DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Daytona 500 qualifying is completed. But the starting order for the Great American Race is still very much up in the air.
We know the front row -- Chase Elliott is on the pole with Matt Kenseth beside him on the outside pole.
But Thursday's two Duels at Daytona International Speedway will determine places three through 38.
Sunday's qualifying session not only set the front row, but it also determined the starting lineup for the Duels.
The first 150-mile Duel starts at 7 p.m. ET this Thursday and will be led by Elliott and Dale Earnhardt Jr. in the front row. Kasey Kahne will join them in that event in the fourth row.
The second Duel is scheduled to begin at approximately 9 p.m. ET, and Jimmie Johnson will participate in that event, rolling off the grid in the second row.
Both Duels be broadcast live on FOX Sports 1.
Between qualifying and the Duels, the 36 Charter teams -- and four open teams attempting to qualify for the race -- will be assigned starting positions.
The number of Charter teams and open teams will be split evenly through both Duels.
After the highest-finishing open team in each Duel earns a starting position in the Daytona 500, the final two starting positions will be awarded to two more open teams based on qualifying.
By the end of Thursday night, we'll know the complete starting order for the Daytona 500. Then, all eyes can turn to next Sunday's race at 1 p.m. ET on FOX.