Martin Truex Jr. will start from the pole Saturday night in the Budweiser Shootout at Daytona International Speedway. The 75-lap exhibition race will feature segments of 25 and 50 laps. Both green-flag laps and yellow-flag laps will count. There will be a 10-minute break between segments during which time teams may change tires, add fuel and make normal chassis adjustments.
Eligible for the race were drivers who finished in the top 25 in the 2011 standings and any race winner of a Cup points race at Daytona or the Budweiser Shootout.
All of the top 25 except for Mark Martin and Brian Vickers will race. Past Daytona 500 winners Jamie McMurray and Michael Waltrip are in the field.
Here is the starting lineup for the race:
1. Martin Truex Jr., Michael Waltrip Racing No. 56 Toyota 2. Kyle Busch, Joe Gibbs Racing No. 18 Toyota 3. Brad Keselowski, Penske Racing No. 2 Dodge 4. Jamie McMurray, Earnhardt Ganassi Racing No. 1 Chevrolet 5. David Ragan, Front Row Motorsports No. 34 Ford 6. Kurt Busch, Phoenix Racing No. 51 Chevrolet 7. Greg Biffle, Roush Fenway Racing No. 16 Ford 8. Dale Earnhardt Jr., Hendrick Motorsports No. 88 Chevrolet 9. AJ Allmendinger, Penske Racing No. 22 Dodge 10. Joey Logano, Joe Gibbs Racing No. 20 Toyota 11. Carl Edwards, Roush Fenway Racing No. 99 Ford 12. Jeff Burton, Richard Childress Racing No. 31 Chevrolet 13. Ryan Newman, Stewart-Haas Racing No. 39 Chevrolet 14. Jeff Gordon, Hendrick Motorsports No. 24 Chevrolet 15. Tony Stewart, Stewart-Haas Racing No. 14 Chevrolet 16. Denny Hamlin, Joe Gibbs Racing No. 11 Toyota 17. Clint Bowyer, Michael Waltrip Racing No. 15 Toyota 18. Jimmie Johnson, Hendrick Motorsports No. 48 Chevrolet 19. Kasey Kahne, Hendrick Motorsports No. 5 Chevrolet 20. Michael Waltrip, Michael Waltrip Racing No. 55 Toyota 21. Marcos Ambrose, Richard Petty Motorsports No. 9 Ford 22. Kevin Harvick, Richard Childress Racing No. 29 Chevrolet 23. Matt Kenseth, Roush Fenway Racing No. 17 Ford 24. Paul Menard, Richard Childress Racing No. 27 Chevrolet 25. Juan Pablo Montoya, Earnhardt Ganassi Racing No. 42 Chevrolet
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