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Kevin Harvick wins 2nd race at Daytona with victory in 1st Budweiser Duel qualifying race

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    Danica Patrick, far left, leads the field at the start of the first of two 150-mile qualifying races for the NASCAR Daytona 500 auto race at Daytona International Speedway, Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013, in Daytona Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/Terry Renna)The Associated Press

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    Kevin Harvick walks by his car on pit road after qualifying for the NASCAR Daytona 500 Sprint Cup Series auto race at Daytona International Speedway, Sunday, Feb. 17, 2013, in Daytona Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)The Associated Press

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    Daytona 500 pole sitter Danica Patrick signs autographs for fans before the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Budweiser Duel 1 auto race Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013, at the Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/Terry Renna)The Associated Press

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    Danica Patrick, far left, leads the group of race cars to start the Budweiser Duel 1 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series auto race at Daytona International Speedway, Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013, in Daytona Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)The Associated Press

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    Danica Patrick, right, leads the racers past the green flag at the start of the Budweiser Duel 1 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series auto race at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Fla., Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013.(AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)The Associated Press

Kevin Harvick is now 2 for 2 at Speedweeks after winning the first Daytona 500 qualifying race.

Harvick held off Greg Biffle over a four-lap sprint Thursday to win the first 150-mile Budweiser Duel. Harvick and Biffle also went 1-2 in last Saturday night's exhibition race.

The starting field for Sunday's season-opening Daytona 500 is set by the results from the pair of 60-lap qualifiers.

Danica Patrick started on the pole for the first race and simply needed to keep her car intact to hang on to her front row starting spot in the Daytona 500. She raced a little at the start of the duel, then faded back in the field and wound up 17th out of 23 cars.

Denny Hamlin triggered a four-car accident with 7 laps remaining