Harvick misses Shootout practice with illness

NASCAR driver Kevin Harvick is sitting out Budweiser Shootout

practice because of flulike symptoms.

The 2007 Daytona 500 winner was still at home in North Carolina

when the first practice began Thursday. Richard Childress Racing

teammate Clint Bowyer took Harvick’s place in practice.

Saturday night’s Shootout is an exhibition that kicks off

Speedweeks.