DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) -- Jeff Burton has won the second Daytona 500 qualifying race by beating teammate Clint Bowyer to the finish line.
NASCAR sensation Brad Keselowski also pushed his unheralded older brother, Brian, through the field Thursday and into a transfer spot that earned him his first spot in the Daytona 500.
Brian Keselowski, who is two years older than his brother, cried in his car. He'll make his Sprint Cup debut in NASCAR's biggest race of the season.
Kurt Busch won the first of the qualifying races, which set the field for the Daytona 500.
Bill Elliott and J.J. Yeley earned the transfer spots in the first race, while Michael Waltrip joined Brian Keselowski with spots from the second race.
After finishing 19th in Thursday's second Duel, Knoxville's Trevor Bayne, driving the #21 Wood Brothers car, will start 32nd in the 43 car grid on Sunday. Bayne turned the third fastest time during pole qualifying last Sunday at the World Center of Racing.
POS CAR DRIVER MAKE SPONSOR SPEED TIME BEHIND
***1 88 Dale Earnhardt Jr. Chevrolet Amp Energy / National Guard 186.089 48.364 Leader
2 24 Jeff Gordon Chevrolet Drive to End Hunger 185.966 48.396 -0.032
3 22 Kurt Busch Dodge Shell / Pennzoil - - -
4 31 Jeff Burton Chevrolet Caterpillar - - -
5 78 Regan Smith Chevrolet Furniture Row Companies - - -
6 33 Clint Bowyer Chevrolet Cheerios / Hamburger Helper - - -
7 29 Kevin Harvick Chevrolet Budweiser - - -
8 115 Michael Waltrip Toyota NAPA Auto Parts - - -
9 17 Matt Kenseth Ford Crown Royal Black - - -
10 18 Kyle Busch Toyota M&M's - - -
11 4 Kasey Kahne Toyota Red Bull - - -
12 192 Brian Keselowski Dodge K-Automotive Motorsports - - -
13 42 Juan Montoya Chevrolet Target - - -
14 1 Jamie McMurray Chevrolet Bass Pro Shops / Tracker - - -
15 43 A.J. Allmendinger Ford Best Buy - - -
16 2 Brad Keselowski Dodge Miller Lite - - -
17 5 Mark Martin Chevrolet GoDaddy.com - - -
18 11 Denny Hamlin Toyota FedEx Express - - -
19 27 Paul Menard Chevrolet Peak / Menards - - -
20 56 Martin Truex Jr. Toyota NAPA Auto Parts - - -
21 39 Ryan Newman Chevrolet U.S. Army - - -
22 99 Carl Edwards Ford Aflac - - -
23 48 Jimmie Johnson Chevrolet Lowe's / Kobalt Tools - - -
24 00 David Reutimann Toyota Aaron's Dream Machine - - -
25 14 Tony Stewart Chevrolet Office Depot / Mobil 1 - - -
26 16 Greg Biffle Ford 3M - - -
27 83 Brian Vickers Toyota Red Bull - - -
28 37 Robert Richardson Jr. Ford North Texas Pipe - - -
29 09 Bill Elliott Chevrolet Phoenix Construction - - -
30 7 Robby Gordon Dodge Speed Energy - - -
31 47 Bobby Labonte Toyota Kroger / USO - - -
32 21 Trevor Bayne Ford Motorcraft / Quick Lane Tire & Auto Center - - -
33 46 J.J. Yeley Chevrolet Red Line Oil - - -
34 6 David Ragan Ford UPS "We Love Logistics" - - -
35 9 Marcos Ambrose Ford Stanley - - -
36 77 Steve Wallace Toyota 5-Hour Energy - - -
37 71 Andy Lally Chevrolet Adobe Road Winery - - -
38 20 Joey Logano Toyota The Home Depot - - -
39 34 David Gilliland Ford Taco Bell - - -
40 38 Travis Kvapil Ford Long John Silver's - - -
41 87 Joe Nemechek Toyota AM FM Energy - - -
42 36 Dave Blaney Chevrolet Tommy Baldwin Racing - - -
43 32 Terry Labonte Ford U.S. Chrome - - -
Did Not Qualify
44 64 Derrike Cope Toyota Sta-Bil - - -
45 97 Kevin Conway Toyota Extenze - - -
46 60 Todd Bodine Toyota Tire Kingdom / Valvoline - - -
47 66 Michael McDowell Toyota HP Racing LLC - - -
48 13 Casey Mears Toyota GEICO
***Will drop to rear at start
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