Daytona 500 lineup 2013: Starting grid, drivers and more

Jerry Markland

The complete starting lineup for the 55th Daytona 500.

The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series officially kicks off its 2013 season with the 55th edition of the Daytona 500, which will take the green flag at 1:29 p.m. ET with television coverage provided by Fox.

In qualifying for the "Great American Race," Danica Patrick became the first woman to win a pole in a Cup race and she will share the front row with Jeff Gordon. The remainder of the 43-car field was filled out by the finishing order of the twin qualifying races held Thursday, along with speeds from time trials and owner points from last season.

Here is the complete starting lineup for the 55th Daytona 500:

Row 1

1) Danica Patrick

2) Jeff Gordon

Row 2

3) Kevin Harvick

4) Kyle Busch

Row 3

5) Greg Biffle

6) Kasey Kahne

Row 4

7) Juan Pablo Montoya

8) Austin Dillon

Row 5

9) Jimmie Johnson

10) Clint Bowyer

Row 6

11) Kurt Busch

12) Matt Kenseth

Row 7

13) Tony Stewart

14) Mark Martin

Row 8

15) Brad Keselowski

16) Paul Menard

Row 9

17) Casey Mears

18) Jeff Burton

Row 10

19) Dale Earnhardt Jr.

20) Jamie McMurray

Row 11

21) Joey Logano

22) David Ragan

Row 12

23) Bobby Labonte

24) Marcos Ambrose

Row 13

25) David Gilliland

26) Aric Almirola

Row 14

27) Joe Nemechek

28) Ricky Stenhouse Jr.

Row 15

29) Michael Waltrip

30) Dave Blaney

Row 16

31) Scott Speed

32) Josh Wise

Row 17

33) Trevor Bayne

34) Ryan Newman

Row 18

35) Denny Hamlin

36) Carl Edwards

Row 19

37) Martin Truex Jr.

38) Regan Smith

Row 20

39) Travis Kvapil

40) David Reutimann

Row 21

41) Terry Labonte

42) J.J. Yeley

Row 23

43) Michael McDowell

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