DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Tony Stewart charged past Daytona 500 winner Matt Kenseth on the final lap Saturday night, then held on to win as his challengers stacked up in a melee at Daytona International Speedway.
Kenseth and Roush Fenway Racing teammate Greg Biffle likely would have made one final attempt to beat Stewart, but Biffle wiggled and cars began sliding all over the track.
Nobody could then catch Stewart, who sailed away to his third win of the season. The defending Sprint Cup Series champion is tied with Brad Keselowski for most wins this season.
Roughly 90 minutes before the race, NASCAR announced AJ Allmendinger had been suspended for failing a random drug test. Sam Hornish Jr. replaced him in the car.

Recent NASCAR Discussions

NASCAR Odds

Driver Odds
Odds to Win the 2016 Sprint Cup Championship
Jimmie Johnson +650
Kyle Busch +650
Kevin Harvick +650
Martin Truex Jr. +700
Matt Kenseth +800

Nascar Top Stories

Thumbnail Subway Firecracker 250 Odds The NASCAR Xfinity Series kicks off the racing weekend on Friday night with the Subway Firecracker 250. Here is...
Thumbnail Coke Zero 400 Odds The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series heads back to Daytona this week for the Coke Zero 400. Here is a look at the odds for this race.
Thumbnail Toyota/Save Mart 350 Picks Which driver will be able to navigate the road course of the Toyota/Save Mart 350 and pick up a NASCAR victory today?
Thumbnail Drivin' for Linemen 200 Picks The NASCAR Camping World Truck Seriescompetes tonight under the lights for the Drivin’ for Linemen 200. Here are some drivers we like to contend for the win.
Thumbnail Drivin' for Linemen 200 Odds The NASCAR Camping World Truck Seriesdrives under the lights this week for the Drivin’ for Linemen 200. Here’s a look at the odds to win this race.
More inNASCAR Articles