2012 Daytona 500: Matt Kenseth Wins Second Daytona Crown

Matt Kenseth earned his second Daytona 500 crown after Juan Pablo Montoya ran into the back of a jet dryer with about 40 laps remaining.

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2012 Daytona 500 Results: Matt Kenseth Wins Second Daytona Title

It took over two days, but the Daytona 500 finished up in the wee hours of Tuesday morning with Matt Kenseth beating out Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Greg Biffle at the finish line to earn his second title in the "Great American Race".

Kenseth was a part of one of the most bizarre events at the Daytona International Speedway in Daytona, FL, as the race's traditional Sunday start was postponed because of rain and pushed to late Monday night. And then, with about 40 laps remaining red flagged when Juan Pablo Montoya slammed into the back of a track air jet dryer during a caution period.

In the end, the race ended after Kenseth outraced Earnhardt Jr. and Biffle after a green-white-checkered restart. Carl Edwards finished in eighth place, Danica Patrick 38th after wrecking early, defending race champion Trevor Baine ended in 35th place and defending Spring Cup champion Tony Stewart finished 16th after being involved in a late-race crash.

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2012 Daytona 500: Start Time, TV Schedule And More

For the first time in the Daytona 500's grand 54-year history, weather intervened and forced a postponement.

After an extra day of anticipation, the race will commence at 12 p.m. ET on FOX as currently scheduled.

Heavy rains caused the race to be moved to Monday and could become an issue once more. Thunderstorms in the early part of the day threaten to move the start time back even further. According to weather.com, the rain may likely begin to clear up around 3 p.m. ET. However, the forecast is for sunny skies tomorrow.

Some pundits have speculated how much the race will be effected by the delay, but most drivers aren't concerned. Just ask Greg Biffle according to ESPN.com.

"I guess I'm gonna have to win the first Monday Daytona 500," Biffle said. "As you can tell, I'm still in my uniform because I was optimistic that this weather was gonna get out of here and we were going to get this thing going. But I'll have to save my energy for tomorrow.

Carl Edwards has the pole position, followed by Biffle and Tony Stewart.

For the rest of the lineup, click here.

Time: 12:00 p.m. ET

TV: FOX

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