Budweiser Duel race lineups

With Danica Patrick and Jeff Gordon already knowing they’ll be starting on the front row of the Daytona 500 at Daytona (Fla.) International Speedway on Sunday, the remainder of NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Daytona hopefuls have to wait until Thursday to find out exactly where they’ll be for the green flag this weekend.

Results from two Budweiser Duel races Thursday afternoon will help determine the remainder of the 43-car starting grid for the Daytona 500. The starting lineups for each duel race was determined by qualifying speeds last weekend. Here’s how drivers will lineup for each duel race.

Duel 1

Row 1: Danica Patrick (10), Trevor Bayne (21)

Row 2: Tony Stewart (14), Denny Hamlin (11)

Row 3: Joey Logano (22), Dale Earnhardt Jr. (88)

Row 4: Juan Montoya (42), Casey Mears (13)

Row 5: Carl Edwards (99), Martin Truex Jr., (56)

Row 6: Jimmie Johnson (48), Brad Keselowski (2)

Row 7: Kevin Harvick (29), Greg Biffle (16)

Row 8: David Gilliland (38), Michael Waltrip (26)

Row 9: Kurt Busch (78), Scott Speed (95)

Row 10: Regan Smith (51), Bobby Labonte (47)

Row 11: David Reutimann (83), Joe Nemechek (87)

Row 12: Brian Keselowski (52)

Duel 2:

Row 1: Jeff Gordon (24), Ryan Newman (39)

Row 2: Kasey Kahne (5), Kyle Buschh (18)

Row 3: Matt Kenseth (20), Ricky Stenhouse Jr. (17)

Row 4: Paul Menard (27), Austin Dillon (33)

Row 5: Clint Bowyer (15), Jeff Burton (31)

Row 6: Jamie McMurray (1), Marcos Ambrose (9)

Row 7: Aric Almirola (43), Mark Martin (55)

Row 8: David Ragan (34), Josh Wise (35)

Row 9: Michael McDowell (98), Terry Labonte (32)

Row 10: Dave Blaney (7), J.J. Yeley (36)

Row 11: Travis Kvapil (93), Mike Bliss (19)

The first Budweiser Duel is scheduled to take the green flag shortly after 2 p.m. ET on Thursday, with the second duel expected to get underway shortly after the conclusion of the first.

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Topics: Budweiser Duel, Daytona 500, NASCAR

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