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Stewart-Haas teammates Almirola, Busch distraught at Daytona

Teammates Aric Almirola and Kurt Busch had better-than-decent shots at winning the Daytona 500.

Both were wrecked while at or near the front late in "The Great American Race."

They were equally distraught.

"My heart is broken," Almirola said following an 11th-place finish. "So devastated. I thought I was going to win the Daytona 500. Just disappointed."

Almirola was leading on the final lap when Austin Dillon got a big run on the outside. Almirola moved to block him, but Dillon ran into his right-rear quarter panel and turned him into the wall. Dillon slid by and drove onto to victory.

"He's not driving too...

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