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NASCAR: No change in restrictor plate

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

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- NASCAR officials will continue the have-at-it-boys theme Saturday night after opting not to change the restrictor plates for the Budweiser Shootout.

But there have been changes to limit how long drivers can maintain the two-car drafts that create speeds of more than 200 mph.

Joey Logano and Kyle Busch reached speeds in excess of 203 mph Friday night in the final practice session for the Shootout, and eight other drivers exceeded 200 mph in two-car drafts.

Typically, ...

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