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WARD WINS WEIRD ONECrazy things tend to happen at the Daytona 500, but even veteran NASCAR observers had to be blown away by what happened on lap 195 of the 2002 version. Jeff Gordon had to pit when pit road was closed. Sterling Marlin was penalized for working on his car during a red flag. And that left the door wide open for
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