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Budweiser Shootout – Race results

Kurt Busch won NASCAR's first event of the season, the annual invitation-only Budwesier Shootout at the Daytona International Speedway
In an event dominated by two-car drafting on the newly resurfaced Daytona International Speedway circuit, Kurt Busch came in second behind Denny Hamlin but was promoted to the win after Denny Hamlin was penalised for dropping down below the yellow out-of-bounds line on the final turns in his attempt to pass Ryan Newman.

Full report available in the race reports section.

Starting line-up

1. Dale Earnhardt Jr.
2. Tony Stewart
3. Carl Edwards
4. Denny Hamlin
5. Kasey Kahne
6. Bobby Labonte
7. Clint Bowyer
8. Ryan Newman
9. Derrike Cope
10. Michael Waltrip
11. Greg Biffle
12. Jeff Gordon
13. Juan Montoya
14. Jamie McMurray
15. Jeff Burton
16. Kevin Conway
17. Kurt Busch
18. Kevin Harvick
19. Matt Kenseth
20. Mark Martin
21. Kyle Busch
22. Joey Logano
23. Jimmie Johnson
24. Regan Smith

Starting line-up for the Budweiser Shootout is determined by the drawing of lots.

Shootout results

1. Kurt Busch 75 laps
2. Jamie McMurray 75 laps
3. Ryan Newman 75 laps
4. Jimmie Johnson 75 laps
5. Greg Biffle 75 laps
6. Jeff Gordon 75 laps
7. Kevin Harvick 75 laps
8. Jeff Burton 75 laps
9. Clint Bowyer 75 laps
10. Bobby Labonte 75 laps
11. Tony Stewart 75 laps
12. Denny Hamlin 75 laps *
13. Matt Kenseth 74 laps
14. Derrike Cope 73 laps
15. Michael Waltrip 47 laps Accident
16. Kyle Busch 41 laps Accident
17. Mark Martin 36 laps Accident
18. Joey Logano 27 laps Accident
19. Dale Earnhardt Jr. 27 laps Accident
20. Juan Montoya 27 laps Accident
21. Carl Edwards 27 laps Accident
22. Regan Smith 27 laps Accident
23. Kevin Conway 26 laps Accident
24. Kasey Kahne 7 laps Engine

* Denny Hamlin was penalised for passing below the yellow out-of-bounds line and classified at the back of the lead lap.



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