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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Jimmie Johnson is the first driver in 31 years to sweep Daytona International Speedway. The Daytona 500 winner became the first driver since Bobby Allison in 1982 to win both races in a season at Daytona. Tony Stewart was second, followed by Kevin Harvick in a Chevrolet sweep.

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Rick Hendrick does not believe Jimmie Johnson has an issue with restarts. Instead, the team owner thinks the problem is NASCAR is inconsistent in policing restarts. Johnson has lost two races in the last month in part to issues with the restart. The five-time NASCAR champion was penalized for jumping the start at Dover and was upset last week at Kentucky with how Matt Kenseth was restarting the race.

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Jason Heyward hit a three-run homer to lead an Atlanta offense that scored in all but two innings, Tim Hudson pitched seven strong innings as the Braves routed Philadelphia 13-4 on Saturday night. Andrelton Simmons and Dan Uggla also homered for Atlanta, which amassed 19 hits while snapping a three-game skid.

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Rick Hendrick does not believe Jimmie Johnson has an issue with restarts. Instead, the team owner thinks the problem is NASCAR is inconsistent in policing restarts. Johnson has lost two races in the last month in part to issues with the restart. The five-time NASCAR champion was penalized for jumping the start at Dover and was upset last week at Kentucky with how Matt Kenseth was restarting the race.



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