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Bud Shootout 2011: Dale Earnhardt Jr. Grabs Pole

Dale Earnhardt Jr. drew the pole position for the Bud Shootout NASCAR Sprint Cup invitational event set for Saturday night. “I had several bottles to choose from still so it really was just the luck of the draw,” Earnhardt said after Friday night's event to determine starting positions. The 75 lap exhibition will feature a 25 lap run followed by an intermission before the 50 lap dash to the finish. On Friday, speeds skyrocketed in advance of the event, with the combination of cool temperatures, the new track surface and the two car lockups enhancing speed. Joey Logano posted the fastest speed of either practice session touring Daytona International Speedway at 203.087 mph in his Home Depot Toyota. With the high speeds and the pr...

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