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NASCAR in a flash: Sprint Unlimited

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Jimmie Johnson during a pit stop during a race Photo courtesy of tequilamike.

The Sprint Unlimited race is this Saturday, and it is the start of the racing season. The last couple of years the Sprint Unlimited was called the Budweiser Shootout. The fans decide how the race is going to be raced.  They can decide how many laps are in the three segments that add up to be 75 laps altogether. Also they can decide how many cars will be eliminated after the second segment. Also decide the pit stop that the cars will make after the first segment of the race.

First the fans will decide how many laps are in the three segments of the race. There are three choices to decide from there is a 40/20/15 laps. Then there is a 35/30/10 laps. Also there is a 30/25/20 laps. They can vote at nascar.com to vote on the laps in the segment.

Second the fans will decide how many tires they will be able to put on the car after the first segment. There are three choices in the vote also. There is a choice with no pit stop. One with the two tire stop. One also with a four tire stop. They can also vote for it at nascar.com.

Finally they can vote for how many cars will be eliminated after the second segment. In this pole there are four choices. The first one is no cars eliminated. The second one is that two cars are eliminated. The third choice is that four cars are eliminated. Then there is a fourth vote for six cars that are eliminated. They can be voted on at nascar.com also. The race is saturday on FOX at eight p.m.

Jimmie Johnson during a pit stop during a race
Photo courtesy of tequilamike.
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