Denny Hamlin declared winner of the Daytona 500; Newman in serious condition

Denny Hamlin declared winner of the Daytona 500; Newman in serious condition

(KFVS) - Denney Hamlin declared winner of the Daytona 500.

This is Hamlin’s third time he has won in his career.

The win came after then leader Ryan Newman wrecked and crossed the finish line with his car on its roof, engulfed in flames.

NASCAR later released a statement that said, Newman was in serious condition with non-life threatening injuries.

After the rain stopped the race on Sunday for only the second time in 62 years, the Daytona 500 restarted on Monday afternoon under clear skies.

A crash knocked several more contenders with only 2 laps to go.

A crash with only 12 laps to go delayed the race for several minutes.

The crash knocked out of the race’s major contender Kyle Busch.

You can watch live from Jimmie Johnson’s car below.

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