Reed Sorenson1986-02-05 (age 33)
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The starting lineup for the 58th running of the Daytona 500 is set after the Can-Am Duels at Daytona on Thursday night.
With the charter system locking 36 teams into the race and a reduced field size of 40 cars, that means there are just four spots up for grabs in the 58th running of the Daytona 500.
Reed Sorenson has started six previous Daytona 500s with a best result of fifth, coming in 2008.
With the recent departure of Gaughan and Wise, Premium Motorsports needed a new pair of driver's for this weekend's race.
Kurt Busch has returned to NASCAR with a revitalized desire to perform.
Jeff Gordon earns his 79th career pole at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
Sprint Cup qualifying was delayed, but never started for some such as former champions Jeff Gordon, Matt Kenseth, Tony Stewart and Jimmie Johnson.
With wounded cars and the backups for their backups, drivers made it work and raced their way into the Daytona 500.
Jeff Gordon's time of 44.711 seconds (201.293 mph) was .035 seconds better than that of Hendrick Motorsports teammate Jimmie Johnson.
This is Gordon's final full-time season in NASCAR, but he's not finished yet.
Bowyer, Sorenson, Labonte, and Yeley scrap cars in the process.
Sorenson will revive Golden Corral sponsorship on the No. 44 Chevy.