Denny Hamlin wins Daytona 500 as Ryan Newman’s car flips, catches fire on last lap

In a green-white flag-checker overtime battle, Ryan Newman was sent into the wall as he tried to hold off Ryan Blaney, allowing Denny Hamlin to secure his second consecutive Daytona 500 victory. Newman’s car flipped, slid across the finish line, and caught fire as a result of the crash. Hamlin was removed from his car by the safety team at the track and loaded into an ambulance before being taken to a hospital.

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