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Halfway home

Martin Truex Jr. just made himself a quick $200,000.

He got a big push from Denny Hamlin to take the lead on lap 100, which means he made a cool 200 grand for leading at the halfway mark of the Daytona 500.

If he's a fair guy, he splits it with Hamlin, who shoved him to the front.

On the other hand, the way Hamlin's running, bigger things might be ahead.


Ben Smith's blog.