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Apr 21, 2012
Saturday
2012 NSCS STP 400 Starting Lineup
Timing & Scoring

2012 NSCS No. 22 AAA Dodge Charger R/T (driver AJ Allmendinger) - Photo Credit: Jamie Squire/Getty Images
2012 NSCS No. 22 AAA Dodge Charger R/T (driver AJ Allmendinger) - Photo Credit: Jamie Squire/Getty Images
AJ Allmendinger, with a qualifying lap speed of 175.993 mph, captured the NSCS STP 400 Coors Light Pole Award at Kansas Speedway Saturday afternoon.

This was Allmendinger’s first series pole of the 2012 season, his second series career pole and and first series pole at Kansas Speedway.

Sharing the front row with the “Dinger” in the second starting position with a qualifying lap speed of 175.747 mph, will be Kevin Harvick, followed by Joey Logano (175.724  mph) starting third, Denny Hamlin (175.667) fourth and Mark Martin (175.484) will start fifth.

Rounding out the top-ten starting positions will be Martin Truex, Jr. (175.444 mph) starting from sixth, Dale Earnhardt, Jr. (175.313) seventh, Clint Bowyer (175.302) eighth, Kasey Kahne (175.092) ninth and Sam Hornish, Jr. (175.086) will start from the tenth position.

Failing to make the starting lineup were the #79 driven by Tim Andrews, #33 driven by Jeff Green and the #74 driven by Tony Raines.

The STP 400 is scheduled to get underway on Sunday, April 22nd, at 1:20 PM (ET) with FOX beginning their pre-race coverage at 12:30 PM (ET).

2012 NSCS STP 400 Starting Lineup

Pos Car Driver Team Time Speed
1 22 AJ Allmendinger AAA Dodge 30.683 175.993
2 29 Kevin Harvick Rheem Chevrolet 30.726 175.747
3 20 Joey Logano The Home Depot Toyota 30.73 175.724
4 11 Denny Hamlin FedEx Ground Toyota 30.74 175.667
5 55 Mark Martin Aaron's Dream Machine Toyota 30.772 175.484
6 56 Martin Truex Jr. NAPA Auto Parts Toyota 30.779 175.444
7 88 Dale Earnhardt Jr. Diet Mountain Dew/National Guard Chevrolet 30.802 175.313
8 15 Clint Bowyer 5-hour Energy Toyota 30.804 175.302
9 5 Kasey Kahne Farmers Insurance Chevrolet 30.841 175.092
10 12 Sam Hornish Jr.(i) SKF Dodge 30.842 175.086
11 2 Brad Keselowski Miller Lite Dodge 30.846 175.063
12 31 Jeff Burton Caterpillar Chevrolet 30.87 174.927
13 39 Ryan Newman Haas Automation Chevrolet 30.877 174.887
14 51 Kurt Busch Phoenix Construction Services, Inc. Chevrolet 30.879 174.876
15 48 Jimmie Johnson Lowe's Chevrolet 30.892 174.803
16 10 David Reutimann Accell Construction Chevrolet 30.892 174.803
17 16 Greg Biffle 3M Novec 1230 Ford 30.909 174.706
18 17 Matt Kenseth Ford EcoBoost Ford 30.948 174.486
19 27 Paul Menard Menards/Zecol Chevrolet 30.977 174.323
20 24 Jeff Gordon Drive to End Hunger Chevrolet 30.988 174.261
21 99 Carl Edwards Aflac Ford 30.991 174.244
22 38 David Gilliland Front Row Motorsports Ford 31.004 174.171
23 14 Tony Stewart Office Depot/Mobil 1 Chevrolet 31.009 174.143
24 30 David Stremme Inception Motorsports Toyota 31.029 174.031
25 18 Kyle Busch M&M's Toyota 31.031 174.02
26 43 Aric Almirola STP Ford 31.034 174.003
27 34 David Ragan Barrett-Jackson Ford 31.044 173.947
28 9 Marcos Ambrose DeWalt Ford 31.059 173.863
29 78 Regan Smith Furniture Row/Farm American Chevrolet 31.078 173.756
30 47 Bobby Labonte Reese Towpower Toyota 31.08 173.745
31 49 JJ Yeley JPO Absorbents Toyota 31.121 173.516
32 83 Landon Cassill Burger King Real Fruit Smoothies Toyota 31.144 173.388
33 36 Dave Blaney Tommy Baldwin Racing Chevrolet 31.145 173.383
34 23 Scott Riggs North TX Pipe Chevrolet 31.169 173.249
35 93 Travis Kvapil Burger King Real Fruit Smoothies Toyota 31.174 173.221
36 1 Jamie McMurray McDonald's Chevrolet 31.181 173.182
37 98 Michael McDowell Curb Records Ford 31.186 173.155
38 26 Josh Wise # Morristown Driver's Service Ford 31.258 172.756
39 42 Juan Pablo Montoya Target Chevrolet 31.303 172.507
40 13 Casey Mears GEICO Ford 31.398 171.985
41 87 Joe Nemechek AM/FM Energy Wood & Pellet Stoves Toyota 31.464 171.625
42 32 Reed Sorenson(i) FAS Lane Racing Ford Owner Points  
43 19 Mike Bliss(i) Humphrey Smith Racing LLC Toyota 31.506 171.396

(i) Ineligible for Points in this Series
# Denotes Rookie
* Required to Qualify on Time

Source: Timing and Scoring provided by NASCARMedia




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