Coasting to 2nd makes for good night at Daytona
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By JENNA FRYER
AP Auto Racing Writer
CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Tony Stewart coasted for at least 250 miles at Daytona International Speedway, where he hardly worked up a sweat until the final hour of the race.
It's a game he hates to play, dropping to the back of the pack at restrictor-plate races to casually circle the track lap after lap. The strategy of waiting until the end of the race to make a frantic, final push goes against his fundamentals of racing.
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