Found February 24, 2013 on Tireball.com:

getty images Sunday at Daytona International Speedway. A field of 43 cars will look to claim the victory in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season opener. The race is 200 laps, 500 miles around Daytona’s 2.5 mile track.

 

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