Results of Daytona 500 2012, Matt Kenseth Wins NASCAR’s Biggest Race

The Daytona 500 is regarded as the most important and prestigious race on the NASCAR calendar. The event serves as the final event of Speedweeks and is dubbed as “The Great American Race” or the “Super Bowl”. It is a 500 miles-long NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race annually held at Daytona International Speedway at Daytona Beach, Florida.

Kenseth wins the 2012 Daytona 500

Image Credit: (AP Photo/Matthew Stockman)

In his 22nd career in racing, Matt Kenseth got his second Daytona 500 victory in the last four years. Kenseth overcome a number of technical problems which almost ended up a lap down, reported Sports Illustrated.

“I had my radio break and my [tachometer] break and we pushed all the water out and had to come in and put water in it. These guys did a great job. They never panicked and I think they enjoyed their day more because they couldn’t hear me on the radio with my radio problems. … I have to thank this whole Best Buy team”, said Kenseth.

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