McMurray holds off Earnhardt Jr. for Daytona win

DAYTONA BEACH - Jamie McMurray won the Daytona 500 when he held off Dale Earnhardt Jr. in a drama-filled NASCAR season opener twice delayed by track repairs at Daytona International Speedway on Sunday.

By (Reuters)

Published: Mon 15 Feb 2010, 8:40 AM

Last updated: Mon 6 Apr 2015, 4:48 AM

Greg Biffle finished third with Clint Bowyer fourth.

The race was halted the first time for an hour and 40 minutes with 78 laps remaining while workers repaired a hole that developed in the track.

The hole reappeared 39 laps later, forcing another 45-minute delay.

More news from F1