With the most consolidated preseason of any sport, NASCAR only has one preseason race, the Bud Shootout, and it never disappoints. The race takes place at the same track as the prestigious Daytona 500, Daytona International Speedway. With some of the closest racing you will see all year, the Shootout is any ones race.
It is the first time we get to see our favorite drivers on the track since the final race in Homestead in mid November. There have been many changes in the 2012 offseason including drivers, crew chiefs, teams and even engines. We may even get to see the first maternity driver suit, I wonder what Joey Lagano will have to say about that?
This is a preview of the 2012 NASCAR season—finally it is time to go racing!
We now take a look at 10 things we will learn watching the opening act of the NASCAR season, The 2012 Budweiser Shootout.