The 2020 NASCAR Cup Collection season is underway with the largest inventory automobile race of the yr after a brutal delay. The Daytona 500 was lower than one tempo lap away from taking the inexperienced flag earlier than rain drops started falling at Daytona Worldwide Speedway. What was alleged to be a inexperienced flag time of three:05 p.m. ET got here after 4:15.
Ricky StenhouseJr. and Alex Bowman earned their locations on the entrance row for the beginning of the 2020 Daytona 500 with their pole qualifying speeds, and the remainder of the 40-car area was set by the outcomes of Thursday evening’s Duels.
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Final yr, Denny Hamlin received the Daytona 500. The yr earlier than that, Austin Dillon took the crown.
Sporting Information is monitoring live lap-by-lap updates and highlights from the Daytona 500. Comply with alongside beneath for full race outcomes.
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Daytona 500 live updates, highlights from 2020 race
(All occasions ET)
4:36 p.m. Crimson.
The observe is soaked, and soaked greater than the primary time.
4:36 p.m. Warning flag now out.
Warning is out for rain, which Ricky Stenhouse Jr. had simply moments in the past reported was off Flip 2. Solely 20 laps within the books | #Daytona500
Kelly Crandall (@KellyCrandall) February 16, 2020
4:34 p.m. Rain is coming down once more, however they’re nonetheless racing for now.
4:32 p.m. Stenhouse has the higher hand within the early going, main by 15 laps.
4:26 p.m. We have settled into single-file racing in a rush right here.
Most everyone seems to be single file up high
One Chevy forward of a bunch of Fords
Then Byron in a Chevy
Matt Weaver (@MattWeaverAW) February 16, 2020
4:19 p.m. GREEN FLAG. FINALLY.
4:15 p.m. Progress.
Four p.m. We’re nonetheless in a delay! Drivers are getting antsy.
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What time does the Daytona 500 begin?
- Begin time: 2:30 p.m. ET
- Inexperienced flag time: Every time the rain stops
- TV channel: Fox (TSN in Canada)
- Live stream: Fox Sports Go
The beginning time of two:30 p.m. ET for the Daytona 500 is basically the beginning time for prerace ceremonies, which embody the invocation, the nationwide anthem, the command to begin engines and the tempo laps. Which implies the Daytona 500 wasn’t supposed toactually get underway till roughly 3:05 p.m. ET, when the inexperienced flag was scheduled to wave. Rainpushed again inexperienced flag time by not less than an hour.
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Daytona 500 lineup
Sunday’s pole qualifying set the entrance row for the Daytona 500, with Ricky Stenhouse Jr. incomes the pole and Alex Bowman recording the second-fastest lap. Thursday evening’s Duels set the remainder of the sector for the Daytona 500 the outcomes of Duel 1 determinedthe inside row, and the outcomes of Duel 2 set the surface row.
Beneath is the entire beginning lineup for the 2020 Daytona 500.
|1.||Ricky Stenhouse Jr.|
|15.||Martin Truex Jr.|
|23.||John Hunter Nemechek|