SI.com paneled some actors and sports figures for their picks for the Coke Zero 400. Here, Helio Castroneves gives us his winner....<br><br>"My pick is Kurt Busch. I have to stick with our Penske Racing guys and Kurt is having a great season. He is due at Daytona and finished second last year in the Daytona 500. It's his time."
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"I am going with Kyle Busch. He wears M&Ms on the sleeves of his jump suit. He'll melt in your mouth, not in your hand."
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"I've got to with Carl Edwards. Not just because he's a vitaminwater guy too- but because he's really aggressive out there and I'd like to see one of his backflips at the end of the race."
4 of 27Jared C. Tilton/ASP Inc./Icon SMI
"I'd like to go with Juan Pablo Montoya because he's surging a little bit and coming on strong. He is very gritty and doesn't mind pushing and shoving but I really have to pick Brian Vickers because he meditates. He does the meditation practice as do I so I'm going with Brian Vickers."
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"Twisted Sister picks Dale Ernhardt Jr. Why? Because he's a metal head and loves Twisted Sister!"
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"I pick Carl Edwards because I enjoy cheering my friend on! Plus he's an awesome driver! We did a reality show together for the Speed channel and became good friends."
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"I'm going to go with Dale Jr. His team will be working hard as they always do but it really depends on what kind of action happens on the track. Junior definitely has the moves to make it happen!"
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"I'll be stepping away from the barbeque to watch Kasey Kahne get his first win of the season, and work his way in to the top ten."
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Captain Phil Harris
"I think Tony Stewart is gonna take the Pepsi 400. He's on a roll, he's got his own team and more importantly, he's got something to prove especially to Joe Gibbs. Tony has come back in a big way, he's racing well and ahead in points. Just watch, he'll pull it off."
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"Tony Stewart. He always seems to have an ace up his sleeve."
11 of 27Jeff Lewis/Icon SMI
"Tony Stewart. He's thriving as an owner/driver. He answers to himself now and he's smokin'."
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"I would pick Carl Edwards. He only has one win in the Nationwide Tour and none in Sprint Cup and he's DUE. Get that duck in gear and let's get a win Carl!"
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James "Buster" Douglas
"I would pick Tony Stewart. While Johnson, Busch and Gordon look good, I have to give the edge to Stewart."
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"Jimmie Johnson, and here's why: His wife Chandra is an old friend, and I figure if I pull hard enough for him, I'll get invited to a race and watch it with all the NASCAR wives. Are you listening, Chandra? Go Jimmie!"
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"Kyle Busch. I never bet against Joe Gibbs Racing unless the Skins are playing my Steelers."
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Bubba the Love Sponge
"I have to pick Ton Stewart to win the NASCAR Coke Zero 400 on July 4th. Tony, the current points leader, knows how to win at this track. Outside of the February 500 mile race, he has won more at this track than most of the current drivers - from all his dual winnings to his Busch nationwide races. Plus, if he wins the championship, he's promised the biggest Las Vegas blowout party ever. Vegas, baby!"
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Kellen Winslow, Jr.
"Jeff Gordon because it's a fast track and its his type of race. I'm rooting for him too because he's my favorite driver."
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"I like Dale Jr. because he is a real driver and deserves to win. They just don't make them like that anymore!"
19 of 27Stephen Shugerman/Getty Images
"Kasey Kahne. He finally got his first Sprint Cup win last week and he is driving better than ever."
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"Tony Stewart. His team has been running great all year long. He enters Daytona first in points. He obviously has a lot of momentum, but teammate Ryan Newman, who has won there before, will give him a hard time."
21 of 27Bob Levey/Icon SMI
"Joey Logano. I like the fact that he is so young and that he is kicking some serious a--. He really made a name for himself last week."
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"My pick is Mark Martin. I'm really standing behind Mark this year because people counted him out at the begining of the year due to his age. It relates to the gender sterotype we face sometimes. He has proved the age theory wrong and is doing an awesome job by winning races and running up front. He is also a Florida resident and is representing my home town!"
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"Jimmie Johnson. He is a California guy from San Diego and that says it all right there! Ha. He has been killing it for years and he is the reigning three-time NASCAR Sprint Cup champion, so I really believe that he is going to win this one!"
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"Jeff Gordon. He is a class act and is fiercely competitive."
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"Carl Edwards. He is a beast of a driver and he has a knack for knowing when to make his move."
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"Dale Jr. has always been the man to watch, since I started following the sport I picked him out of the pack as my favorite driver, for two reasons; his family background and his demeanor of representing NASCAR. Bring it home Dale!"
27 of 27AP
"Kenny Wallace. He's from Missouri, enough said."
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