Roush Fenway Racing

Ryan Reed wins Xfinity Series opener at Daytona in two-lap overtime shootout

Ryan Reed wins Xfinity Series opener at Daytona in two-lap overtime shootout

Ryan Reed picked up the second Xfinity Series victory of his career — both at Daytona International Speedway — by winning the wreck-filled season-opener Saturday. 

Reed held off Austin Dillon and Kasey Kahne in a two-lap overtime shootout to win in a Ford for Roush Fenway Racing. Reed's only other career victory came in this race in 2015, and he was celebrated for overcoming a diagnosis of Type 1 diabetes to become a race-winning driver. 

Reed had initially been told upon diagnosis that he'd not be able to race. 

“Man, I thought about it this morning. I've had so many people come up to me and tell me how amazing that last win, my first win, was for certain...

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