Daytona practice sessions eventful

Updated: February 12, 2011, 11:07 PM ET
By David Newton | ESPN.com

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Two-car breakaways with speeds pushing 204 mph, as well as a blackout on the back straightaway, ruled Friday's two practice sessions on the newly paved surface at Daytona International Speedway.

Things were anything but dull as NASCAR prepared for Saturday night's season-opening Budweiser Shootout.

Nine cars topped 200 mph, with Joey Logano and Joe Gibbs Racing teammate Kyle Busch topping the charts in a two-car breakaway with speeds of 203.087 ...

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