"Here, it's not a point thing; here it's about winning the race and being a Daytona 500 champion", said Bowyer. In a similar vein, pole victor Alex Bowman (+2800) should be faded on that basis that no pole victor has triumphed since Dale Jarrett in 2000.
This one sort of bends the rules, but we're really talking about a handful of guys: Alex Bowman, William Byron and Darrell Wallace Jr.
Every team who is here will start Sunday's Daytona 500.
The No. 24 auto of Charlotte NASCAR Cup Series driver William Bryon sits on pit road during qualifying for the Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway.
I believe it goes back to the charter system implemented in 2016 that assured 36 teams a starting position in all Monster Energy Series events.
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Read on for a preview and live-stream information for Thursday's NASCAR Duels at Daytona International Speedway as Florida prepares for one of the most celebrated weekends in the motorsport calendar. "I got to make a lot of mistakes without anybody watching". The Clash at Daytona was just an appetizer, and the Can-Am Duel races are something like the salad before the Great American Race arrives as the main course on Sunday. Between the Joe Gibbs Racing teammates, Busch is coming off a more successful 2017 season and offers slightly more value than Hamlin.
Hendrick looks at this as a chance to give three young drivers a chance to develop on the job.
The 20-year-old ran the fastest lap (at an average speed of 201.681 mph) during Saturday's second practice before finishing fifth in Sunday's qualifying. Byron was joined by Hendrick and fellow NASCAR legend Jeff Gordon at Liberty's first fall Convocation later that month when it was announced that he would inherit the No. 24 auto from Jeff Gordon, NASCAR's winningest Cup Series driver of the modern era. "So my idea this year was let's let them learn in the stuff they're going to be driving for a long time".
"He sat out a year when he had lots of opportunities, and he did that to wait for the opportunity with us", Hendrick said. "He paid his dues, and he deserves to be here".