That's about a foot or two, by the way.
The win was Stewart's third straight win in the Nationwide season-opener and his sixth in the last seven years. That's a pretty incredible accomplishment, especially given the unpredictability of restrictor-plate racing.
Stewart's pass was a pretty incredible accomplishment too. He pushed Cassill to the front after the two started outside the top 10 with six laps to go, and the two swapped positions on the penultimate lap, and that swap looked momentarily like it would derail the momentum that the cars had gained.
However, going into turn one on the final lap, Kyle Busch, who was paired with Joey Logano on the outside, pushed Logano a little too hard, sending Logano into the wall. The caution wasn't thrown, and that allowed Stewart and Cassill to catch up to BowyerRead More »from Tony Stewart clips Clint Bowyer at finish for Nationwide Daytona win