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Row 4 start for Ambrose in Daytona 500

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Friday 24th February, 2012 - 9:13am

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Marcos Ambrose at Daytona

Marcos Ambrose will start the Daytona 500 in seventh after the completion of the second Gatorade Duel qualifying race.

The Tasmanian finished third in the first Gatorade Duel. Click here for that report.

In a relative tame affair, Matt Kenseth won the second Gatorade Duel which featured green flag running all the way.

Ambrose will be alongside 5-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Champion Jimmie Johnson, with Carl Edwards and Greg Biffle maintaining their front row starts from the qualifying runs earlier this week.

For the first time since 1972 the name Waltrip will not be in the race after Michael joined Kenny and Mike Wallace, plus Robert Richardson Jr, JJ Yaley and Bill Elliott as the drivers in failing to qualify for the Daytona 500 following the Gatorade Duels.

The Daytona 500 will be shown LIVE in Australia from 4:00am (Eastern Daylight Savings Time) on Monday on SPEED, and replayed on ONE HD.

STARTING LINEUP : 2012 Daytona 500

1. Carl Edwards
2. Greg Biffle
3. Tony Stewart
4. Matt Kenseth
5. Dale Earnhardt Jr.
6. Regan Smith
7. Marcos Ambrose
8. Jimmie Johnson
9. Jeff Burton
10. Elliott Sadler
11. Michael McDowell
12. Joey Logano
13. Kevin Harvick
14. Kyle Busch
15. AJ Allmendinger
16. Jeff Gordon
17. Robby Gordon
18. Ryan Newman
19. Jamie McMurray
20. Kasey Kahne
21. Ricky Stenhouse Jr.
22. Mark Martin
23. Brad Keselowski
24. Dave Blaney
25. David Ragan
26. Martin Truex Jr.
27. Aric Almirola
28. Kurt Busch
29. Danica Patrick
30. Clint Bowyer
31. Denny Hamlin
32. Bobby Labonte
33. David Gilliland
34. Joe Nemechek
35. Juan Pablo Montoya
36. Casey Mears
37. Paul Menard
38. David Reutimann
39. Landon Cassill
40. Trevor Bayne
41. David Stremme
42. Tony Raines
43. Terry Labonte

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