AUTOSPORT's Daytona 500 grid guide

AUTOSPORT's Daytona 500 grid guide

Qualifying's done, Bud Shoot-out's won and the Gatorade Duels are settled, all that's left is to play for now is the biggest prize in NASCAR racing - the Daytona 500. Andrew van de Burgt is out at the famous tri-oval and takes you through the runners and riders

The 2012 NASCAR Sprint Cup roars into life on Sunday afternoon as 43 drivers go for the one of the biggest prizes in racing - the Daytona 500. AUTOSPORT brings you our expert spotter's guide to the full grid.

Last year's Chase runner-up Carl Edwards took pole position as the Ford's once again showed their strength on the 2.5-mile tri-oval, and starts alongside Roush team-mate Greg Biffle. But two wild Gatorade duels determined the rest of the line-up, and as you will see there are some big names all the way through the field...

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