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McMurray brought to tears by win

Updated: February 15, 2010, 2:21 PM ET
By Ed Hinton | ESPN.com

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- When Jamie McMurray sank to his knees thankfully and exhaustedly in the infield grass and then fell on all fours, he could have been any driver who finished Sunday's Daytona 500.

They were all drained by a six-hour marathon with two long red flags to repair a hole in the track, two green-white-checkered overtimes and a record number of leaders.

What distinguished McMurray as the winner of the wildest NASCAR season opener in recent memory was his ...

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