Hamlin wins Daytona 500 in photo finish

Hamlin wins Daytona 500 in photo finish

DAYTONA BEACH, FL (WMBF) - Denny Hamlin is the winner of the 2016 Daytona 500. In a wild finish, Hamlin crossed the line just inches in front of Martin Truex Jr.

Polesitter Chase Elliott finished 40 laps down after a crash on the 18th lap.

Fan favorite Dale Earnhardt Jr. also crashed, his was with 31 laps to go.

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