Staff picks for tonight’s Cup race at Daytona

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Here’s a look at who the NBC Sports staff is picking to win tonight’s Cup race at Daytona International Speedway (7 p.m. ET on NBC).

Nate Ryan

Chase Elliott. Was among the fastest in Speedweeks before crashing in the Daytona 500. Redemption arrives tonight.

Dustin Long

Chase Elliott scores his first career Cup win and the 250th for Hendrick Motorsports.

Daniel McFadin

Ryan Blaney dominated the Daytona 500 before a late crash. He completes what he started in February and earns his second Cup win.

Dan Beaver

Joey Logano has been the most consistently strong driver on plate tracks in recent years with eight results of sixth or better in the last 11 races.