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Breaking down DFS salaries for Daytona 500 Duel 2

We take a look at the DraftKings prices for drivers racing in Duel 2 Thursday ahead of Sunday’s Daytona 500.

 NASCAR Cup Series driver Kyle Busch (18) before The Clash at Dayonta at Daytona International Speedway.  Mike Dinovo-USA TODAY Sports

The Bluegreen Vacation Duel races will take place on Thursday at Daytona International Speedway. These qualifying races will determine a portion of the field for Sunday’s Daytona 500 — which will kick off the NASCAR’s 2020 season.

There will be two 60-lap races duel races (Duel 1 and Duel 2) and the top 10 finishers in each will be rewarded points ahead of the season. The race lineup of each will be determined by the finishing order of Sunday’s single-car qualifying. Odd-numbered finishing positions will be in Duel 1 while even-numbered finishers will be in Duel 2. We’ve got a look at the DFS prices DraftKings lists for the top drivers in Duel 1 down below.

Kyle Busch ($9,900) was last year’s Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series champion, so it’s not surprising to see him at the atop the list of competitors in Duel 2. He won five races and racked up 17 top five finishes in 2019 and finished sixth at qualifying. Busch is trailed by Kevin Harvick ($9,700) and Jimmie Johnson ($9,400). The duo finished third and 18th, respectively, last season. Harvick last won the Spring Cup Series in 2014 while Johnson missed the postseason for the first time in his 18-year career. Both are looking to start off 2020 strong.

Daytona 500 Duel 2 DFS prices

Name Salary PPG
Name Salary PPG
Kyle Busch 9900 61.74
Kevin Harvick 9700 50.73
Jimmie Johnson 9400 26.62
William Byron 9200 30.72
Kurt Busch 9000 36.37
Erik Jones 8700 32.18
Matt DiBenedetto 8500 31.51
Kyle Larson 8300 37.98
Cole Custer 8000 0
Tyler Reddick 7700 35.33
Alex Bowman 7400 33.96
Ross Chastain 7200 22.33
Brendan Gaughan 6900 36.7
Michael McDowell 6700 17.76
David Ragan 6400 15.22
Ty Dillon 6200 28.43
Corey Lajoie 6000 22.97
Timmy Hill 5800 13.67
JJ Yeley 5600 21.2
Brennan Poole 5400 0
BJ McLeod 5200 15.82