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Kyle Larson, Alex Bowman Starting 1st in Duels

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.

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Kyle Larson Begins Title Defense From Daytona 500 Pole

Kaz Grala, Greg Biffle, JJ Yeley and Timmy Hill will need to race their way in during Thursday’s Duels.

Duel 1 Starting Lineup

Duel 2 Starting Lineup

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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Joy Tomlinson

Joy joined Frontstretch in 2019 as a NASCAR DraftKings writer, expanding to news and iRacing coverage in 2020. She's currently an assistant editor and involved with photos, social media and news editing. A California native, Joy was raised watching motorsports and started watching NASCAR extensively in 2001. She earned her B.A. degree in Liberal Studies at California State University Bakersfield in 2010.

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