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Despite changes, Bud Shootout remains important workout before Daytona 500


Most of the drivers in Saturday night’s Budweiser Shootout still don’t understand all the rules. Some may not even know they’re in the race.

The exhibition race at the Daytona International Speedway will have its 11th format change in 33 years when the green flag waves at 8:10 p.m. This year the field has been extended to the top 25 drivers from last year’s Sprint Cup Series standings, as well as former Bud Shootout and Daytona winners.

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