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Logano Takes Advantage Of Late Crash, Wins Clash At Daytona

Joey Logano won the Clash at Daytona on Sunday, stealing a victory when leader Denny Hamlin and Brad Keselowski wrecked on the final lap.

Hamlin led much of the 75-lap exhibition event, which was postponed a day because of rain, but lost control while trying to block Keselowski just after taking the white flag for the final lap. Logano, a native of Middletown, Conn., slid by on the outside as Hamlin and Keselowski slowed down low.

It was Logano's first Clash victory in nine tries and his third overall win at Daytona International Speedway. This one came in NASCAR's first race of Speedweeks.

"It's a momentum builder, that's what this is," said Logano, the...