The eligibility requirements have been announced for the NASCAR Cup Series 2021 Busch Clash at the Daytona International Speedway road course.
NASCAR changed the format to set the starting lineup for most races in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Busch Clash at DAYTONA, which had Busch Pole Awards winners in previous years, will have different criteria for next season’s event. These criteria are:
-2020 Busch Pole Award winners
-Past Busch Clash Winners who ran full time in 2020
-Daytona 500 winners who ran full time in 2020
-Former Daytona 500 pole winners who ran full time in 2020
-2020 Cup Playoff drivers
-2020 Cup race winners
-2020 Cup Stage winners
These 24 drivers are eligible for the Busch Clash:
-Ricky Stenhouse Jr.
-Martin Truex Jr.
The Busch Clash at DAYTONA is set to run on Feb. 9 at night.