The pair of 150-mile races will set the order for Sunday’s Daytona 500. Elliott, who will start from the pole position in his first start in the No. 24 Chevrolet, and Kenseth are locked into the top two starting spots. There are 34 other drivers who are guaranteed entry in the Daytona 500 and will be racing Thursday to determine starting positions in the Great American Race.
The first race will begin at 7 p.m. Thursday.