Starting lineups for Can-Am Duel Daytona 500 qualifying races

CanamChase Elliott and Matt Kenseth each will lead the field to green in Thursday’s Can-Am Duel qualifying races for the Daytona 500.

The pair of 150-mile races will set the order for Sunday’s Daytona 500. Elliott, who will start from the pole position in his first start in the No. 24 Chevrolet, and Kenseth are locked into the top two starting spots. There are 34 other drivers who are guaranteed entry in the Daytona 500 and will be racing Thursday to determine starting positions in the Great American Race.

There are eight cars competing for the remaining four slots in the race. Ryan Blaney and Matt DiBenedetto are locked into the field already because of their qualifying speeds.

The first race will begin at 7 p.m. Thursday on FoxSports 1.

Can-am Duel Race #1 Starting Lineup
Pos. Car # Driver
1 24 Chase Elliott #
2 88 Dale Earnhardt Jr
3 17 Ricky Stenhouse Jr
4 21 Ryan Blaney #
5 3 Austin Dillon
6 11 Denny Hamlin
7 22 Joey Logano
8 5 Kasey Kahne
9 27 Paul Menard
10 2 Brad Keselowski
11 16 Greg Biffle
12 44 Brian Scott #
13 59 Michael McDowell*
14 7 Regan Smith
15 34 Chris Bueshcher #
16 32 Bobby Labonte
17 6 Trevor Bayne
18 15 Clint Bowyer
19 98 Cole Whitt*
20 23 David Ragan
21 30 Josh Wise*
22 4 Kevin Harvick

# – Sunoco Rookie of the Year candidate
* – must race their way into the Daytona 500.

Can-am Duel Race #2 Starting Lineup
Pos. Car # Driver
1 20 Matt Kenseth
2 18 Kyle Busch
3 48 Jimmie Johnson
4 19 Carl Edwards
5 41 Kurt Busch
6 13 Casey Mears
7 31 Ryan Newman
8 95 Ty Dillon (i)
9 43 Aric Almirola
10 1 Jamie McMurray
11 42 Kyle Larson
12 93 Matt Dibenedetto
13 83 Michael Waltrip
14 10 Danica Patrick
15 47 AJ Allmendinger
16 46 Michael Annett
17 38 Landon Cassill
18 26 Robert Richardson Jr*
19 35 David Gilliland*
20 40 Reed Sorenson*
21 78 Martin Truex Jr.
22 14 Brian Vickers

* – must race their way into the Daytona 500
(i) – driver not running for 2016 Sprint Cup Series Championship Drivers Points

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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