Stewart, Kenseth, Blaney in first wreck of Daytona 500


Two top names and potential favorites to win Sunday’s Daytona 500 were involved in a wreck on Lap 41.

Tony Stewart and two-time Daytona 500 winner Matt Kenseth were part of a four-car incident that collected Ryan Blaney and two-time 500 winner Michael Waltrip.

Stewart, who will remain winless in the Great American Race through 17 attempts, suffered significant right-front damage and went to the garage for repairs. Kenseth had right-side damage and lost a lap as his team fixed it. The cars of Blaney and Waltrip suffered minimal damage.

Stewart took the blame for the wreck on his team radio.

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