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Numbers Game: 2010 Daytona 500

2
Number of laps Jamie McMurray won en route to the Daytona 500, fewest laps ever led by a Daytona 500 champ.

2 Hours, 25 minutes, 20 seconds
Amount of time NASCAR spent under red flag to fix the pothole in turn 2.

11.37
Race winner McMurray’s average running position.

17
Number of positions Dale Earnhardt Jr. moved up in the last 20 laps. He finished second.

21
Number of leaders during the Daytona 500, the most ever.

21
Number of green-flag passes for the lead in the NASCAR Nationwide Series Drive4COPD 300.

22
Race winner McMurray’s lowest position throughout the Daytona 500.

27
Number of races Jimmie Johnson had gone without a DNF before his rear axle broke Sunday night.

29.98
Danica Patrick’s average running position in the NASCAR Nationwide Series Drive4COPD 300.

33
Number of cars running at the finish of the Daytona 500.

40
Number of laps spent under caution in the Daytona 500.

40
Number of green-flag passes in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series NextEra Energy Resources 250 at Daytona.

41
Number of laps led by Kevin Harvick on Sunday, more than any other driver in the field.

52
Number of lead changes at Daytona, third-most in track history.

67
Number of cars involved in crashes across all three NASCAR series points races at Daytona.

69
Number of laps Patrick ran in the NASCAR Nationwide Series race before she was caught up in a wreck.

97
Number of laps Dale Earnhardt Jr. ran in the NASCAR Nationwide Series before ending up on his roof on the backstretch.

366
Number of green-flag passes made by Kyle Busch in the Daytona 500, the most of anybody.

175,000
Official attendance at the Daytona 500 on Sunday.

$18,549,893
The total purse for the Daytona 500. This is a decrease of over $300,000 from 2009.

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