Denny Hamlin wins Budweiser Duel 2, Full Results from Daytona

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Denny Hamlin won the second Budweiser Duel held Thursday night at Daytona International Speedway. He crossed the start finishing line of the 60 lap (150 mile) race first ahead of Jeff Gordon.

The race began with Martin Truex Jr.  on the pole by virtue of his speed on Sunday. Truex Jr. would have started the Daytona 5oo from the front row but was involved in a last lap crash. He will now have to go to a backup car.

Duel 1: Full Results from Budweiser Duel 1

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Thursday nights race marked the first time that the annual Duel race that leads up to the Daytona 500 was held at night under the lights. Previously the race had always been held during the day on Thursday and prior to that, it was held on a Wednesday.

Full Results for Budweiser Duel 2:

  1. Denny Hamlin
  2. Jeff Gordon
  3. Kurt Busch
  4. Paul Menard
  5. Brian Scott
  6. Trevor Bayne
  7. Kyle Larson
  8. Martin Truex Jr.
  9. Landon Cassill
  10. Clint Bowyr
  11. Jami McMurray
  12. Terry Labonte
  13. Bobby Labonte
  14. Casey Mears
  15. Carl Edwards
  16. Jimmie Johnson
  17. David Ragan
  18. Michael Waltrip
  19. Ryan Truex
  20. Justin Allgaier
  21. Michael Annett
  22. Morgan Shepherd
  23. Eric McClure
  24. Brad Keseowski