Kurt Busch survived a rough and tumble race to capture the Daytona 500 Sunday.
It was Busch’s first career Daytona 500 victory and his first win in 32 races at Daytona International Speedway. He twice finished as runner-up. it was his 29th career victory.
It was also the 36th victory by a Ford — the fifth time in the last nine years that Ford has won the Daytona 500. Joey Logano was the last Ford driver to win the race in 2015.
Ryan Blaney was second with AJ Allmendinger third, Aric Almirola fourth and Paul Menard in fifth.
The victory was the first for Tony Stewart as an co-owner of Stewart-Haas Racing at Daytona.
The race featured...