Found February 12, 2013 on Sicknissified:
Expect sparks to fly Saturday at Daytona, much like they did last year during the Budweiser Shootout (Now known as the Sprint Unlimited). Photo Credit: Matthew Stockman/Getty Images By: Toby Christie – Follow on Twitter @Tobalical What began in 1979 as a simple 50 mile dash for the cash between pole winners from the previous season titled the “Busch Clash” had blossomed into an event you would hardly recognize, and couldn’t even really classify as a shootout — despite the race name being the Budweiser Shootout — in 2012. Last year’s running of the exhibition event in Daytona was a 205 mile full-blown race, that wasn’t waged between pole winners from the year before. In other words the season-opening event had completely drifted away from it’s original concept, and all of a sudden the race was in the midst of an identity crisis. However in 2013 it’s time for the newly renamed Sprint Unlimited to get back to it’s roots. ENTRY LIST The criteria for the starting grid is simple: If you w...
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