2016 NASCAR Can-Am Duels at Daytona International Speedway

during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Can-Am Duels at Daytona International Speedway on February 18, 2016 in Daytona Beach, Florida.

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Chase Elliott, driver of the #24 NAPA Auto Parts Chevrolet, Denny Hamlin, driver of the #11 FedEx Express Toyota, and Kasey Kahne, driver of the #5 Farmers Insurance Chevrolet, race ahead of Brad Keselowski, driver of the #2 Miller Lite Ford, during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Can-Am Duels at Daytona International Speedway on February 18, 2016 in Daytona Beach, Florida

Dale Earnhardt Jr. retook the lead with 5 laps to go in the 1st Can-Am Duel. Kyle Busch won the 2nd Can-Am Duel under caution as 6 cars crashed behind him. Some drivers will be forced to use a back-up car in the Daytona 500 due to damage done in the crash.

DAYTONA BEACH, FL - FEBRUARY 18: Dale Earnhardt Jr., driver of the #88 Nationwide Chevrolet, takes the checkered flag to win the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Can-Am Duels at Daytona International Speedway on February 18, 2016 in Daytona Beach, Florida. (Photo by Sarah Crabill/NASCAR via Getty Images)

(Photo by Sarah Crabill/NASCAR via Getty Images)

Dale Earnhardt Jr., driver of the #88 Nationwide Chevrolet, takes the checkered flag to win the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Can-Am Duels at Daytona International Speedway on February 18, 2016 in Daytona Beach, Florida.

Starting from 2nd place Car 88 Dale Earnhardt Jr. Nationwide Chevrolet won the Can-Am Duel #1 at Daytona International Speedway, his 5th win in the qualifying event. 2nd Place Car 22 Joey Logano Shell Pennzoil Ford started from 7th place. 3rd Place Car 21 Ryan Blaney Motorcraft/Quick Lane Tire & Auto Center Ford started from 4th place.

during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Can-Am Duels at Daytona International Speedway on February 18, 2016 in Daytona Beach, Florida.

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Dale Earnhardt Jr., driver of the #88 Nationwide Chevrolet, poses in victory lane after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Can-Am Duels at Daytona International Speedway on February 18, 2016 in Daytona Beach, Florida.

The race had 1 Caution for 4 Laps: 1st Caution on lap 44 for Car 98 Cole Whitt Toyota Spin in Turn 2.

The race had 4 Lead Changes among 4 drivers: C. Elliott # 1-2; D. Earnhardt Jr. 3-39; K. Kahne 40-41; D. Hamlin 42-54; D. Earnhardt Jr. 55-60.

2016 Logos

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Race Number 0

Unofficial Race Results for the Can-Am Duel 1 – Thursday, February 18, 2016
Daytona International Speedway – Daytona Beach, FL – 2.5 Mile Paved
Total Race Length – 60 Laps – 150 Miles

2016 Feb 18 316269

Finish Start Car Driver Team Laps Status
1. 2. Car 88 Dale Earnhardt Jr. Nationwide Chevrolet 60 Running
2. 7. Car 22 Joey Logano Shell Pennzoil Ford 60 Running
3. 4. Car 21 Ryan Blaney Motorcraft/Quick Lane Tire & Auto Center Ford 60 Running
4. 22. Car 4 Kevin Harvick Jimmy John’s Chevrolet 60 Running
5. 6. Car 11 Denny Hamlin FedEx Express Toyota 60 Running
6. 1. Car 24 Chase Elliott NAPA Auto Parts Chevrolet 60 Running
7. 8. Car 5 Kasey Kahne Farmers Insurance Chevrolet 60 Running
8. 11. Car 16 Greg Biffle KFC Nashville Hot Ford 60 Running
9. 15. Car 34 Chris Buescher Love’s Travel Stops Ford 60 Running
10. 3. Car 17 Ricky Stenhouse Jr. Fastenal Ford 60 Running
11. 5. Car 3 Austin Dillon DOW Chevrolet 60 Running
12. 17. Car 6 Trevor Bayne AdvoCare Ford 60 Running
13. 10. Car 2 Brad Keselowski Miller Lite Ford 60 Running
14. 13. Car 59 Michael McDowell Thrivent Financial Chevrolet 60 Running
15. 14. Car 7 Regan Smith Golden Corral/Nikko Chevrolet 60 Running
16. 20. Car 23 David Ragan Dr Pepper Toyota 60 Running
17. 21. Car 30 Josh Wise Curtis Key Plumbing Chevrolet 60 Running
18. 18. Car 15 Clint Bowyer 5-hour Energy Chevrolet 60 Running
19. 16. Car 32 Bobby Labonte Can-Am Ford 60 Running
20. 12. Car 44 Brian Scott Albertsons Co./Shore Lodge Ford 59 Accident
21. 9. Car 27 Paul Menard Peak Antifreeze/Menards Chevrolet 58 Accident
22. 19. Car 98 Cole Whitt Toyota 47 Accident

Race Comments: Prior to the start of the race, the following cars dropped to the rear of the field for the reason indicated: Nos. 6, 16, 17 (Change Rear Gear); 4 (Qualifying Time disallowed). Failed to Qualify: N/A

Time of Race: 00 Hrs, 52 Mins, 03 Secs. Average Speed: 172.911 MPH. Margin of Victory: 0.183 Seconds. Caution Flags: 1 for 4 laps.

 

DAYTONA BEACH, FL - FEBRUARY 18: Dale Earnhardt Jr., driver of the #88 Nationwide Chevrolet, leads the field during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Can-Am Duels at Daytona International Speedway on February 18, 2016 in Daytona Beach, Florida. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

(Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Dale Earnhardt Jr., driver of the #88 Nationwide Chevrolet, leads the field during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Can-Am Duels at Daytona International Speedway on February 18, 2016 in Daytona Beach, Florida.

Starting from 2nd place Car 18 Kyle Busch M&M’s 75 Toyota won the Can-Am Duel #2 at Daytona International Speedway, his 3rd win in the qualifying event. 2nd Place Car 1 Jamie McMurray McDonald’s/Cessna Chevrolet started from 10th place. 3rd Place Car 41 Kurt Busch Haas Automation/Monster Energy Chevrolet started from 5th place.

during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Can-Am Duels at Daytona International Speedway on February 18, 2016 in Daytona Beach, Florida.

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Kyle Busch, driver of the #18 M&M’s 75 Toyota, takes the checkered flag to win the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Can-Am Duels at Daytona International Speedway on February 18, 2016 in Daytona Beach, Florida.

The race had 1 big Caution for 1 Laps: 1st Caution on lap 60 for Car 41 Kurt Busch Haas Automation/Monster Energy Chevrolet, Car 48 Jimmie Johnson Lowe’s Chevrolet, Car 78 Martin Truex Jr. Bass Pro Shops/Tracker Boats Toyota, Car 20 Matt Kenseth Dollar General Toyota, Car 10 Danica Patrick Nature’s Bakery Chevrolet, Car 47 AJ Allmendinger Kroger/Scott Products Chevrolet crash in Turn 1.

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during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Can-Am Duels at Daytona International Speedway on February 18, 2016 in Daytona Beach, Florida.

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Kyle Busch, driver of the #18 M&M’s 75 Toyota, celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Can-Am Duels at Daytona International Speedway on February 18, 2016 in Daytona Beach, Florida.

The race had 3 Lead Changes among 3 drivers: M. Kenseth 1-23; Kyle Busch 24-37; A. Almirola 38-39; Kyle Busch 40-60.

2016 Logos

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Race Number 0
Unofficial Race Results for the Can-Am Duel 2 – Thursday, February 18, 2016
Daytona International Speedway – Daytona Beach, FL – 2.5 Mile Paved
Total Race Length – 60 Laps – 150 Miles

2016 Feb 18 316269

Finish Start Car Driver Team Laps Status
1. 2. Car 18 Kyle Busch M&M’s 75 Toyota 60 Running
2. 10. Car 1 Jamie McMurray McDonald’s/Cessna Chevrolet 60 Running
3. 5. Car 41 Kurt Busch Haas Automation/Monster Energy Chevrolet 60 Running
4. 4. Car 19 Carl Edwards ARRIS Toyota 60 Running
5. 8. Car 95 Ty Dillon(i) Cheerios Chevrolet 60 Running
6. 11. Car 42 Kyle Larson Target Chevrolet 60 Running
7. 14. Car 10 Danica Patrick Nature’s Bakery Chevrolet 60 Running
8. 22. Car 14 Brian Vickers Bass Pro Shops/Mobil 1 Chevrolet 60 Running
9. 12. Car 93 Matt DiBenedetto Dustless Blasting Toyota 60 Running
10. 16. Car 46 Michael Annett Pilot/Flying J Chevrolet 60 Running
11. 17. Car 38 Landon Cassill Florida Lottery Ford 60 Running
12. 19. Car 35 David Gilliland Ford 60 Running
13. 3. Car 48 Jimmie Johnson Lowe’s Chevrolet 59 Running
14. 21. Car 78 Martin Truex Jr. Bass Pro Shops/Tracker Boats Toyota 59 Running
15. 15. Car 47 AJ Allmendinger Kroger/Scott Products Chevrolet 59 Running
16. 1. Car 20 Matt Kenseth Dollar General Toyota 59 Running
17. 6. Car 13 Casey Mears GEICO Chevrolet 59 Running
18. 18. Car 26 Robert Richardson Jr. Stalk It Toyota 59 Running
19. 9. Car 43 Aric Almirola Smithfield Ford 59 Running
20. 13. Car 83 Michael Waltrip Maxwell House Toyota 59 Running
21. 20. Car 40 Reed Sorenson CRC Brakleen Chevrolet 56 Running
22. 7. Car 31 Ryan Newman CAT Chevrolet 31 Engine

Race Comments: Prior to the start of the race, the following cars dropped to the rear of the field for the reason indicated: Nos. 42, 83 (back-up car); 14 (Qualifying Time Disallowed); 78 (No Qualifying Attempt). Failed to Qualify: N/A. Time of Race: 0 Hrs, 46 Mins, 54 Secs. Average
Speed: 191.898 MPH. Margin of Victory: Caution. Caution Flags: 1 for 1 laps.

Next Race: Feb. 21, 2016 – Daytona 500 Daytona International Speedway

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