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Daytona 500: 10 Unexpected Drivers Who Could Surprise at Daytona

Daytona is the one track on NASCAR’s schedule where fans can expect a driver who is not affiliated with one of the top teams to do well. There are many reasons why unexpected drivers compete in the Daytona 500. First of all, there are more cars entered into the Daytona 500 than any other race. There are 43 cars entered for the Daytona 500 on Sunday. The top 35 in owner’s points from last season are locked into the race. There are two drivers with Past Champions Provisionals who are not in the top 35 but are locked into the race (Terry Labonte and Bill Elliott). Since 43 cars will race in the Daytona 500, six drivers will make the race from a fairly unknown organization. Second, each team that shows up for the Daytona 500 puts mo...

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