Budweiser Duel 2
Daytona International Speedway - Daytona Beach, FL
Thursday, February 21, 4:00 pm ET
Radio chatter on victory lap: Winner Matt Kenseth: I'm not going to do donuts in your car Jimmy (Fennig) I'm just going to turn around.
WINNER: Matt Kenseth wins the Duel!
Regan Smith is second, followed by Jimmie Johnson, Elliott Sadler and Greg Biffle.
Dave Blaney and Joe Nemechek earn the two transfer spots and will race in Sunday's Daytona 500.
Lap 59: Regan Smith tries to make a move to fight for the win.
Lap 59: Greg Biffle goes high to block, Matt Kenseth swings around him to the inside.
Radio chatter on Lap 59: Crew chief Matt Puccia to Greg Biffle: Whatever the outside does, stay on the yellow
Lap 58: Matt Kenseth and Jimmie Johnson jump to the outside. They are locked together and gaining on Greg Biffle.
Radio chatter on Lap 57: Greg Biffle's spotter: Protect the bottom.
Lap 55: Greg Biffle is still the leader as the group swings past another trio to lap them.
Lap 53: The lead pack looks ready to get a little more shaken up now. Drivers are looking to the outside, but no one has formed another line to challenge leader Greg Biffle.
Lap 51: The front line is steadily lapping cars as they continue to work together. Greg Biffle is still the leader, followed by Regan Smith, Jimmie Johnson, Elliott Sadler and Matt Kenseth.
Radio chatter on Lap 49: Greg Biffle's spotter: I'm going to clear you every time. That way you and Regan (Smith) will be good to go here.
Radio chatter on Lap 48: Leader Greg Biffle: We good on fuel? Crew chief Matt Puccia: We're way good on fuel.
Radio chatter on Lap 47: Greg Biffle: Just a hair tight on 2.
Lap 46: The front group is running single file. With pit stops separating the field, six cars are running in a line well ahead of the other groups separated around the track.
Lap 45: Greg Biffle leads the race, followed by Regan Smith, Jimmie Johnson, Elliott Sadler and Matt Kenseth.
Lap 43: Kurt Busch serves his pass-through penalty.
Radio chatter on Lap 43: Crew chief Tony Gibson: We're all good on fuel, Ryan.
Lap 42: Leader Greg Biffle pits, as do Jimmie Johnson, Kasey Kahne, Casey Mears and others.
Lap 41: Joey Logano, Kyle Busch, Matt Kenseth and Robert Richardson Jr. pit.
Lap 41: Pass-through penalty for Kurt Busch, too fast on pit road.
Radio chatter on Lap 41: Ryan Newman crew chief Tony Gibson: Leave on me.
Lap 40: Ryan Newman, Kurt Busch, Jeff Gordon, Dave Blaney, Mark Martin, Martin Truex Jr. pit.
Lap 39: Clint Bowyer, Bobby Labonte, Bill Elliott and Joe Nemechek pit.
Lap 38: Kenny Wallace is pitting. He must earn one of the transfer spots to race in the Daytona 500.
Radio chatter on Lap 37: Smith: It changed pitch real bad. Crew chief Pete Rondeau tells Smith the 33 is reporting the same problem.
Radio chatter on Lap 35: Greg Biffle continues to lead the field. Jimmie Johnson, Regan Smith, Elliott Sadler and Kasey Kahne round out the top five.
Radio chatter on Lap 34: Regan Smith: I just picked up a real bad vibration -- drive line related.
Radio chatter on Lap 32: Spotter Earl Barban to Jimmie Johnson: Five lined up in your mirror and then two-wide.
Lap 32: Greg Biffle continues to pace the field. The front eight are now single file; a group of four on the outside is trying to make up ground on them.
Lap 28: The front four are single file, with Greg Biffle still at the front. A second line on the outside is trying to make a move on the group.
Lap 27: Greg Biffle continues to lead, with Kyle Busch, Jimmie Johnson, Regan Smith and Joey Logano rounding out the top five.
Radio chatter on Lap 26: Matt Kenseth spotter Mike Calinoff: No room for pushing, no room at all. Slow room on the bottom out of 4.
Radio chatter on Lap 25: Mike Calinoff to Matt Kenseth: It's two by two by two in your mirror.
Lap 24: Greg Biffle is the leader now.
Radio chatter on Lap 22: Kurt Busch's crew chief Nick Harrison asks spotter Steve Barkdoll: "Do you see any (stuff) on the grille? Barkdoll: I'm looking....
Radio chatter on Lap 21: Kurt Busch says his water temp is 280. "It's the first time I pressured it and it just got hot."
Lap 20: Kyle Busch maintains the lead. Matt Kenseth, Jimmie Johnson, Joey Logano and Greg Biffle round out the top five.
Lap 17: Joey Logano loses the lead to Kyle Busch, winner of Saturday night's Budweiser Shootout.
Lap 16: Joey Logano moves to the outside to take the lead on that line as drivers begin to search for a fast spot on the track.
Radio chatter on Lap 15: Crew chief Jimmy Fennig: Keep an eye on your temps Matt. Matt Kenseth says his water temp is 215.
Lap 13: A four-car line on the inside has the edge, with a second line trying to make up ground on the outside.
Lap 13: Joey Logano takes the lead.
Lap 12: Tony Raines, already locked into the Daytona 500 based on his qualifying speed, heads to the garage.
Lap 11: Matt Kenseth leads the field on the inside, but the outside line is catching the group.
Radio chatter on Lap 10: Jimmy Fennig: Keep an eye on your temps Matt.
Lap 9: Matt Kenseth leads the field, followed by Jimmie Johnson, Greg Biffle and Martin Truex Jr.
Lap 6: Tony Raines comes in to pit. Raines has already earned a spot in the race.
Lap 5: J.J. Yeley, needing to transfer into the race, slows on the backstretch and is limping toward pit road.
Lap 2: Greg Biffle leads the field, with Martin Truex Jr. second.
Prerace radio chatter: Spotter Eddie D'Hondt offers Jeff Gordon the one to go. Gordon replies: Cool. Alan Gustafson reminds Jeff Gordon that the pressure relief valve has been changed to 28 psi and adds: You know what we have to do out here. Go get 'em. Gordon is telling his spotter that he and Kasey want to work together. Adds, "we'll talk through you guys." D'Hondt: 10-4
Greg Biffle and Casey Mears lead the field onto the track.
Engines are fired for the second Gatorade Duel.
Kasey Kahne, Bill Elliott and Clint Bowyer will go to the rear of the field at the start of the Duel.
Ok, there are two more spots up for grabs in the Daytona 500. Who will get them? This race decides it.
Who's in this race and where are they starting? Check out Gatorade Duel 2 starting lineup
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