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How to watch the Duel Races ahead of the Daytona 500

Following qualifying for the 2021 Daytona 500, the Duel Races will determine the rest of the race order. We go over how to watch the Bluegreen Vacations Duels here.

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Ricky Stenhouse Jr., driver of the JTG Daugherty Racing Kroger Chevrolet Camaro, is congratulated by Chase Elliott after winning the pole during qualifying for the Daytona 500 on February 9, 2020 at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Fl. Photo by David Rosenblum/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images

The Daytona 500 begins on Sunday, but the process for setting the lineup started on Wednesday night. All 44 drivers ran a time trial to settle the front row of the race. Alex Bowman claimed the pole with the fastest time and William Byron will join him on the front row.

The order of the next 36 spots in the 40-car field will be determined on Thursday at the Bluegreen Vacations Duels. The order in which the cars finish the pole qualifying event will determine what cars will race in which Duel ahead of Daytona 500. The odd-numbered finishers (3rd place, 5th, 7th, etc) will go in Duel 1, and the even-numbered qualifiers will go in Duel 2.

How to watch the Duel races for the Daytona 500

You can watch the Bluegreen Vacations Duels on Thursday, February 11th on FS1. Duel 1 will begin at 7:00 p.m. with Duel 2 following soon after at approximately 8:40 p.m. You can watch on FS1 or you can stream the race via the Fox Sports Go app with a cable or streaming service login. If you don’t have a cable login to access the Fox Sports Go app, you can get a free trial from YouTube TV, Hulu with Live TV, AT&T TV Now, FuboTV, or Sling TV to stream it.

Duel 1 starting lineup

*Open team that is not locked into the Daytona 500

Bluegreen Vacations Duel 1 starting lineup

Order Driver/ Car # Team
Order Driver/ Car # Team
1 Alex Bowman No. 48 Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet
2 Aric Almirola No. 10 Stewart-Haas Racing Ford
3 Ricky Stenhouse Jr. No. 47 JTG Daugherty Racing Chevrolet
4 Christopher Bell No. 20 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota
5 Ryan Preece No. 37 JTG Daugherty Racing Chevrolet
6 Daniel Suarez No. 99 Trackhouse Racing Team Chevrolet
7 Denny Hamlin No. 11 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota
8 Kyle Larson No. 5 Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet
9 Matt DiBenedetto No. 21 Wood Brothers Racing Ford
10 Austin Cindric* No. 33 Team Penske Ford
11 Joey Logano No. 22 Team Penske Ford
12 Ryan Newman No. 6 Roush Fenway Racing Ford
13 Cole Custer No. 41 Stewart-Haas Racing Ford
14 Michael McDowell No. 34 Front Row Motorsports Ford
15 Erik Jones No. 43 Richard Petty Motorsports Chevrolet
16 Tyler Reddick No. 8 Richard Childress Racing Chevrolet
17 Ty Dillon* No. 96 Gaunt Brothers Racing Toyota
18 Jamie McMurray No. 77 Spire Motorsports Chevrolet
19 Quin Houff No. 00 StarCom Racing Chevrolet
20 Timmy Hill* No. 66 Motorsports Business Management Ford
21 Cody Ware No. 51 Rick Ware Racing Chevrolet
22 Josh Bilicki No. 52 Rick Ware Racing Ford

Duel 2 starting lineup

*Open team that is not locked into the Daytona 500

Bluegreen Vacations Duel 2 starting lineup

Order Driver/ Car # Team
Order Driver/ Car # Team
1 William Byron No. 24 Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet
2 Bubba Wallace No. 23 23XI Racing Toyota
3 Kevin Harvick No. 4 Stewart-Haas Racing Ford
4 Austin Dillon No. 3 Richard Childress Racing
5 Chase Elliott No. 9 Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet
6 David Ragan No. 36 Front Row Motorsports Ford
7 Kurt Busch No. 1 Chip Ganassi Racing Chevrolet
8 Kyle Busch No. 18 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota
9 Ryan Blaney No. 12 Team Penske Ford
10 Kaz Grala* No. 16 Kaulig Racing Chevrolet
11 Chase Briscoe No. 14 Stewart-Haas Racing Ford
12 Ross Chastain No. 42 Chip Ganassi Racing Chevrolet
13 Brad Keselowski No. 2 Team Penske Ford
14 Martin Truex Jr. No. 19 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota
15 Chris Buescher No. 17 Roush Fenway Racing Ford
16 Anthony Alfredo No. 38 Front Row Motorsports Ford
17 Corey LaJoie No. 7 Spire Motorsports Chevrolet
18 Garrett Smithley* No. 13 Motorsports Business Management Ford
19 BJ McLeod No. 78 Live Fast Motorsports Ford
20 Joey Gase No. 53 Rick Ware Racing Ford
21 Derrike Cope No. 15 Rick Ware Racing Chevrolet
22 Noah Gragson* No. 62 Beard Motorsports Chevrolet