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Daytona 500 Start Time, Starting Lineups

The Daytona 500, known as "The Great American Race" blasts off Sunday for the start of the NASCAR season. Start time for the race is 1pm, with racer introductions beginning at 12:15.  Brad Paisely will perform pre-race, while the grand marshalls for the event are the stars of the next Transformers move Josh Duhamel & Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, along with director Michael Bay. They get the honor of saying the famous "Gentleman, start your engines."

Dale Earnhardt Jr has the pole and will lead the pack as the green flags drops ten years after his father died on this very track. Dale Jr was asked about his father's death a lot this week, but wasn't interested in talking

"I'm sure 110 damn percent my dad would not want me discussing this 10 years later," Earnhardt said. "He would be like, "Look, quit. You've done it. You did it.'"

That said, it should certainly be an emotional moment for him as the race gets underway. The full staring lineup is after the jump.

Row 1:
1. 88 Dale Earnhardt Jr., AMP Energy/National Guard Chevrolet
2. 24 Jeff Gordon, Drive to End Hunger Chevrolet

Row 2:
3. 22 Kurt Busch Shell/Pennzoil Dodge
4. 31 Jeff Burton Caterpillar Chevrolet

Row 3:
5. 78 Regan Smith Furniture Row Racing Chevrolet
6. 33 Clint Bowyer Cheerios/Hamburger Helper Chevrolet

Row 4:
7. 29 Kevin Harvick Budweiser Chevrolet
8. 15 * Michael Waltrip NAPA Auto Parts Toyota

Row 5:
9. 17 Matt Kenseth Crown Royal Black Ford
10. 18 Kyle Busch M&M's Toyota

Row 6:
11. 4 Kasey Kahne Red Bull Toyota
12. 92 * Brian Keselowski # K-Automotive Dodge

Row 7:
13. 42 Juan Pablo Montoya Target Chevrolet
14. 1 Jamie McMurray Bass Pro Shops/Tracker Boats Chevrolet

Row 8:
15. 43 A J Allmendinger Best Buy Ford
16. 2 Brad Keselowski Miller Lite Dodge

Row 9:
17. 5 Mark Martin GoDaddy.com Chevrolet
18. 11 Denny Hamlin FedEx Express Toyota

Row 10:
19. 27 Paul Menard Menards/Peak Chevrolet
20. 56 Martin Truex Jr. NAPA Toyota

Row 11:
21. 39 Ryan Newman U.S.Army Chevrolet
22. 99 Carl Edwards Aflac Ford

Row 12:
23. 48 Jimmie Johnson Lowe's/KOBALT Tools Chevrolet
24. 00 David Reutimann Aaron's Dream Machine Toyota

Row 13:
25. 14 Tony Stewart Office Depot/Mobil 1 Chevrolet
26. 16 Greg Biffle 3M Ford

Row 14:
27. 83 Brian Vickers Red Bull Toyota
28. 37 Robert Richardson Jr.(i) North Texas Pipe Ford

Row 15:
29. 09 * Bill Elliott Phoenix Construction Chevrolet
30. 7 Robby Gordon SPEED Energy Dodge

Row 16:
31. 47 Bobby Labonte Kroger/USO Toyota
32. 21 Trevor Bayne(i) Motorcraft/Quick Lane Ford

Row 17:
33. 46 * J J Yeley Red Line Oil Chevrolet
34. 6 David Ragan UPS Ford

Row 18:
35. 9 Marcos Ambrose Stanley Ford
36. 77 Steve Wallace(i) 5-hour Energy Toyota

Row 19:
37. 71 Andy Lally # Super Eco-Fuel Saver Chevrolet
38. 20 Joey Logano Home Depot Toyota

Row 20:
39. 34 David Gilliland Taco Bell Ford
40. 38 * Travis Kvapil(i) Long John Silver's Ford

Row 21:
41. 87 * Joe Nemechek(i) AM FM Energy Toyota
42 36 * Dave Blaney Tommy Baldwin Racing Chevrolet

Row 22:
43. 32 * Terry Labonte U.S. Chrome Ford