Jimmie Johnson won the 55th running of the Daytona 500, his second career win in the Great American race.
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Jimmie Johnson held off Dale Earnhardt Jr., who finished second, while Mark Martin took third.
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Jimmie Johnson celebrates his second Daytona 500 victory.
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Trevor Bayne (21), Carl Edwards (99), David Gilliland (38), Terry Labonte (32), David Ragan (34) and Ricky Stenhouse Jr. (17) collide between Turn 1 and Turn 2 as Jeff Gordon (24) and Marcos Ambrose (9) drive by.
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Carl Edwards (99), Trevor Bayne (21), and David Gilliland (38) get caught up in an accident.
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Danica Patrick continued to add to her list of achievements Sunday, becoming the first woman to lead a green flag lap at the Daytona 500.
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Matt Kenseth pits after a malfunction.
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Kasey Kahne skids out after an incident early in the race.
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Jamie McMurray, driver of the #1 McDonald's Chevrolet, Kevin Harvick, driver of the #29 Budweiser Chevrolet, and Brad Keselowski, driver of the #2 Miller Lite Ford, are involved in an incident.
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Fans sit in the area where 28 people were injured during the previous day's Nationwide race.
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Danica Patrick high-fives with fans during driver introductions.
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Danica Patrick and Jeff Gordon
Danica Patrick and Jeff Gordon lead the field to the start of the Daytona 500.
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Zac Brown Band
The Zac Brown Band plays during festivities before the race.
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Actor James Franco looks on prior to the start of the Daytona 500.
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