place. Team Penske has won the Advance Auto Parts Clash at Daytona four times – 1998 (Rusty Wallace), 2011 (Kurt Busch), 2017 (Joey Logano) and 2018 (Brad Keslowski). Team Penske drivers finished 1-2-4 in today’s Advance Auto Parts Clash – 1) Brad Keselowski, 2) Joey Logano, 3) Kurt Busch and 4) Ryan Blaney. The Advance Auto Parts Clash is a Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season-opening non-points exhibition event.

Credit: 353865(Photo by Robert Laberge/Getty Images) Brad Keselowski, driver of the #2 Miller Lite Ford, celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Advance Auto Parts Clash at Daytona International Speedway on February 11, 2018 in Daytona Beach, Florida.

4th Place Car 12 Ryan Blaney Menards/Peak Ford, starting from 15th place followed by 5th place Car 3 Austin Dillon DOW Chevrolet, starting from pole. 6th Place Car 11 Denny Hamlin FedEx Express Toyota, starting from 2nd place followed by 7th place Car 18 Kyle Busch M&M’s Toyota, starting from 13th place. 8th Place Car 20 Erik Jones Circle K Toyota, starting from 4th place followed by 9th
place Car 4 Kevin Harvick Busch Beer Ford, starting from 9th place. Lastly in the Top 10 Car 42 Kyle Larson DC Solar Chevrolet, in 10th place, starting from 10th place.

Credit: 353860(Photo by Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images) Brad Keselowski, driver of the #2 Miller Lite Ford, celebrates with a burnout after winning the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Advance Auto Parts Clash at Daytona International Speedway on February 11, 2018 in Daytona Beach, Florida.

The race had 2 Cautions for 7 Laps: 1st Caution on lap 27 for 25 Lap Segment Conclusion. 2nd Caution on lap 35 for Car 1 Jamie McMurray Cessna Chevrolet, Car 41 Kurt Busch Monster Energy/Haas Automation Ford crash in Turn 4.

Credit: 353854(Photo by Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images) Austin Dillon, driver of the #3 DOW Chevrolet, leads the field to the green flag to start the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Advance Auto Parts Clash at Daytona International Speedway on February 11, 2018 in Daytona Beach, Florida.

The race had 11 Lead Changes among 7 drivers: A. Dillon 1; D. Hamlin 2-9; C. Elliott 10-14; A. Dillon 15-16; C. Elliott 17-23; J. Logano 24; K. Larson 25; K. Harvick 26-27; B. Keselowski 28-33; C. Elliott 34-38; B. Keselowski 39-75; K. Larson 76.

Credit: 353864(Photo by Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images) Brad Keselowski, driver of the #2 Miller Lite Ford, leads a pack of cars during the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Advance Auto Parts Clash at Daytona International Speedway on February 11, 2018 in Daytona Beach, Florida.

Credit: 353866(Photo by Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images) Brad Keselowski, driver of the #2 Miller Lite Ford, and Ryan Blaney, driver of the #12 Menards/Peak Ford, lead the field during the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Advance Auto Parts Clash at Daytona International Speedway on February 11, 2018 in Daytona Beach, Florida.

Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Race Number 0
Unofficial Race Results for the The 40Th Annual Advance Auto Parts Clash – Sunday, February 11, 2018
Daytona International Speedway – Daytona Beach, FL – 2.5 Mile Paved
Total Race Length – 75 Laps – 187.5 Miles

Finish Start Car Driver Team Laps Status
1. 17. Car 2 Brad Keselowski Miller Lite Ford 75 RUNNING
2. 3. Car 22 Joey Logano Shell Pennzoil Ford 75 RUNNING
3. 14. Car 41 Kurt Busch Monster Energy/Haas Automation Ford 75 RUNNING
4. 15. Car 12 Ryan Blaney Menards/Peak Ford 75 RUNNING
5. 1. Car 3 Austin Dillon DOW Chevrolet 75 RUNNING
6. 2. Car 11 Denny Hamlin FedEx Express Toyota 75 RUNNING
7. 13. Car 18 Kyle Busch M&M’s Toyota 75 RUNNING
8. 4. Car 20 Erik Jones Circle K Toyota 75 RUNNING
9. 9. Car 4 Kevin Harvick Busch Beer Ford 75 RUNNING
10. 10. Car 42 Kyle Larson DC Solar Chevrolet 75 RUNNING
11. 11. Car 31 Ryan Newman Bass Pro Shops/Cabela’s Chevrolet 75 RUNNING
12. 5. Car 48 Jimmie Johnson Lowe’s for Pros Chevrolet 74 RUNNING
13. 12. Car 9 Chase Elliott Mountain Dew Chevrolet 74 RUNNING
14. 6. Car 78 Martin Truex Jr. 5-hour ENERGY/Bass Pro Shops Toyota 74 RUNNING
15. 7. Car 95 Kasey Kahne Procore Chevrolet 74 RUNNING
16. 8. Car 17 Ricky Stenhouse Jr. Fastenal Ford 73 RUNNING
17. 16. Car 1 Jamie McMurray Cessna Chevrolet 43 Accident

Time of Race: 1 Hrs, 06 Mins, 19 Secs. Average Speed: 169.641 MPH Margin of Victory: 0.102 Seconds

Race Comments: Prior to the start of the race, no cars dropped to the rear of the field under penalty. Failed to Qualify: N/A. Caution Flags: 3 for 8 laps. Lead Changes: 11 among 7 drivers.

(i) Ineligible for driver points in this series

Next Race: Feb. 15, 2018 – Daytona International Speedway

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