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Jeff Gordon, driver of the #24 Drive to (Credit: Getty)

Jeff Gordon, driver of the #24 Drive to End Hunger Chevrolet, flips after an on-track incident with Kurt Busch, driver of the #51 Tag Heuer Avant-Garde Chevrolet Chevrolet, and Jimmie Johnson, driver of the #48 Lowe's Chevrolet, during the NASCAR Budweiser Shootout at Daytona International Speedway. (Feb. 18, 2012)

Budweiser Shootout at Daytona

Kyle Busch edged Tony Stewart in a thrilling finish to the first race of 2012, using a sling-shot pass Saturday night on the last lap of the exhibition Budweiser Shootout to beat the defending NASCAR champion to the checkered flag.

Jeff Gordon, right, flips over after colliding with
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Jeff Gordon, right, flips over after colliding with Kurt Busch, left, as Jimmie Johnson drives behind Busch during the NASCAR Budweiser Shootout auto race at Daytona International Speedway, Saturday, Feb. 18, 2012, in Daytona Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)

Kyle Busch (18) slides sideways as he is
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Kyle Busch (18) slides sideways as he is hit by Jeff Gordon (24) in front of a pack of cars late in the NASCAR Budweiser Shootout auto race at Daytona International Speedway, Saturday, Feb. 18, 2012, in Daytona Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/Bill Friel)

Kyle Busch holds the checkered flag as he
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Kyle Busch holds the checkered flag as he does a burnout after winning the NASCAR Budweiser Shootout auto race at Daytona International Speedway, Saturday, Feb. 18, 2012, in Daytona Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)

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DAYTONA BEACH, FL - FEBRUARY 18: Kyle Busch,
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DAYTONA BEACH, FL - FEBRUARY 18: Kyle Busch, driver of the #18 M&M's Brown Toyota, celebrates after winning the NASCAR Budweiser Shootout at Daytona International Speedway on February 18, 2012 in Daytona Beach, Florida. (Photo by Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images for NASCAR)

Jeff Gordon's car slides on its side during
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Jeff Gordon's car slides on its side during a crash in the NASCAR Budweiser Shootout auto race at Daytona International Speedway, Saturday, Feb. 18, 2012, in Daytona Beach, Fla. Jimmie Johnson (48) is next to Gordon. (AP Photo/David Graham)

Jeff Gordon, driver of the #24 Drive to
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Jeff Gordon, driver of the #24 Drive to End Hunger Chevrolet, flips after an on-track incident with Kurt Busch, driver of the #51 Tag Heuer Avant-Garde Chevrolet Chevrolet, and Jimmie Johnson, driver of the #48 Lowe's Chevrolet, during the NASCAR Budweiser Shootout at Daytona International Speedway. (Feb. 18, 2012)

Jeff Gordon rolls after a crash coming out
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Jeff Gordon rolls after a crash coming out of Turn 4 during the NASCAR Budweiser Shootout auto race at Daytona International Speedway, Saturday, Feb. 18, 2012, in Daytona Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)

DAYTONA BEACH, FL - FEBRUARY 18: Kyle Busch,
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DAYTONA BEACH, FL - FEBRUARY 18: Kyle Busch, driver of the #18 M&M's Brown Toyota, burns out after winning the NASCAR Budweiser Shootout at Daytona International Speedway on February 18, 2012 in Daytona Beach, Florida. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

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DAYTONA BEACH, FL - FEBRUARY 18: Jeff Gordon,
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DAYTONA BEACH, FL - FEBRUARY 18: Jeff Gordon, driver of the #24 Drive to End Hunger Chevrolet, leads a group of cars during the NASCAR Budweiser Shootout at Daytona International Speedway on February 18, 2012 in Daytona Beach, Florida. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images for NASCAR)

Emergency vehicles surround Jeff Gordon's upside-down car after
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Emergency vehicles surround Jeff Gordon's upside-down car after he was involved in a wreck during the NASCAR Budweiser Shootout auto race at Daytona International Speedway, Saturday, Feb. 18, 2012, in Daytona Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/David Graham)

DAYTONA BEACH, FL - FEBRUARY 18: Jimmie Johnson,
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DAYTONA BEACH, FL - FEBRUARY 18: Jimmie Johnson, driver of the #48 Lowe's Chevrolet, and Jeff Gordon, driver of the #24 Drive to End Hunger Chevrolet, race side by side during the NASCAR Budweiser Shootout at Daytona International Speedway on February 18, 2012 in Daytona Beach, Florida. (Photo by Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images for NASCAR)

DAYTONA BEACH, FL - FEBRUARY 18: Jeff Gordon,
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DAYTONA BEACH, FL - FEBRUARY 18: Jeff Gordon, driver of the #24 Drive to End Hunger Chevrolet, and Kurt Busch, driver of the #51 Tag Heuer Avant-Garde Chevrolet Chevrolet, and Kyle Busch, driver of the #18 M&M's Brown Toyota, crash in front of the pack during the NASCAR Budweiser Shootout at Daytona International Speedway on February 18, 2012 in Daytona Beach, Florida. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

DAYTONA BEACH, FL - FEBRUARY 18: Jeff Gordon,
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DAYTONA BEACH, FL - FEBRUARY 18: Jeff Gordon, driver of the #24 Drive to End Hunger Chevrolet, car in the garage after flipping during on track incident during the NASCAR Budweiser Shootout at Daytona International Speedway on February 18, 2012 in Daytona Beach, Florida. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

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Kyle Busch celebrates at the finish line after
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Kyle Busch celebrates at the finish line after winning the NASCAR Budweiser Shootout auto race at Daytona International Speedway, Saturday, Feb. 18, 2012, in Daytona Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)

Jeff Gordon's car (24) flips after he was
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Jeff Gordon's car (24) flips after he was involved in a wreck with several other cars, including Jimmie Johnson (48), as Juan Pablo Montoya, second from left, and Ryan Newman make moves to avoid them during the NASCAR Budweiser Shootout auto race at Daytona International Speedway, Saturday, Feb. 18, 2012, in Daytona Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/David Graham)

Kyle Busch (18) slides sideways to avoid a
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Kyle Busch (18) slides sideways to avoid a wreck as Jeff Gordon (24) heads to the wall before his car slid on its side and then rolled, during the NASCAR Budweiser Shootout auto race at Daytona International Speedway, Saturday, Feb. 18, 2012, in Daytona Beach, Fla. Busch won the race. (AP Photo/Bill Friel)

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