Juan Pablo Montoya walks from his car after it collided with a track-drying truck during the Daytona 500.
Blaze halts race
Safety workers try to extinguish a fire after Juan Pablo Montoya's No. 42 car slid into the back of a jet dryer truck in Turn 3 during Monday's Daytona 500 at Daytona Beach, Fla. Read more about the crash here. Montoya had radioed to his crew moments before the crash that he had a vibration. The race was red-flagged on Lap 160 while the safety crew worked. Montoya was unhurt in the crash. Jet dryer truck driver Duane Barnes was taken to the hospital for evaluation. After a delay of more than two hours, the race restarted under caution, and then racing under green began with 35 laps remaining. Matt Kenseth then held off Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Greg Biffle to win his second Daytona 500. Read more on Kenseth's win here.
Safety workers try to extinguish a fire from a jet dryer truck after it was hit by Juan Pablo Montoya in his No. 42 car.
Fighting the flames
NASCAR safety crews work to put out a fire after a jet dryer was hit by driver Juan Pablo Montoya's No. 42 car.
The fire streches across the track in Turn 3 at Daytona as approximately 200 gallons of jet fuel is ignited.
Not his best finish
Juan Pablo Montoya walks away from the bizarre crash unhurt. His No. 42 Target Chevrolet, however, would have to be hauled away.
Worse for wear
Safety crews check out the remains of the jet dryer truck that caught fire after Juan Pablo Montoya's No. 42 car crashed into it.
A member of the safety crew works to clean up the huge jet fuel spill after the blaze that spanned the width of the track was extinguished.
How it stood
The scoring pylon shows drivers Dave Blaney (36), Landon Cassill (83) and Tony Raines (26) in the top three positions after the Daytona 500 was red-flagged on Lap 160 after the Montoya crash.
Figuring it out
Juan Pablo Montoya, center, talks to team members in his garage after he was involved in the strange and fiery crash.
Gimme that flag!
Matt Kenseth, driver of the No. 17 Best Buy Ford, takes the checkered flag to win the Daytona 500.
Matt Kenseth, driver of the No. 17 Best Buy Ford, crosses the finish line to win the Daytona 500 for the second time. He won previously in 2009, when the race only completed 152 of the 200 laps.
Matt Kenseth celebrates with a burnout after winning the Daytona 500.
Matt Kenseth, driver of the No. 17 Best Buy Ford, celebrates in Victory Lane with his crew after winning Daytona 500.
Winner gets the spoils
Matt Kenseth celebrates in Victory Lane with his wife Katie.
Matt Kenseth and his crew celebrate with a little Jersey Shore-esque fist pumping in Victory Lane.
What a scene
The celebration continues around the No. 17 Best Buy Ford in Victory Lane.
Matt Kenseth gets happy after winning the Daytona 500.
Holding them off
Matt Kenseth (No. 17) hangs on to the lead under pressure from Greg Biffle, driver of the No. 16 3M Ford, and Dale Earnhardt Jr., driver of the No. 88 Diet Mountain Dew/National Guard Chevrolet during the final lap at Daytona.
Matt Kenseth, driver of the No. 17 Best Buy Ford, and Dale Earnhardt Jr., driver of the No. 88 Diet Mountain Dew/National Guard Chevrolet, lead the field after racing gets back under way after a delay of more than two hours after Juan Pablo Montoya's No. 42 car crashed into a jet dryer truck and ignited a huge blaze.
Not long after the green-flag restart with 35 laps to go, there were more cautions, including after this incident in which Tony Stewart, driver of the No. 14 Office Depot/Mobil 1 Chevrolet, and Ricky Stenhouse Jr., driver of the No. 6 Ford EcoBoost Ford, spun.
String it out
Matt Kenseth (No. 17) leads the field after the Montoya crash during the Daytona 500.
Brad Keselowski, driver of the No. 2 Miller Lite Dodge, is in the middle of the action during an incident in the final laps of the Daytona 500.
Crew members of the No. 9 Stanley Ford driven by Marcos Ambrose inspect damage after an on-track incident late in the Daytona 500.
And 'round they go
The field gets back up to full speed, taking the green flag after the bizarre crash involving Juan Pablo Montoya's No. 42 car and a jet dryer truck.
It's all lining up
Greg Biffle and Matt Kenseth lead a pack of cars in the early laps of the Daytona 500. Both Biffle and Kenseth were able to steer clear of wrecks early on.
Make it quick
The No. 27 Peak/Menards Chevrolet team loads tires and fuel on a pit stop by driver Paul Menard during Monday night's race.
Patches and speed
Danica Patrick waits in the No. 10 GoDaddy.com Chevrolet — looking a little worse for wear — as her crew works feverishly to refuel and swap tires.
Pit row show
Terry Labonte's No. 32 C&J Energy Services Ford gives off a little fire while getting a nudge along pit row after spinning out coming out of Turn 4 during Monday's race.
Drawing a crowd
Many NASCAR fans have waited for a day and a half for NASCAR's biggest race of the year.
Stay right here
Crew members push A.J. Allmendinger's car down pit lane back to the garage for further work.
You're good to go
Kyle Busch exits the pits after his crew gave his car a quick pick-me-up during the Daytona 500.
Leaders of the pack
Carl Edwards (No. 99) and Greg Biffle (No. 16) lead the field at the start of the Daytona 500. Both Edwards and Biffle were able to avoid trouble early on.
David Ragan (No. 34), Trevor Bayne, left, and Kurt Busch (No. 51) are collected in a wreck Monday on Lap 2.
Not J.J.'s day
Drivers try to avoid Jimmie Johnson (No. 48) as he crashes Monday night during the Daytona 500. The five-time champion wasn't able to re-enter the race.
Under the hood
Jimmie Johnson's crew work on his damaged car after Johnson's crash Monday in the Daytona 500.
Checking the damage
Kurt Busch and his team work on his No. 51 car after Busch was collected in a wreck Monday with Trevor Bayne, Danica Patrick and David Ragan. Busch was able to return the race.
What a mess
Drivers spin on the Daytona in-field after being involved in a wreck on Lap 2.
We can work this out
Crew members repair the car of Danica Patrick after her crash Monday in the Daytona 500. Patrick eventually re-entered the race.
Drivers crash in the second lap of the Daytona 500 after Jimmie Johnson's car gets loose.
Trevor Bayne (21), Danica Patrick (10), David Ragan (34) and Kurt Busch (51) crash on Lap 2.
Jeff Gordon (No. 24) hits the wall Monday during the Daytona 500. Gordon's engine gave out, and the six-time Daytona winner was unable to re-enter the race.
Ryan Newman spins exiting turn two after one of his tires goes down.
Get it started
Drivers follow the pace car before the start of the Daytona 500.
Weathering the storm
Mother Nature finally cooperated with NASCAR fans as the rain subsided, allowing the Daytona 500 to begin.
Tony Stewart's car is pushed out to the track in anticipation of the start of the Daytona 500.
Good day, sunshine
The sun starts to shine over the grandstands at Daytona International Speedway.
Workers drive jet dryers around the track in an attempt to get rid of any moisture on the track due to rain.
I'm so lonely
Parking attendant Tyler Bounelis sits near an empty parking lot at Daytona Speedway.
A security guard sits near the entrance of the closed garage area during a weather postponed Daytona 500.
Fans wait out the rain delay at Daytona Speedway.
A crew member works to dry pit lane during a rain delay for the Daytona 500 on Sunday.
A crew member adjusts a cover on Greg Biffle's car during the Daytona 500 rain delay on Sunday.
Danica Patrick stands under an umbrella with Tony Stewart during a rain delay at Daytona.
I'll keep you dry
Jimmie Johnson walks along pit road with his daughter Genevieve during the rain delay at Daytona.
The cars of Carl Edwards and Greg Biffle sit covered up during rain delays.
The car of Mark Martin sits covered on pit road during a rain delay.
Kyle Busch walks beneath an umbrella during a rain delay before the start of the Daytona 500.
Jet driers attempt to dry the backstretch prior to the Daytona 500.
Actress Jane Lynch and model Kate Upton pose with the Harley J. Earl Daytona 500 Trophy.
Sports Illustrated swimsuit model Kate Upton laughs as actress Jane Lynch answers question before the Daytona 500.
Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romey signs autographs before the Daytona 500.