NASCAR Notebook: Johnson, Blaney forced to go to backup for Daytona 500

Mike Dinovo—USA Today SportsNASCAR Cup Series drivers Jimmie Johnson (48) and Ryan Blaney (21) after a wreck during the Can-Am Duel At Daytona 2 at Daytona International Speedway.

Thursday night was a significant one for Can Am Duel winners Chase Elliott and Denny Hamlin, but it was the exact opposite for two Daytona 500 contenders.Jimmie Johnson and Ryan Blaney were both involved in a wreck sparked by contact from David Ragan…READ MORE