Michael McDowell scores upset victory in Daytona 500 after fiery crash ends race under caution
Michael McDowell is a Daytona 500 winner.
As Keselowski and Logano collected a bunch of cars behind them, McDowell was ahead of Chase Elliott when NASCAR called a caution for the fiery wreck. The win is his first in the Cup Series and the first Daytona 500 win for Front Row Motorsports.
“My plan was to stick to [Keselowski],” McDowell said. “I knew he would go for a race-winning move and my plan was to let him make that move and then coming off of [Turn 4] try to get to his outside or inside. I knew I didn’t…