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Numbers Game: 2010 Budweiser Shootout at Daytona

5
Number of drivers that had to drop to the rear of the field before the start of the Budweiser Shootout. (No. 2 – Kurt Busch, No. 5 – Mark Martin, No. 11 – Denny Hamlin (all due to using backup cars with no laps on the track), No. 42 – Juan Pablo Montoya (unapproved adjustments), No. 75 – Derrike Cope (no practice)

8
Drivers who have won at least more than one Daytona 500

9
Daytona 500s have been won from the pole. Dale Jarrett was the last one to do so in 2000.

9
Number of native Floridians who have won at Daytona across NASCAR’s three national series.

13
Drivers who have an average finish of 10th or better in the Daytona 500.

14
Number of combined laps spent under caution during the five caution periods.

15
Daytona 500s that have been won from the front row.

16
Number of full-length races run at Daytona that have been won from the pole.

21
Number of laps Kevin Harvick won in route to his victory in the Budweiser Shootout.

33
Drivers who have won the Daytona 500.

52
The 52nd Daytona 500 will be run on Sunday.

108.2
Tony Stewart’s driver rating at Daytona, the best of any driver.

125
NASCAR Sprint Cup races at Daytona International Speedway: 51 have been 500 miles, 47 were 400 miles and four were 250 miles.

144.67 mph
Average speed in the Budweiser Shootout.

156
Number of drivers (active and inactive) in NASCAR’s three national series who have Florida listed as their home state.

162
Number of NASCAR Sprint Cup races run in the state of Florida.

300
Drivers who have competed in more than one Daytona 500.

510
Drivers who have competed in at least one Daytona 500.

1998
Year that lights were first installed at Daytona International Speedway.

85,000
Estimated number of fans in attendance at the Budweiser Shootout.

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