Active Monster Energy NASCAR Cup drivers with most Duel wins Joe Menzer Feb 24, 2017 at 11:37a ET The 2017 Can-Am Duel at Daytona qualifying races are in the books. These races that help set the starting grid for the Daytona 500 have been called by many other names through the years. Check out the active Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series drivers who have won the most of these events, no matter what the name of the races. Jasen Vinlove Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports Chase Elliott, 1 Chase Elliott, the second-year driver of the No. 24 Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet, scored his first qualifying win in the first Can-Am Duel at Daytona on Thursday night. Copyright The Associated Press. All rights reserved. AP Kasey Kahne, 1 Kahne's only victory came in 2010 when it was the Gatorade Duel and he drove the No. 9 Ford for Richard Petty Motorsports. ©, David J. Griffin, USA ©2010, David J. Griffin, USA Kurt Busch, 1 Kurt Busch won a Gatorade Duel in 2011 while still driving a Dodge for car owner Roger Penske. © LAT South LAT Photo USA LAT South Kevin Harvick, 1 Kevin Harvick's No. 29 Budweiser-sponsored Richard Childress Racing Chevrolet team lifted a toast in Victory Lane after winning a Budwesier Duel in 2013. Nigel Kinrade/LAT Photo USA Nigel Kinrade Michael Waltrip, 2 Waltrip, the FOX Sports NASCAR television analyst who is set to run his final Daytona 500, won qualifying races in both 2002 and 2005. Robt.LeSieur Elliott Sadler, 2 Elliott Sadler, now a full-time XFINITY Series driver who has a one-off deal to drive in the Daytona 500 for Tommy Baldwin Racing, won qualifying races in both 2004 and 2006. © Copyright Robert LeSieur No commercial use without written consent, RobtLeSieur@aol.com tel.USA 843 672 9777 cell.704 534 copyright ©Robt.LeSieur2006 Denny Hamlin, 3 Hamlin, the defending Daytona 500 champion, added a third qualifying win to his credit on Thursday when he won his Can-Am Duel at Daytona. He also scored qualifying wins in 2008 (above) and in 2014, all while driving his No. 11 FedEx car for Joe Gibbs Racing. © DAVID M. VAUGHN DAVID M. VAUGHN Matt Kenseth, 2 Kenseth won a Budweiser Duel in 2012 in his final year driving a Ford for Roush Fenway Racing, and again in 2014 while driving the No. 20 Toyota for Joe Gibbs Racing. © Nigel Kinrade/LAT Photo USA Nigel Kinrade Jimmie Johnson, 2 Seven-time NASCAR Cup Series champion Johnson won Daytona qualifying races in 2010 and 2015. ©, Michael L. Levitt ©2015, Michael L. Levitt Kyle Busch, 3 Kyle Busch, with wife Samantha after going to Victory Lane in 2016, also won qualifying races in 2009 and 2013. Jasen Vinlove Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports Dale Earnhardt Jr., 5 Like father, like son. No, he doesn't have a record 12 wins in Daytona qualifying races, as his dad does, but Junior is no slouch -- having five of them overall, including in 2003, 2004, 2008, 2015 and 2016. Peter Casey Peter Casey-USA TODAY Sports FOX Fantasy Auto Form a Racing Team, Compete for Prizes Play Now!