Daytona 500 Favorites
Dale Earnhardt, Jr. (WON the race and led 54 laps)
Kyle Busch (led 19 laps and finished 19th)
Tony Stewart (finished 35th - engine problems)
Denny Hamlin (finished second and led 16 laps)
Kurt Busch (finished 21st and led 15 laps - had a late spin)
Clint Bowyer (finished 42nd - engine failure)
Going 1-2 is not bad, given how many problems affected big name drivers.