Qualifying for the first two Daytona 500 Live Stream spots in the Daytona 500 is set for Sunday afternoon from Daytona International Speedway. The Fox telecast of Sunday’s qualifying round at Daytona will be available to stream online at Fox Sports Go, beginning at 3 p.m. ET.
The top two qualifying times on Sunday earn the top two spots at the start of the Daytona 500, with the bulk of the remainder of the field determined by Thursday’s Can-Am Duel races.The race itself is a week away, also set for Fox, on Feb. 26.Joey Logano was the 2015 Daytona 500 champion, and on Saturday, he had the fastest time in practice.
“In all honesty, I’ve never been that fast in qualifying here in Daytona in my whole career,” Logano told the Associated Press. “I feel like I’ve never had a shot at it, but now I feel like I’m closer than ever. I feel like I’m kind of in new territory, plus I think some of these other guys sandbag a lot, so tomorrow will be the telltale sign.
The Advance Auto Parts Clash didn’t go off as planned Saturday night, but it will run Sunday morning. Then the Daytona 500 Live attention of the NASCAR world will shift to the first qualifying session of the 2017 season, one that just so happens to be for stock car racing’s biggest spectacle: the Daytona 500. This event continues what will be a busy week of racing.
This year Daytona 500 qualifying will use the old qualifying format. This means that only one car will be on the track at once and have two timed laps. For a race like Daytona 500, NASCAR’s decision to use the old format vs. the new format makes sense.
No one will get knocked out by another car due to an action during qualifying. Sunday’s qualifying session only determines the front row for the Daytona 500. The rest of the starting grid for the Daytona 500 will be determined the Can-Am Duel on Thursday night.
Last year, Denny Hamlin won the Daytona 500 pole, but don’t expect him to repeat as the pole winner. The last time a NASCAR driver won the Great American Race pole in back-to-back years was Sterling Marlin in 1993 and 1994. Richard Petty and Cale Yarborough are the only other two drivers to earn the pole in consecutive years.
How To Watch Daytona 500 Live Stream?
Sunday’s qualifying session will take place on Feb. 18 at 3:10 p.m. ET. Racing fans can watch the action on Fox or stream it via Fox Sports Go which requires cable authentication. This is the first of 18 qualifying sessions that FOX broadcasts during the 2017 season.
Looking to watch a live stream of Daytona 500 qualifying on Sunday afternoon? There are a couple of different ways to watch, even if you don’t have a cable subscription.Qualifying for the Great American Rae is scheduled to start Sunday at 3:10 p.m. ET and will be broadcast on Fox. If you can’t get to a TV, here’s a complete rundown of your live stream options.
Recently known as the Sprint Unlimited and Bud Shootout, Saturday night’s “Advance Auto Parts Clash at Daytona” unofficially kicks off the 2017 NASCAR season before next weekend’s Daytona 500. The new Clash pays homage to the event originally known as the Busch Clash, an exciting non-points sprint race featuring an All-Star list of drivers.
Unlike previous years, the starting field for the 2017 Clash at Daytona will not be a predetermined number of cars. Instead, the field is limited to drivers who Daytona 500 Live Stream meet more exclusive criteria; Drivers who were 2016 pole winners, former Clash race winners, former Daytona 500 pole winners who competed full-time in 2016 and drivers who qualified for the 2016 Chase are eligible. [Source]