Denny Hamlin won the crash-fest Sprint Unlimited race at Daytona International Speedway

during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Sprint Unlimited at Daytona International Speedway on February 13, 2016 in Daytona Beach, Florida.

during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Sprint Unlimited at Daytona International Speedway on February 13, 2016 in Daytona Beach, Florida.

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Starting from 15th place Car 11 Denny Hamlin FedEx Express Toyota Denny Hamlin won the Sprint Unlimited at Daytona International Speedway. This is his 3rd Sprint Unlimited win (2006, 2014 and 2016). Hamlin becomes the 5th driver in series history to win 3 or more Sprint Unlimited races joining Dale Earnhardt, Dale Jarrett, Kevin Harvick and Tony Stewart. This win gives Joe Gibbs Racing its
4th Sprint Unlimited victory in the last five years. 2nd Place Car 22 Joey Logano Shell Pennzoil Ford, started from 25th place. 3rd Place Car 27 Paul Menard Peak Antifreeze/Menard Chevrolet, started from 14th place.

DAYTONA BEACH, FL - FEBRUARY 13: Denny Hamlin, driver of the #11 FedEx Express Toyota, celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Sprint Unlimited at Daytona International Speedway on February 13, 2016 in Daytona Beach, Florida. (Photo by Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images)

DAYTONA BEACH, FL – FEBRUARY 13: Denny Hamlin, driver of the #11 FedEx Express Toyota, celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Sprint Unlimited at Daytona International Speedway on February 13, 2016 in Daytona Beach, Florida. (Photo by Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images)

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4th Place Car 42 Kyle Larson Target Chevrolet, started from 4th place followed by 5th place Car 13 Casey Mears GEICO Chevrolet, started from 6th place. 6th Place Car 17 Ricky Stenhouse Jr. Fastenal Ford, started from 11th place followed by 7th place Car 41 Kurt Busch Monster Energy/Haas Automation Chevrolet, started from 21st place. 8th Place Car 3 Austin Dillon DOW Chevrolet, started from 10th place 9th place Car 2 Brad Keselowski SKF Ford, started from 2nd place. Lastly in the Top 10 was Car 16 Greg Biffle KFC Nashville Hot Ford in 10th place, started from 16th place.

DAYTONA BEACH, FL - FEBRUARY 13: Jimmie Johnson, driver of the #48 Lowe's Chevrolet, and Brad Keselowski, driver of the #2 SKF Ford, lead the field past the green flag to start the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Sprint Unlimited at Daytona International Speedway on February 13, 2016 in Daytona Beach, Florida. (Photo by Sarah Crabill/NASCAR via Getty Images)

DAYTONA BEACH, FL – FEBRUARY 13: Jimmie Johnson, driver of the #48 Lowe’s Chevrolet, and Brad Keselowski, driver of the #2 SKF Ford, lead the field past the green flag to start the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Sprint Unlimited at Daytona International Speedway on February 13, 2016 in Daytona Beach, Florida. (Photo by Sarah Crabill/NASCAR via Getty Images)

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The race had lots of action with 7 Cautions for 25 Laps: 1st Caution on lap 14 for Car 17 Ricky Stenhouse Jr. Fastenal Ford, Car 11 Denny Hamlin FedEx Express Toyota crash in Turn 2. 2nd Caution on lap 24 for Car 14 Brian Vickers Mobil 1 Chevrolet, Car 15 Clint Bowyer 5-hour Energy Chevrolet, Car 16 Greg Biffle KFC Nashville Hot Ford, Car 4 Kevin Harvick Busch Beer Chevrolet, Car 88 Dale
Earnhardt Jr. Taxslayer.com Chevrolet, Car 47 AJ Allmendinger Kroger/Stouffer’s/Lean Cuisine Chevrolet, Car 41 Kurt Busch Monster Energy/Haas Automation Chevrolet crash in Turn 1. 3rd Caution on lap 45 for Car 13 Casey Mears GEICO Chevrolet, Car 48 Jimmie Johnson Lowe’s Chevrolet crash on Backstretch. 4th Caution on lap 58 for Car 1 Jamie McMurray McDonald’s Chevrolet, Car 5 Kasey Kahne Great Clips Chevrolet, Car 47 AJ Allmendinger Kroger/Stouffer’s/Lean Cuisine Chevrolet, Car 31 Ryan Newman Caterpillar Chevrolet crash on the Backstretch. 5th Caution on lap 67 for Fluid On The Track. 6th Caution on lap 74 for Car 2 Brad Keselowski SKF Ford, Car 18 Kyle Busch M&M’s 75 Toyota, Car 13 Casey Mears GEICO Chevrolet, Car 19 Carl Edwards ARRIS Toyota, Car 43 Aric Almirola Smithfield Ford crash on the Backstretch. 7th Caution on lap 79 for Car 78 Martin Truex Jr. Furniture Row/Denver Mattress Toyota, Car 20 Matt Kenseth Dollar General Toyota, Car 1 Jamie McMurray McDonald’s Chevrolet, Car 16 Greg Biffle KFC Nashville Hot Ford, Car 2 Brad Keselowski SKF Ford, Car 10 Danica Patrick Nature’s Bakery Chevrolet crash on the Turn 1.

DAYTONA BEACH, FL - FEBRUARY 13: The drivers are introduced prior to the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Sprint Unlimited at Daytona International Speedway on February 13, 2016 in Daytona Beach, Florida. (Photo by Sarah Crabill/NASCAR via Getty Images)

DAYTONA BEACH, FL – FEBRUARY 13: The drivers are introduced prior to the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Sprint Unlimited at Daytona International Speedway on February 13, 2016 in Daytona Beach, Florida. (Photo by Sarah Crabill/NASCAR via Getty Images)

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The race had 12 Lead Changes among 3 drivers: 0; B. Keselowski 1-10; J. McMurray 11-24; B. Keselowski 25; D. Hamlin 26-32; B. Keselowski 33; D. Hamlin 34-35; B. Keselowski 36-47; D. Hamlin 48-51; B. Keselowski 52; D. Hamlin 53-62; B. Keselowski 63; D. Hamlin 64-79.

during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Sprint Unlimited at Daytona International Speedway on February 13, 2016 in Daytona Beach, Florida.

during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Sprint Unlimited at Daytona International Speedway on February 13, 2016 in Daytona Beach, Florida.

Credit: 316838Photo by Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images. 

The race was a crashfest with 7 Cautions for 25 Laps in the 75 lap race which ended under Caution. This is a non-points event for Sprint Cup Cars but as crew chief of car 48 Knaus said “We learned a little bit tonight, thanks, everybody. Good dress rehearsal.”

DAYTONA BEACH, FL - FEBRUARY 13: Jimmie Johnson, driver of the #48 Lowe's Chevrolet, leads a pack of cars during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Sprint Unlimited at Daytona International Speedway on February 13, 2016 in Daytona Beach, Florida. (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

DAYTONA BEACH, FL – FEBRUARY 13: Jimmie Johnson, driver of the #48 Lowe’s Chevrolet, leads a pack of cars during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Sprint Unlimited at Daytona International Speedway on February 13, 2016 in Daytona Beach, Florida. (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

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NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Race Number 0
Unofficial Race Results for the 4Th Annual Sprint Unlimited At Daytona – Saturday, February 13, 2016
Daytona International Speedway – Daytona Beach, FL – 2.5 Mile Paved
Total Race Length – 79 Laps – 197.5 Miles

2016 Feb 13 316273

Finish Start Car Driver Team Laps Status
1. 15. Car 11 Denny Hamlin FedEx Express Toyota 79 Running
2. 25. Car 22 Joey Logano Shell Pennzoil Ford 79 Running
3. 14. Car 27 Paul Menard Peak Antifreeze/Menard Chevrolet 79 Running
4. 4. Car 42 Kyle Larson Target Chevrolet 79 Running
5. 6. Car 13 Casey Mears GEICO Chevrolet 79 Running
6. 11. Car 17 Ricky Stenhouse Jr. Fastenal Ford 79 Running
7. 21. Car 41 Kurt Busch Monster Energy/Haas Automation Chevrolet 79 Running
8. 10. Car 3 Austin Dillon DOW Chevrolet 79 Running
9. 2. Car 2 Brad Keselowski SKF Ford 79 Running
10. 16. Car 16 Greg Biffle KFC Nashville Hot Ford 79 Running
11. 12. Car 10 Danica Patrick Nature’s Bakery Chevrolet 79 Running
12. 13. Car 20 Matt Kenseth Dollar General Toyota 79 Running
13. 7. Car 78 Martin Truex Jr. Furniture Row/Denver Mattress Toyota 78 Running
14. 24. Car 1 Jamie McMurray McDonald’s Chevrolet 78 Running
15. 23. Car 88 Dale Earnhardt Jr. Taxslayer.com Chevrolet 75 Running
16. 19. Car 19 Carl Edwards ARRIS Toyota 72 Accident
17. 9. Car 18 Kyle Busch M&M’s 75 Toyota 72 Accident
18. 17. Car 43 Aric Almirola Smithfield Ford 72 Accident
19. 5. Car 31 Ryan Newman Caterpillar Chevrolet 69 Accident
20. 20. Car 5 Kasey Kahne Great Clips Chevrolet 64 Accident
21. 3. Car 47 AJ Allmendinger Kroger/Stouffer’s/Lean Cuisine Chevrolet 56 Accident
22. 1. Car 48 Jimmie Johnson Lowe’s Chevrolet 43 Accident
23. 8. Car 15 Clint Bowyer 5-hour Energy Chevrolet 23 Accident
24 18. Car 14 Brian Vickers Mobil 1 Chevrolet 22 Accident
25. 22. Car 4 Kevin Harvick Busch Beer Chevrolet 22 Accident

Race Comments: Prior to the start of the race, no cars dropped to the rear of the field.
Failed to Qualify: N/A. Time of Race: 1 Hrs, 32 Mins, 16 Secs. Average Speed: 128.432 MPH. Margin of Victory: Caution. Caution Flags. 7 for 25 laps: Lead Changes: 12 among 3 drivers.

(i) Ineligible for driver points in this series

Next Race: Feb. 21, 2016 – Daytona International Speedway

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