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CHECKERED PASS A winner in only his second Nextel Cup start, in 2002, Jamie McMurray had gone another 166 races without a victory before last Saturday night's Pepsi 400 at Daytona. McMurray (26) nipped Kyle Busch at the finish line to win by 0.005 of a second, equaling the second-closest finish since NASCAR went to electronic timing in 1993.
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