Daytona 500 2019: Denny Hamlin wins crash-filled race, regarding late J.D. Gibbs

Daytona 500 2019: Denny Hamlin wins crash-filled race, regarding late J.D. Gibbs

A progression of "Huge Ones" damaged the completion of the Daytona 500, however they prepared for an enthusiastic triumph for Denny Hamlin and Joe Gibbs Racing. 

Hamlin took the outside line for the additional time restart, rushed into the lead and held off a hard charge from JGR partners Kyle Busch and Erik Jones, who completed second and third, individually. 

Hamlin took the No. 11 JGR Toyota to triumph path for his 32 vocation NASCAR Cup triumph, and his second win in the Daytona 500, and it was a storybook approach to respect the late J.D. Gibbs. 

Gibbs, a fellow benefactor of Joe Gibbs Racing with his dad, incredible previous NFL mentor Joe Gibbs, passed on Jan. 11 following a four-year fight with a degenerative neurological infection. He was 49. NASCAR, its groups and Daytona International Speedway regarded Gibbs on lap 11 of the Daytona 500. 

And afterward Hamlin conveyed a definitive respect. 

"J.D's. name is on that vehicle … he discovered Denny. This is passionate for us all," Joe Gibbs told Fox. "I'm candidly shot … what occurred here is extremely stunning … I think J.D. had the best perspective on everything." 

"We're frantically going to miss him for whatever remains of our lives, yet his heritage lives on," Hamlin said. 

By and large, the race highlighted an astonishing number of lead and position changes, in opposition to pre-race hypothesis. Past Speedweeks races at Daytona, including the two Duels on Thursday, highlighted restricted passing and a lot of single-document hustling as vehicles took the high line around the speedway. 

Be that as it may, the main concern on the 2.5-mile track came in promptly in the Daytona 500, making things intriguing. 

While there were 12 alerts, the drivers maintained a strategic distance from the apparently unavoidable "Huge One" until a 18-vehicle skirmish broke out with 10 laps staying in control. 

The occurrence started when Paul Menard, who was drafting behind Matt DiBenedetto, got him sideways. DiBenedetto, running fourth, at that point gathered Menard, and the two drivers blocked a great part of the track, gathering many leaders who had run incredibly well throughout the day. 

Nobody was harmed in the occurrence, which included 18 autos. 

After a warning, the drivers restarted with six laps remaining, and on the following lap, inconvenience emitted again when Ricky Stenhouse Jr. endeavored to jump between Kevin Harvick and Kyle Larson, yet hit the two vehicles, taking out different drivers. 

At that point, after a restart with two laps remaining, Clint Bowyer and Michael McDowell knock and gathered a few different drivers, including Chase Elliott and WIlliam Byron. 

That set up the extra minutes complete the process of, prompting Hamlin's enthusiastic triumph. 

Newbie Ryan Preece had an incredible run, completing eighth in his 6th vocation begin. 

DiBenedetto additionally had an incredible run. The 27-year-old driver had driven just 23 consolidated laps in his initial 140 NASCAR Cup begins. In any case, DiBenedetto drove 49 laps in the Leavine Family Racing Toyota. 

Byron additionally awed, as the 21-year-old driver drove 45 laps before being associated with that late accident. 

Daytona 500 completing request 

1. Denny Hamlin 

2. Kyle Busch 

3. Erik Jones 

4. Joey Logano 

5. Michael McDowell 

6. Ty Dillon 

7. Kyle Larson 

8. Ryan Preece 

9. Jimmie Johnson 

10. Ross Chastain 

11. Alex Bowman 

12. Brad Keselowski 

13. Ricky Stenhouse Jr. 

14. Ryan Newman 

15. Parker Kligerman 

16. Austin Dillon 

17. Pursue Elliott 

18. Corey LaJoie 

19. B.J. McLeod 

20. Clint Bowyer 

21. William Byron 

22. Jamie McMurray 

23. Brendan Gaughan 

24. Landon Cassill 

25. Kurt Busch 

26. Kevin Harvick 

27. Tyler Reddick 

28. Matt DiBenedetto 

29. Paul Menard 

30. David Ragan 

31. Ryan Blaney 

32. Aric Almirola 

33. Daniel Suarez 

34. Daniel Hemric 

35. Martin Truex Jr. 

36. Matt Tifft 

37. Chris Buescher 

38. Bubba Wallace 

39. Cody Ware 

40. Casey Mears