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Hamlin passes Earnhardt Jr. late to win second Duel.

Dale Earnhardt Jr. leads 53 laps but gets overtaken by Denny Hamlin on Lap 58 to win the second Can-Am Duel at Daytona.

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Chase Elliott captures first Duel race.

Daytona 500 pole sitter Chase Elliott leads the final 24 laps to win the first Can-Am Duel.

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Dale Jr embraces being back on the track.

Dale Earnhardt Jr. joins Marty Smith to discuss his return to racing against competition and his thoughts on Sunday's Daytona 500.

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Dale Earnhardt Jr. was a little frustrated but understood why Austin Dillon helped push Denny Hamlin in the outside lane with less than two laps to go in their Daytona 500 qualifying race Thursday. Earnhardt, who led 53 of the 60 laps, said: "I would have probably done the same thing he did. He finished fifth. He pushed that 11 [of Hamlin] in the lead. He was in second. It didn't really work out that awesome for him. … He might have won the race, you never know if a couple of things worked out for him."

Bob Pockrass, NASCAR

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Reed Sorenson was tagged by Corey LaJoie and sent into the wall as they vied for a spot Thursday night in their Daytona 500 qualifying race. LaJoie earned the transfer spot and Sorenson likely will miss the 500. Sorenson: "I just think at this level of the sport, you could just run the race like you're supposed to and not have to worry about that. I'm just disappointed somebody would do something like that." LaJoie: "Obviously wrecking Reed is not how I drew it up, and it certainly wasn't on purpose. I was just trying to fill a hole and he didn't think I should be there. … If it was my mom, I would probably spin her out to make the Daytona 500, too."

Bob Pockrass, NASCAR

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Two spots in the Daytona 500 are available in the 150-mile qualifying races today. The 36 charter teams are guaranteed spots and the Daytona 500 front row -- Chase Elliott and Dale Earnhardt Jr. -- will be on the pole for the races today. The top non-charter team in each of the two qualifying races earns a spot on the Daytona 500 grid. The final two spots go to the remaining drivers who were best in qualifying Sunday. Brendan Gaughan and Elliott Sadler can fall back on their time. Gaughan, Reed Sorenson and Corey LaJoie are the three non-charter drivers in the first duel; Sadler, D.J. Kennington and Timmy Hill are the three in the second. If Gaughan or Sadler earns the top non-charter spot in their races, Sorenson gets in on speed; if both are the best in their duels, then Sorenson and Kennington get in on speed. LaJoie and Hill must be the top non-charter drivers in their duels to make it into the Daytona 500.

Bob Pockrass, NASCAR

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