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Now that the Gatorade Duels have been completed, the starting lineup for the 2011 Daytona 500 is finally set.

Though Dale Earnhardt Jr. is technically the pole-sitter, he will drop to the back during the Daytona 500 pace laps because he wrecked his car in practice. Jeff Gordon sustained damage in his Duel race, but won’t require a backup and will start second for the 500.

Kurt Busch, who won the first Gatorade Duel, will technically be the third starter but will move up to No. 1 when Earnhardt Jr. drops to the back. Duel No. 2 winner Jeff Burton will start fourth.

Regan Smith, Clint Bowyer, Kevin Harvick, Michael Waltrip, Matt Kenseth and Kyle Busch round out the top 10.

Here is the complete starting lineup for the 2011 Daytona 500:

1. Dale Earnhardt Jr.
2. Jeff Gordon
3. Kurt Busch
4. Jeff Burton
5. Regan Smith
6. Clint Bowyer
7. Kevin Harvick
8. Michael Waltrip
9. Matt Kenseth
10. Kyle Busch
11. Kasey Kahne
12. Brian Keselowski
13. Juan Pablo Montoya
14. Jamie McMurray
15. AJ Allmendinger
16. Brad Keselowski
17. Mark Martin
18. Denny Hamlin
19. Paul Menard
20. Martin Truex Jr.
21. Ryan Newman
22. Carl Edwards
23. Jimmie Johnson
24. David Reutimann
25. Tony Stewart
26. Greg Biffle
27. Brian Vickers
28. Robert Richardson Jr.
29. Bill Elliott
30. Robby Gordon
31. Bobby Labonte
32. Trevor Bayne
33. JJ Yeley
34. David Ragan
35. Marcos Ambrose
36. Steve Wallace
37. Andy Lally
38. Joey Logano
39. David Gilliland
40. Travis Kvapil
41. Joe Nemechek
42. Dave Blaney
43. Terry Labonte



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