Bell snags first Cup victory in another surprise Gibbs win

Bell snags first Cup victory in another surprise Gibbs win

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Christopher Bell raced to the his first NASCAR Cup victory with a late pass Sunday on the road course at Daytona International Speedway.

Bell is in his first season driving for Joe Gibbs Racing. He drove for Leavine Family Racing as a rookie last year but was pulled in-house to Gibbs.

JGR celebrated another surprise win Saturday when 18-year-old Ty Gibbs won his first Xfinity Series start.

Chase Elliott’s streak of four consecutive road course race victories was snapped. He had the best car but a late caution got him stuck back in traffic. He finished 21st.

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