2024 Daytona 500 odds, predictions, start time: Model gives surprising NASCAR picks, leaderboard

2024 Daytona 500 odds, predictions, start time: Model gives surprising NASCAR picks, leaderboard

The Great American Race kicks off the 2024 NASCAR Cup Series schedule on Sunday as the 2024 Daytona 500 gets underway at 2:30 p.m. ET. Daytona International Speedway hosts an event that is packed with storylines this year. Denny Hamlin is going for his fourth Daytona 500 win since 2016, but he'll have to contend with a loaded 2024 Daytona 500 starting lineup that includes drivers coming off big 2023 seasons like Ryan Blaney, Kyle Larson, William Byron, and Christopher …