Gordon, Busch win qualifying races
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Jeff Gordon and Kyle Busch both celebrated in Victory Lane, far away from the real winners of the Daytona 500 qualifying races.
Jeremy Mayfield choked back emotion. AJ Allmendinger hid his tears behind sunglasses. Scott Riggs felt as if he'd just won NASCAR's biggest race.
None of them is a threat to win the Daytona 500, but at least they'll be in the show.
Allmendinger, Mayfield, Riggs and Regan Smith earned spots in the season-opening race in Thursday's ...
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