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Earnhardt on Shootout pole

Posted on: February 11, 2011 9:53 pm

Posted By Pete Pistone

Starting line-up for Saturday night's Budweiser Shootout. Drivers drew random numbers to determine starting positions:


#88-Earnhardt Jr., Chevy, chose 14th, starts 1st/POLE

#14-Stewart, Chevy, chose 7th, starts 2nd

#99-Edwards, Ford, chose 4th, starts 3rd

#11-Hamlin, Toyota, chose 2nd, starts 4th

#4-Kahne, Ford, chose 21st, starts 5th

#47-Labonte, Toyota, chose 13th, starts 6th

#33-Bowyer, Chevy, chose 12th, starts 7th

#39-Newman, Chevy, chose 18th, starts 8th

#64-Cope, Toyota, chose 17th, starts 9th

#15-Waltrip, Toyota, chose 16th, starts 10th

#16-Biffle, Ford, chose 6th, starts 11th

#24-Gordon, Chevy, chose 10th, starts 12th

#42-Juan Pablo Montoya, Chevy, chose 22nd, starts 13th

#1-McMurray, Chevy, chose 19th, starts 14th

#31-Burton, Chevy, chose 11th, starts 15th

#97-Conway, Toyota, chose 20th, starts 16th

#22-Busch, Dodge, chose 9th, starts 17th

#29-Harvick, Chevy, chose 3rd, starts 18th

#17-Kenseth, Ford, chose 5th, starts 19th

#5-Martin, Chevy, chose 15th, starts 20th

#18-Busch, Toyota, chose 8th, starts 21st

#20-Logano, Toyota, chose 23rd, starts 22nd
(since Logano is not 21 years old, crew chief Greg Zippidelli chose the bottle)

#48-Johnson, Chevy, chose 1st, starts 23rd

#78-Smith, Chevy, chose 24th, starts 24th/last


Since: Jul 8, 2009
Posted on: February 12, 2011 7:22 am

Earnhardt on Shootout pole

Spring is here.  Cars at Daytona means warmer weather (eventually).  Very excited for Dale Jr. to be on the pole - the guy deserves a good year and I hope he has one.  Excited to see how Kasey Kahne does in the #4 car.  Can Jimmy be dethroned?  Kudos to NASCAR for tinkering with the points system. So many questions and that's why they race.  

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