Kyle Busch races to victory in 2nd Daytona Duel

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In the second fastest race in Duel history, Kyle Busch led 19 of the 60 laps to lock in a spot on the second row for the Daytona 500.

Daytona Beach, Fla. – Kyle Busch excelled in the second Budweiser Duel at the Daytona International Speedway. His speed was the second fastest in Duel history. Leading 19 of the 60 laps, Busch narrowly beat out Kasey Kahne to score his second Duel victory.

Kahne took second with 22-year old Austin Dillon third.

Kyle Busch, Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota takes the checkered flag ahead of Kasey Kahne, Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet
Kyle Busch, Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota takes the checkered flag ahead of Kasey Kahne, Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet

Photo by: Eric Gilbert

Clint Bowyer took fourth ahead of Matt Kenseth.

Winning transfer positions for the Daytona 500 were Dave Blaney and Josh Wise.

Jeff Gordon dominated the first 39 laps before being penalized for being too fast entering pit road. Ricky Stenhouse Jr. also got caught and the two finished 12th and 14th, respectively.

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Tags bowyer, busch, chevrolet, dillon, ford, gibbs, hendrick, kahne, rcr, toyota