Cup Series Recap: 2019 Advance Auto Parts Clash (Daytona International Speedway)

Jimmie Johnson clinched 1st place from 13th, demonstrating consistent performance. Kurt Busch advanced impressively from 19th to 2nd. Key incidents influenced positions, leading to a chaotic yet thrilling finish.

Cup Series Recap: 2019 Advance Auto Parts Clash (Daytona International Speedway)

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The race was composed of 59 laps with multiple cautions affecting the performance of the drivers. Jimmie Johnson, starting in 13th, showcases a strong finish, crossing the line in 1st place. Johnson's ARP isn't available but considering his finish from starting in mid-pack, it's indicative of consistent performance. Kurt Busch made a notable advancement, starting at 19th and finishing 2nd, marking an impressive gain in positions.

Drivers like Paul Menard and Kyle Busch experienced a drastic shift, with Menard starting from the pole but finishing in 13th due to an accident, and Kyle Busch going from 2nd to 14th under the same conditions. The late-race incident on lap 57, involving several key drivers, including Denny Hamlin, Ryan Blaney, and Kevin Harvick, influenced these outcomes and led to a wild finish that saw many positions shuffled in the final laps.

Joey Logano managed to maintain a stable performance, starting in 7th and finishing 3rd. Similarly, Ryan Blaney improved from his 8th starting position to finish 4th. In contrast, Brad Keselowski, who started 3rd, dropped to 18th due to an accident during the caution bonanza. The number of involved cars further highlights the chaotic nature of the ending laps, contributing significantly to the final standings.

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