(DAYTONA BEACH, FL) - Practice gets underway this afternoon for Saturday night's NASCAR Sprint Cup Coke Zero 400 at Daytona International Speedway.
Qualifying will take place on Friday afternoon. Kyle Busch is the defending race winner.
Columbus, Indiana resident Tony Stewart enters the weekend with the sprint cup points lead.
Stewart holds a 69-point lead over Jeff Gordon with three-time defending Sprint Cup Champion Jimmie Johnson 169 points back.
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