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Everything you need to know for the 2020 Daytona 500

The Daytona 500 goes down on Sunday, February 16th, with Ricky Stenhouse, Jr. holding the pole position. We break down the lineup, odds, how to watch on TV and via live stream, and plenty more.

A general view of fans prior to the start of the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series 61st Annual Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway on February 17, 2019 in Daytona Beach, Florida. Photo by Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images

UPDATE: 20 laps in, we have another rain delay. It sounds like this could be a lengthy delay, per reporter Jeff Gluck.

UPDATE: The race is underway at 4:22 p.m., but rain could potentially be on the way, so that is worth tracking.

UPDATE: The Daytona 500 is in a weather delay as of 4:00 p.m. ET. Rain has cleared out, and a restart is likely not too far away.

The Great American Race is back! The 2020 Daytona 500 gets underway Sunday afternoon at 2:30 p.m. on FOX and live streamed on Fox Sports Go. The 500-mile race takes place at Daytona Motor Speedway and this year marks the 62nd annual running of what has affectionally been called the Great American Race.

Ricky Stenhouse, Jr. has claimed the pole position in the race and Alex Bowman will join him on the front row of the race. The two claimed their spots last Sunday in single-car qualifying. The remaining 38 spots were determined by the Bluegreen Vacations Duels. Duel 1 determined the odd-numbered starting positions behind Stenhouse and Duel 2 determined the even-numbered starting positions behind Bowman.

When is Daytona 500 in 2020?

Date: Sunday, Feb. 16
Start time: 2:30 p.m. ET
TV channel: Fox
Live stream: Fox Sports Go
Radio: MRN

Daytona 500 odds

Kyle Busch and Denny Hamlin enter race day as co-favorites at DraftKings Sportsbook. They are both listed at +900 to win the race and +250 to finish in the top three. Joey Logano slots in right behind them at +1000. Pole-sitter Ricky Stenhouse Jr. is +2000, while fellow row-mate Alex Bowman is +2200.

Starting Lineup

2020 Daytona 500 lineup

Starting pos Driver Team
Starting pos Driver Team
1 Ricky Stenhouse Jr. JTG Daugherty Racing
2 Alex Bowman Hendrick Motorsports
3 Joey Logano Team Penske
4 William Byron Hendrick Motorsports
5 Aric Almirola Stewart-Haas Racing
6 Jimmie Johnson Hendrick Motorsports
7 Ryan Newman Roush Fenway Racing
8 Kyle Larson Chip Ganassi Racing
9 Brad Keselowski Team Penske
10 Kevin Harvick Stewart-Haas Racing
11 Bubba Wallace Richard Petty Motorsports
12 Cole Custer Stewart-Haas Racing
13 Austin Dillon Richard Childress Racing
14 Erik Jones Joe Gibbs Racing
15 Martin Truex Jr. Joe Gibbs Racing
16 Matt DiBenedetto Wood Brothers Racing
17 Christopher Bell Leavine Family Racing
18 Kurt Busch Chip Ganassi Racing
19 Chris Buescher Roush Fenway Racing
20 Ross Chastain Spire Motorsports
21 Denny Hamlin Joe Gibbs Racing
22 Tyler Reddick Richard Childress Racing
23 John Hunter Nemechek Front Row Motorsports
24 Ty Dillon Germain Racing
25 Chase Elliott Hendrick Motorsports
26 Michael McDowell Front Row Motorsports
27 Ryan Blaney Team Penske
28 Kyle Busch Joe Gibbs Racing
29 Clint Bowyer Stewart-Haas Racing
30 David Ragan Rick Ware Racing
31 Ryan Preece JTG Daugherty Racing
32 Timmy Hill* MBM Motorsports*
33 Justin Haley* Kaulig Racing*
34 Brennan Poole Premium Motorsports
35 Quin Houff StarCom Racing
36 Corey LaJoie GO FAS Racing
37 Joey Gase Petty Ware Racing
38 BJ McLeod Rick Ware Racing
39 Brendan Gaughan* Beard Motorsports*
40 Reed Sorenson* Premium Motorsports*

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