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Kyle Busch won the first Budweiser Duel on Thursday. The win will allow him to start in the fourth position for the start of the Daytona 500 on Sunday.
The 55th running of the Daytona 500 will begin broadcasting on FOX at 1:00 PM EST.
Jeff Gordon who led the early part of the race saw his chances of winning go away when he was caught speeding on pit road. Ryan Newman flat spotted a tire while attempting to get onto pit road but was able to keep his car on the track.
No cautions happened in the race which saw Josh Wise earn has way into the Daytona 500 with the final transfer spot. The race was the second fastest Budweiser Duel in its history.
Danica Patrick was the quickest in qualifying for the race and will start on the pole. Along side her will be Jeff Gordon who is a three time winner of the race.
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Budweiser Duel #2 Results
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It's the last label he wanted.
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Kyle Busch, Kevin Harvick take top spots with Budweiser Duel wins.
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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Kyle Busch can send a thank-you note to Jeff Gordon
And Kevin Harvick is two for two.
In Thursday's second Budweiser Duel 150-mile qualifying race at Daytona International Speedway, Busch inherited the lead when Gordon, who had led all but one lap before pitting on Lap 40, was flagged for speeding on pit road.
The ensuing pass...