Tune in at 4:00 PM ET for coverage of the Budweiser Duel 2. Scott Johnson will be liveblogging for your enjoyment.
What's going on everybody, Scott Johnson here for the 2nd Duel, thanks everyone for switching over from the 1st Duel. How's everybody doing this afternoon?
In this race: 1. Jeff Gordon, 2. Ryan Newman, 3. Kasey Kahne, 4. Kyle Busch, 5. Matt Kenseth, 6. Ricky Stenhouse, Jr., 7. Paul Menard, 8. Austin Dillon, 9. Clint Bowyer, 10. Jeff Burton, 11. Jamie McMurray, 12. Marcos Ambrose, 13. Aric Almirola, 14. Mark Martin, 15. David Ragan, 16. Josh Wise, 17. Michael McDowell, 18. Terry Labonte, 19. Dave Blaney, 20. JJ Yeley, 21. Travis Kvapil, 22. Mike Bliss
@Cason: What's going on buddy
@Cason: Hopefully more exciting than the last, but I'm ready.
Engines have been fired for Duel #2
@Cason: These races are usually a crapshoot, so I'm gonna say Kenseth
Gibson said they might choose outside line to start Daytona 500.
@Cason: For the fans sake, I hope so.
Cars out on track, we'll be going green soon
Kevin Harvick claims $57,792 for the Duel win
About to go green for another 60 laps.
@Cason: Don't really want anybody specifically, it'd be good to see Stenhouse or Dillon win it though.
Green flag in Daytona for the 2nd duel.
1/60 laps - Gordon on the outside, Newman on the inside, and lap 1 goes to Ryan Newman
2/60 laps - Newman got tight off 2, had to let off the gas, and dropped back to 13th. Wow.
@Cason: 11th, in for now.
3/60 laps - Gordon back to being your race leader.
5/60 laps - Gordon still running the high line, but here comes Kasey Kahne on the bottom line.
6/60 laps - Jeff Gordon still leads, but they're running 2x2 behind him
6/60 laps - Burton and Dillon working the outside line in 6th/7th
7/60 laps - Stenhouse works his way up to 3rd spot.
8/60 laps - Gordon out front. He has three Daytona 500 wins, but hasn't finished the Top 10 since his 2005 win.
9/60 laps - Single file racing, just like the first Duel.
10/60 laps - After starting out front, Newman has fallen back to 18th after getting tight in a corner.
12/60 laps - Gordon and Kahne running 1&2
13/60 laps - Rookie Austin Dillion currently in 3rd spot right now.
13/60 laps - Mike Bliss' window nets is down, and he is black-flagged. Tough break.
15/60 laps - Gordon puts up his fastest lap, and remains in 1st place. Single file racing right now.
Update from the Duels #1 crash: Hamlin will repair their car and NOT go to a backup for the 500.
21/60 laps - Nothing to update y'all with, Gordon and Kahne still 1&2.
22/60 laps - Interesting note: a new line of racing is starting back in 9th, led by Menard. Menard, McMurray, Stenhouse and Bowyer