Daytona 500 field is set

Charlotte native William Byron

Daytona 500 field is set
Daytona 500

DAYTONA BEACH, FL (WBTV) - After Sunday’s Daytona 500 qualifying, we knew who would start first and second for the 61st running of the Great American Race. On Thursday, the rest of the field was set via the Gander RV Duel Races.

In Duel #1, Kevin Harvick would go on for the win to wrap up the 3rd spot in the Daytona 500.

In Duel #2, Joey Logano would go from 4th to 1st on the final lap and would go on for the victory to wrap up the 4th starting position for the 500.

Charlotte native William Byron will start on the pole for the Daytona 500 after his fast lap on Sunday.

Hendrick Motorsports team mate Alex Bowman will start 2nd.

Here is the rest of the field for Sunday’s Daytona 500.

2019 Daytona 500 Starting Grid
1. William Byron                                                                                                                       
2. Alex Bowman
3. Kevin Harvick
4. Joey Logano
5. Ricky Stenhouse Jr.                                                                                                                                                                                                    
6. Clint Bowyer
7. Paul Menard
8. Aric Almirola
9. Matt DiBendetto
10. Denny Hamlin
11. Martin Truex Jr.
12. Kurt Busch
13. Bubba Wallace
14. Ryan Blaney
15. Chris Buescher
16. Jamie McMurray
17. Jimmie Johnson
18. Chase Elliott
19. Ryan Newman
20. Austin Dillon
21. Ryan Preece
22. Ty Dillon
23. Daniel Suarez
24. David Ragan
25. Parker Kligerman
26. Kyle Larson
27. Landon Cassill
28. Erik Jones
29. Daniel Hemric
30. Brendan Gaughan
31. Kyle Busch
32. Corey LaJoie
33. Matt Tifft
34. Michael McDowell
35. Brad Keselowski
36. Ross Chastain
37. Cody Ware
38. BJ McLeod
39. Tyler Reddick
40. Casey Mears

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