Daytona notes

1st Wed Practice: for the Daytona 500 Sprint Cup Series race at Daytona International Speedway is over, the top five, slowest and notes
#18-Busch 200.254
#16-Biffle 200.249
#88-Earnhardt Jr. (wrecked) 199.526
#48-Johnson 199.517
#42-Montoya 199.411
slowest: #92-Keselowski 179.619 and #97-Conway 185.433
#88-Earnhardt Jr. and #56-Truex Jr. wrecked early in the session, not will have to go to backup cars for the Gatroeade Duel, with the #88 having to go to the rear in both the Duel and Daytona 500. The #56 will only have to go to the rear in the Gatorade Duel as he was not locked in to the 500. Earnhardt Jr. won the pole for the Daytona 500 and he was locked in for a starting position.
The 10:30am//et and 1:30pm/et NASCAR Sprint Cup practices scheduled for Wednesday, Feb 16th were pushed back a few hours by rain at Daytona International Speedway. The cars finally hit the track just before 3:00pm/et.(2-16-2011)

Earnhardt Jr. wrecks in practice, goes to backup car: during the rain delayed 1st practice on Wednesday, #48-Johnson and #88-Earnhardt Jr. were drafting in a two car pack, just behind them was another 2 car pack, #56-Truex Jr and #83-Vickers. #48-Johnson lifted as he came up on a slower pack of cars, Earnhardt got into Johnson, who got loose but recovered, Truex had no place to go and got into Earnhardt, sending both the #88 and #56 sliding thru the grass with the #88 hitting the inside SAFER wall, bouncing off and back into Truex. So both are going to backup cars. Since Earnhardt Jr.'s starting spot was locked in, he will have to go to the rear of the field before the start of Gatorade Duel 1 and the Daytona 500. Truex Jr. will start at the rear of the Gatorade Duel but starting where he qualifies with his Gatorade Duel result. Whichever driver starts 3rd in the Daytona 500 [to be determined in the Gatorade Duels] will start first in the Daytona 500.(2-16-201
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