Frontstretch Folio: 2009 Bud Shootout at Daytona

Select Sprint Cup competitors head to World Center of Racing this weekend for an exhibition event at the Daytona International Speedway. The Bud Shootout will be broadcast live on Saturday, February 7, 2009, at 8:00 PM EST on FOX, with radio coverage by MRN affiliates nationwide. Competitors will make 75 laps (two segments, the first is 25 laps with a 10-minute intermission where teams can change tires, add fuel and make normal chassis adjustments, followed by a 50 lap sprint) around the 2.5 mile superspeedway in their quest for the checkered flag.

Entry List
No. 00, David Reutimann, Toyota, Aaron’s Dream Machine
No. 2, Kurt Busch, Dodge, Miller Lite
No. 6, David Ragan, Ford, UPS
No. 7, Robby Gordon, Dodge, Jim Beam
No. 07, Casey Mears, Chevrolet, Jack Daniels
No. 9, Kasey Kahne, Dodge, Budweiser
No. 11, Denny Hamlin, Toyota, FedEx Express
No. 12, David Stremme, Dodge, Penske Dodge
No. 14, Tony Stewart, Chevrolet, Old Spice/Office Depot
No. 16, Greg Biffle, Ford, 3M
No. 17, Matt Kenseth, Ford, DEWALT
No. 18, Kyle Busch, Toyota, M&M’s
No. 19, Elliott Sadler, Dodge, Stanley Tools
No. 20, Joey Logano, Toyota, Home Depot
No. 24, Jeff Gordon, Chevrolet, DuPont
No. 26, Jamie McMurray, Ford, CROWN ROYAL
No. 29, Kevin Harvick, Chevrolet, Shell / Pennzoil
No. 31, Jeff Burton, Chevrolet, Caterpillar
No. 43, Reed Sorenson, Dodge, McDonald’s
No. 44, A.J. Allmendinger, Dodge, Valvoline
No. 48, Jimmie Johnson, Chevrolet, Lowe’s
No. 55, Michael Waltrip, Toyota, NAPA
No. 82, Scott Speed, Toyota, Red Bull
No. 83, Brian Vickers, Toyota, Red Bull
No. 88, Dale Earnhardt, Jr., Chevrolet, National Guard/AMP Energy
No. 96, Bobby Labonte, Ford, ASK.COM
No. 98, Paul Menard, Ford, Menard’s
No. 99, Carl Edwards, Ford, AFLAC

Track Facts
Track/Race Length: 2.5 mile oval
Tri-oval with 31-degree banking in the turns
18-degree banking in the tri-oval and 6-degree banking on the straightaways
Date track opened: 1959
Banking in turns 1-4: 31 degrees
Banking in tri-oval: 18 degrees
Banking on backstretch: 3 degrees
Banking on the straightaway: 6 degrees
Length of frontstretch: 3,800 feet
Length of backstretch: 3,400 feet
Grandstand Seating: 168,000.
Pit Road Speed: 55 mph
Pace Car Speed: 70 mph
Pit Road Length: 1,600 feet
Pit Road Width: 50 feet
Opened: 1959

Pre-race Schedule
Thursday, February 5th, 2009 at 7:00 PM – NSCS Drawing for Budweiser Shootout
Friday, February 6th, 2009 from 4:15 through 5:00PM – NSCS Budweiser Shootout Practice
Friday, February 6th, 2009 from 6:30 through 7:30 PM – NSCS Budweiser Shootout Final Practice

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