On Saturday Tony Stewart took the checkered flag at Daytona and once again Missouri natives were well represented in the top ten.
Jamie McMurray, who is a native of Joplin, Missouri, finished second, while Rusty who is originally from St. Louis came in fourth place. Mike Wallace, who is Rusty’s brother came in eighth place and Ken Schrader, a Fenton, Missouri native was 10th.
Carl Edwards’ day ended early and he finished 33rd.
Rusty Wallace moved up one spot to fifth place in the points standings and McMurray jumped up three spots to seventh. Edwards tumbled three spots to 12th place and still remains in chase for the cup.