Denny Hamlin halfway to 2016 sweep at Daytona


Denny Hamlin is halfway to a 2016 Daytona sweep in Saturday night’s Coke Zero 400 at Daytona International Speedway.

Hamlin, who won the season-opening Daytona 500, leads after 80 laps of the scheduled 160-lap event.

Aric Almirola, who won Friday night’s Xfinity Series race at DIS, is running second in Saturday night’s race, followed by Kyle and Kurt Busch and Brad Keselowski

Keselowski has led the most laps (53).

Pole-sitter There have been 18 lead changes among 12 different leaders.

And, perhaps surprisingly, there has only been one caution thus far.