Kyle Larson and Alex Bowman will begin first in Thursday’s (Feb. 17) first and second Bluegreen Vacations Duels, respectively, after grabbing the Daytona 500 front row in single car qualifying Wednesday night.
The odd-numbered qualifiers race in Duel 1 while even numbers run in Duel 2.
Noah Gragson, who will make his first NASCAR Cup Series start Sunday after qualifying in on speed, is in Duel 1. Jacques Villeneuve also made it in the Great American Race on speed and will run in Duel 2.
The Duels begin on Thursday (Feb. 17) at 7 p.m. ET to set the rest of the Daytona 500 lineup. Cup teams will then have two additional practices, one each on Friday and Saturday. The Great American Race airs on Sunday, Feb. 20 at 2:30 p.m. ET on FOX.
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