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Military cuts could limit flyovers

Updated: February 22, 2013, 5:16 PM ET
By David Newton | ESPN.com

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- The military flyover for Sunday's Daytona 500 may be a rarity at NASCAR events -- and sporting events in general -- moving forward.

Military spending cuts of 30 percent have forced the Air Force to trim flying hours by 18 percent. That will come from air shows, including the Thunderbirds aerobatic flying team that will perform prior to the "Great American Race."

Daytona International Speedway did not have its traditional flyover for the Rolex 24, Thursday's ...

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