Jimmie Johnson wins Daytona 500

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DAYTONA BEACH, FL (TheSpread) – After a lot of hype, wrecks and restarts, it was Jimmie Johnson that finally emerged as the winner of the 2013 Daytona 500.

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Johnson only led 17 laps in the race, but led the ones at the end, taking advantage of a late caution flag to make a run to the finish line. Johnson finished ahead of Dale Earnhardt Jr., who finished in second place despite never leading a lap.

According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, Johnson had 14/1 odds to win the Daytona 500 heading into all the opening festivities, which means a wager of $100 on him to win will pay out an additional $1,400.

Danica Patrick had a respectable showing on the day, finishing eighth after starting on the pole She led five laps and was able to stay out of trouble, which is more than what could be said for top drivers like Tony Stewart, Kevin Harvick, Matt Kenseth and Kyle Busch, who all finished outside the top 30.

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For a complete look at the results from the 2013 Daytona 500, see below

2013 Daytona 500 Results

1 Jimmie Johnson (48)

2 Dale Earnhardt Jr. (88)

3 Mark Martin (55)

4 Brad Keselowski (2)

5 Ryan Newman (39)

6 Greg Biffle (16)

7 Regan Smith (51)

8 Danica Patrick (10)

9 Michael McDowell (98)

10 J.J. Yeley (36)

11 Clint Bowyer (15)

12 Ricky Stenhouse Jr. (17)

13 Aric Almirola (43)

14 Denny Hamlin (11)

15 Bobby Labonte (47)

16 David Reutimann (83)

17 Dave Blaney (7)

18 Marcos Ambrose (9)

19 Joey Logano (22)

20 Jeff Gordon (24)

21 Paul Menard (27)

22 Michael Waltrip (26)

23 Scott Speed (95)

24 Martin Truex Jr. (56)

25 Travis Kvapil (93)

26 Terry Labonte (32)

27 Trevor Bayne (21)

28 Kurt Busch (78)

29 Casey Mears (13)

30 Jeff Burton (31)

31 Austin Dillon (33)

32 Jamie McMurray (1)

33 Carl Edwards (99)

34 Kyle Busch (18)

35 David Ragan (34)

36 Kasey Kahne (5)

37 Matt Kenseth (20)

38 David Gilliland (38)

39 Juan Pablo Montoya (42)

40 Josh Wise (35)

41 Tony Stewart (14)

42 Kevin Harvick (29)

43 Joe Nemechek (87)

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