McMurray ends 166-race winless streak with Daytona victory
Jul 8, 2007 | Posted by: The Associated Press | Full story: The Associated Press
“There were a few opportunities for them to get behind me and push me”
Jamie McMurray made a costly mistake early, a dramatic move late and ended a long day of racing in a somewhat unfamiliar spot _ Victory Lane.
McMurray ended a 166-race winless streak in dramatic fashion, rallying from 35th after an early penalty for driving below the yellow line to set up a drag race with Busch to the finish of Saturday night's Pepsi 400.
The two raced side by side for much of the final two laps around Daytona International Speedway, and McMurray nosed across the finish line a mere 0.005 seconds ahead of Busch, who received no help from his Hendrick Motorsports teammates in the closing moments. Read more
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