Almirola Dominates Duel 1, Cindric Locks into the Daytona 500

Florida’s sports domination continued on Thursday night as Aric Almirola from Tampa won the first Bluegreen Vacations Duel at his home track, Daytona International Speedway.

Race Preview: Bluegreen Vacations Duels

Before racing in the Daytona 500, all 44 drivers attempting to start the “great American race” must conquer the Duels, a pair of races which will finalize and set the starting order for Sunday’s big race.