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FEB 18, 4:13p ET | Tom Jensen
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News: Menard won a random drawing for the Sprint Unlimited pole position and will start first in Saturday night's 75-lap exhibition race at Daytona International Speedway.
Impact: The drawings took place Friday afternoon, and Menard saw his No. 27 drawn with the lucky first spot. This is the RCR driver's third appearance in the Sprint Unlimited and the second time he'll be starting from the pole. Menard's previous best finish is 12th which came in the 2009 event.