Kurt Busch, Ryan Blaney win Daytona 500 stages

Blaney won stage 2
Blaney won stage 2
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Defending Daytona 500 champion Kurt Busch won Stage 1 in Sunday’s Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway, but not before a major wreck unfolded at end of the stage. When the smoke cleared, Busch was on top for his first stage win since NASCAR went to the new format. Alex Bowman, Ryan Blaney, Ricky Stenhouse Jr. and Martin Truex Jr. rounded out the top five.

Ryan Blaney won Stage 2 in a much calmer ending than what took place at the end of Stage 1. Paul Menard finished second, with Joey Logano, Aric Almirola and Michael McDowell completed an all-Ford top five.

Stage 1 Top-10

Pos Driver Team Points
1. Kurt Busch Stewart-Haas Racing 10
2. Alex Bowman Hendrick Motorsports 9
3. Ryan Blaney Team Penske 8
4. Ricky Stenhouse Jr. Roush Fenway Racing 7
5. Martin Truex Jr. Furniture Row Racing 6
6. Michael McDowell Front Row Motorsports 5
7. Kevin Harvick Stewart-Haas Racing 4
8. Chase Elliott Hendrick Motorsports 3
9. Paul Menard Wood Brothers Racing 2
10. Trevor Bayne Roush Fenway Racing 1

Stage 2 Top-10

Pos Driver Team Points
1. Ryan Blaney Team Penske 10
2. Paul Menard Wood Brothers Racing 9
3. Joey Logano Team Penske 8
4. Aric Almirola Stewart-Haas Racing 7
5. Michael McDowell Front Row Motorsports 6
6. Martin Truex Jr. Furniture Row Racing 5
7. Bubba Wallace Richard Petty Motorsports 4
8. Trevor Bayne Roush Fenway Racing 3
9. Austin Dillon Richard Childress Racing 2
10. Denny Hamlin Joe Gibbs Racing 1

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