The Daytona Duels in 2019, now formally referred to as the Gander RV Duel races at Daytona, will set the sphere for the 61st operating of the Daytona 500. The qualifying races additionally will dish out the primary set of regular-season factors for the 2019 Monster Power NASCAR Cup Collection season.

The beginning lineup for the 2019 Daytona 500, which takes the inexperienced flag Sunday at 2:30 p.m. ET, was partially set when William Byron received the pole in qualifying per week previous to the race. His Hendrick Motorsports teammate, Alex Bowman, will be a part of him on the entrance row, beginning second. However the first two spots within the 2019 Daytona 500 lineup are all which might be set going into Thursday’s Gander RV Duel races at Daytona, which is able to decide the opposite 38 beginning positions.

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The beginning lineups for this 12 months’s Daytona Duels are set primarily based on pole qualifying speeds. Byron will race in Duel 1, Bowman will race in Duel 2, and so forth, alternating all through the qualifying outcomes to set the 2 fields. Jimmie Johnson and Chase Elliott had been third and fourth quickest, respectively, in Daytona 500 qualifying, that means Hendrick Motorsports vehicles will make up the entrance row to start out each Duels on Thursday.

Under is all you have to learn about this 12 months’s Duel races at Daytona, together with the TV schedule, the factors format and how they may set the sphere for the 2019 Daytona 500.

When are the Daytona Duels 2019?

Date: Thursday, Feb. 14
Begin occasions: 7 p.m. ET, eight:45 p.m. ET
TV: FS1
Streaming: fuboTV, FOX Sports activities Go
Radio: MRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio
Format: Two 60-lap, 150-mile races

Thursday’s Daytona Duels are welcome after a number of quiet days and nights at Daytona Worldwide Speedway, although NASCAR’s Truck Collection will take the observe for apply hours earlier than the Monster Power Cup Collection vehicles take the inexperienced flag in Duel 1 at 7 p.m. ET.

Earlier than that inexperienced flag drops, although, FOX’s pre-race protection will start on FS1 (stay stream fuboTV) at 5:30 p.m. ET with “NASCAR RaceDay from Daytona.” The beginning time for Duel 2, scheduled for eight:45 p.m. ET, is tentative primarily based on the time it takes to finish Duel 1.

In line with NASCAR’s TV schedule for Daytona Speedweeks, the 2019 Gander RV Duel races at Daytona additionally will re-air Friday at three a.m. ET (FS1) and once more 9 a.m. ET (FS2).

MRN’s radio protection of this 12 months’s Daytona Duels is ready to start at 6 p.m. ET on Thursday.

NASCAR SCHEDULE:
Date, time, TV information for each 2019 Cup race

Daytona 500 qualifying: Duels beginning lineups

The beginning lineups for Thursday’s Gander RV Duel races at Daytona had been decided by the ending order of Sunday’s single-car qualifying. The vehicles that certified in odd-numbered positions (first, third, fifth, and so forth.) will compete in Duel 1. Even-numbered qualifiers will compete in Duel 2. 

The outcomes of the primary Duel on Thursday will set the within row for the 2019 Daytona 500, and the outcomes of the second Duel will set the surface row. With the entrance row for the Daytona 500 already set, meaning the winner of Duel 1 will begin Sunday’s race third. The winner of Duel 2 will begin Sunday’s race fourth, and so forth.

With 42 vehicles entered this 12 months, two groups — between Ryan Truex, Parker Kligerman, Brendan Gaughan and Joey Gase, drivers of the 4 non-Constitution Cup groups that didn’t lock themselves into the Daytona 500 discipline by way of qualifying — won’t make the sphere of 40 relying on how they end within the Duels. (Tyler Reddick and Casey Mears clinched spots within the Daytona 500 because the quickest non-Constitution groups in qualifying.)

Every Duel shall be a 60-lap, 150-mile race.

Duel 1

Beginning place Driver Staff 1. William Byron Hendrick Motorsports 2. Jimmie Johnson Hendrick Motorsports three. Daniel Hemric Richard Childress Racing four. Martin Truex Jr. Joe Gibbs Racing 5. Brad Keselowski Staff Penske 6. Paul Menard Wooden Brothers Racing 7. Kyle Busch Joe Gibbs Racing eight. Kevin Harvick Stewart-Haas Racing 9. Tyler Reddick Richard Childress Racing 10. Ricky Stenhouse Jr. Roush Fenway Racing 11. Daniel Suarez Stewart-Haas Racing 12. Chris Buescher JTG Daugherty Racing 13. Ryan Newman Roush Fenway Racing 14. Ryan Truex Tommy Baldwin Racing 15. Ryan Preece JTG Daugherty Racing 16. Matt DiBenedetto Leavine Household Racing 17. Bubba Wallace Richard Petty Motorsports 18. Matt Tifft Entrance Row Motorsports 19. Parker Kligerman Gaunt Brothers Racing 20. Landon Cassill StarCom Racing 21. Cody Ware Rick Ware Racing

Duel 2

Beginning place Driver Staff 1. Alex Bowman Hendrick Motorsports 2. Chase Elliott Hendrick Motorsports three. Joey Logano Staff Penske four. Clint Bowyer Stewart-Haas Racing 5. Austin Dillon Richard Childress Racing 6. Denny Hamlin Joe Gibbs Racing 7. Erik Jones Joe Gibbs Racing eight. Ryan Blaney Staff Penske 9. Aric Almirola Stewart-Haas Racing 10. Kurt Busch Stewart-Haas Racing 11. David Ragan Entrance Row Motorsports 12. Michael McDowell Entrance Row Motorsports 13. Casey Mears Germain Racing 14. Jamie McMurray Spire Motorsports 15. Brendan Gaughan Beard Motorsports 16. Kyle Larson Chip Ganassi Racing 17. Ty Dillon Germain Racing 18. Ross Chastain Premium Motorsports 19. Corey LaJoie GO FAS Racing 20. BJ McLeod Petty Ware Racing 21. Joey Gase Motorsports Enterprise Administration

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Daytona Duels 2019: Format, factors payout

Every Gander RV Duel at Daytona on Thursday shall be a 60-lap, 150 mile race. Every Duel once more will award regular-season factors heading into the Daytona 500.

The winner of every Duel will get 10 factors, with one much less level per place from second by means of 10th, which is able to earn one level. Not like on the finish of levels in Monster Power NASCAR Cup Collection races, the winner of every Duel won’t obtain one playoff level.

The factors payout for every Duel on Thursday is as follows:

Place in Duel Factors 1st 10 factors 2nd 9 factors third Eight factors 4th Seven factors fifth Six factors sixth 5 factors seventh 4 factors eighth Three factors ninth Two factors 10th One level

Daytona Speedweeks TV schedule 2019:

(All occasions ET)

Wednesday, Feb. 13

12 p.m.: Daytona 500 Media Day | FS1/FOX Sports activities GO

Thursday, Feb. 14

2:30 p.m.: NASCAR Truck Collection apply | FS2/FOX Sports activities GO four:30 p.m.: NASCAR Truck Collection ultimate apply | FS2/FOX Sports activities GO 7 p.m.: Gander RV Duel at Daytona | FS1/FOX Sports activities GO

Friday, Feb. 15

12 p.m.: NASCAR Xfinity Collection apply | FS1/FOX Sports activities GO 1 p.m.: NASCAR Cup Collection Daytona 500 apply | FS1/FOX Sports activities GO 2 p.m.: NASCAR Xfinity Collection ultimate apply | FS1/FOX Sports activities GO three p.m.: NASCAR Cup Collection Daytona 500 apply | FS1/FOX Sports activities GO four:30 p.m.: NASCAR Truck Collection qualifying | FS1/FOX Sports activities GO 7:30 p.m.: NextEra Power Sources 250 at Daytona | FS1/FOX Sports activities GO

Saturday, Feb. 16

9:30 a.m.: NASCAR Xfinity Collection qualifying | FS1/FOX Sports activities GO 12 p.m.: Daytona 500 ultimate apply | FS1/FOX Sports activities GO 2:30 p.m.: Xfinity Collection NASCAR Racing Expertise 300 at Daytona | FS1/FOX Sports activities GO

Sunday, Feb. 17

1 p.m.: NASCAR RaceDay: Daytona 500 Pre-Race Present | FOX/FOX Sports activities GO 2:30 p.m.: Monster Power NASCAR Cup Collection Daytona 500 | FOX/FOX Sports activities GO

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