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Martin Truex Jr. draws Shootout pole position

Posted on: February 17, 2012 9:56 pm
Edited on: February 17, 2012 9:57 pm
By Pete Pistone

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - Michael Waltrip Racing's Martin Truex Jr. will lead the field to green in Saturday night's running of the Budweiser Shootout.

Truex drew the number one position in the blind draw held by the 25 drivers who will compete in the annual exhibition race at Daytona International Speedway.

Kyle Busch will start outside the front row in the 75-lap event that includes an opening 25-lap segment and a 50-lap finish.


1- Martin Truex Jr.
  2- Kyle Busch
  3- Brad Keselowski
  4- Jamie McMurray
  5- David Ragan
  6- Kurt Busch
  7- Greg Biffle
  8- Dale Earnhardt Jr.
  9- A J Allmendinger
  10- Joey Logano
  11- Carl Edwards
  12- Jeff Burton
  13- Ryan Newman
  14- Jeff Gordon
  15- Tony Stewart
  16- Denny Hamlin
  17- Clint Bowyer
  18- Jimmie Johnson
  19- Kasey Kahne
  20- Michael Waltrip
  21- Marcos Ambrose
  22- Kevin Harvick
  23- Matt Kenseth 
  24- Paul Menard
  25- Juan Pablo Montoya

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