Cup Series Recap: 2022 Bluegreen Vacations Duel 2 at DAYTONA (Daytona International Speedway)

Chris Buescher emerged victorious with an ARP of 3.5, leading 30 laps. Michael McDowell and Harrison Burton also performed well, finishing 2nd and 3rd respectively, amid the chaos of the late-race caution.

Cup Series Recap: 2022 Bluegreen Vacations Duel 2 at DAYTONA (Daytona International Speedway)

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Chris Buescher started 14th and finished 1st with an average running position (ARP) of 3.5 and a net gain rating (GR-LR) of 2.26. Buescher's win came after leading 30 laps, with a critical moment happening at the finish of the bonanza caused by the late-race caution. Joey Logano, who led 43 laps and had an ARP of 2.40, finished 9th due to the incident that fouled up his race.

Michael McDowell had an ARP of 6.24 and moved from 11th to 2nd, tallying a net gain rating of 1.30. McDowell was a frequent top contender throughout the laps despite the incident near the end. Harrison Burton, starting 5th and finishing 3rd, had an ARP of 4.52 and a net gain rating of 2.38. He maintained strong positioning yet another wild stat closing with position retention toward the end.

Kyle Busch and Christopher Bell also made notable progress. Busch's ARP was 8.78 as he moved from 9th to 4th, and Bell's ARP reached 9.22 with a finish in 5th from a 7th starting spot. Despite leading the opening exchanges, Alex Bowman’s run faltered, finishing 14th from pole position due to his 11.86 ARP and negative net gain rating. Bowman led for 10 laps but ended up losing significant positions, reflecting the race’s volatile dynamics.

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