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Sprint Unlimited starting grid set


The starting grid for Saturday night’s Sprint Unlimited NASCAR Sprint Cup Series exhibition race at Daytona (Fla.) International Speedway was set by a blind draw at the track Friday afternoon. Jimmie Johnson and Brad Keselowski will lead the 25-car race field to the green flag, with Johnson starting on the pole and Keselowski alongside on the front row.

Here is the complete starting grid for the Sprint Unlimited:

Row 1 — Jimmie Johnson (No. 48 Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet), Brad Keselowski (No. 2 Team Penske Ford

Row 2 — A.J. Allmendinger (No. 47 JTG-Daugherty Racing Chevrolet), Kyle Larson (No. 42 Chip Ganassi Racing Chevrolet

Row 3 — Ryan Newman (No. 31 Richard Childress Racing Chevrolet), Casey Mears (No. 13 Germain Racing Chevrolet)

Row 4 — Martin Truex Jr. (No. 78 Furniture Row Racing Toyota), Clint Bowyer (HScott Motorsports Chevrolet)

Row 5 — Kyle Busch (No. 18 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota), Austin Dillon (No. 3 Richard Childress Racing Chevrolet)

Row 6 — Ricky Stenhouse Jr. (No. 17 Roush Fenway Racing Ford), Danica Patrick (No. 10 Stewart-Haas Racing Chevrolet)

Row 7 — Matt Kenseth (No. 20 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota), Paul Menard (No. 27 Richard Childress Racing Chevrolet)

Row 8 — Denny Hamlin (No. 11 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota), Greg Biffle (No. 16 Roush Fenway Racing Ford

Row 9 — Aric Almirola (No. 43 Richard Petty Motorsports Ford), Brian Vickers (No. 14 Stewart-Haas Racing Chevrolet as fill-in for Tony Stewart)

Row 10 — Carl Edwards (No. 19 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota), Kasey Kahne (No. 5 Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet)

Row 11 — Kurt Busch (No. 41 Stewart-Haas Racing Chevrolet), Kevin Harvick (No. 4 Stewart-Haas Racing Chevrolet)

Row 12 — Dale Earnhardt Jr. (No. 88 Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet), Jamie McMurray (No. 1 Chip Ganassi Racing Chevrolet)

Row 13 — Joey Logano (No. 22 Team Penske Ford)

The Sprint Unlimited is scheduled to take the green flag shortly after 8:15 p.m. ET Saturday. The race will be shown live on FOX.

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