No driver has won all three in the same year, though many drivers have won two of the three.
There have been four Nascar drivers who have won both the Bud Shootout and the Daytona 500 in one year.Bobby Allison - 1982Bill Elliott - 1987Dale Jarrett - 1996, 2000Jeff Gordon - 1997
The drivers usually drink whatever is handed to them, usually a sponsored beverage. Nascar drivers will drink Coke, Pepsi, Gatorade, Powerade, Budweiser, Miller Lite and of course champagne.
There are 43 drivers in the Daytona 500.
Tony and Kurt haven't been getting along at all, and at the 2008 Daytona 500 practice right before the Budweiser Shootout, an incident on the track, while racing occurred and Kurt hit Tony's car when they came on to pit lane. They are both getting punished for it.
They are just exhibition races. The drivers make bonus money and have fun without the pressure of points racing. There are 3 non point races during the season, the Budweiser Shootout in February, the All-Star race in May and the Sprint Showdown, which is just hours before the All-Star race, the winner and runner up qualify for the All-Star race. The only other important non point races are the Gatorade Duels. Those 2 February races determine the qualifying positions for the Daytona 500.
In the 2010 Daytona 500, a total of 43 drivers started the race. There were 33 drivers still running at the end.
There were 29 drivers still running at the end of the 2002 Daytona 500.
There were 30 drivers still running at the end of the 2011 Daytona 500.
Click on the link below to see the drivers winnings for the 2011 Daytona 500.
There have been 21 drivers to race in both the Indy 500 and Daytona 500.
All 43 drivers are paid for their finishes in the Daytona 500.
There were 43 drivers competing in the 2012 Daytona 500, just like every other Nascar Sprint Cup Series race.