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Mar 07, 2014
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2014 NSCS Kobalt 400 Starting Lineup
Timing & Scoring

Joey Logano, driver of the #22 Shell-Pennzoil Ford, stands on the grid during qualifying for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Kobalt 400 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on March 7, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada. - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
Joey Logano, driver of the #22 Shell-Pennzoil Ford, stands on the grid during qualifying for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Kobalt 400 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on March 7, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada. - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
Team Penske claims the front row for Sunday’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) Kobalt 400, as Joey Logano, with a new qualifying track record speed of 193.278 m.p.h., captures the Coors Light Pole Award Friday night at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.

Logano, who broke Kasey Kahne’s previous record of 190.456 m.p.h. – set in March of 2012, received his first series pole of the 2014 season, his eighth series career pole and his first series pole at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.

Starting second and on the outside pole with a qualifying lap speed of 193.099 m.p.h., will be Team Penske driver, Brad Keselowski, followed by Clint Bowyer (192.713 m.p.h.) starting third, series Sunoco Rookie of the Year (ROTY) contender, Austin Dillon (192.678) fourth and Jimmie Johnson (192.596) starts fifth.

Rounding out the top ten starting positions will be Ricky Stenhouse, Jr. (192.596) starting from sixth, Jamie McMurray (192.397) seventh, Aric Almirola (192.335) eighth, Brian Vickers (192.260) ninth and Ryan Newman (191.939) claiming the tenth starting position.

Failing to make the starting lineup were Blake Koch(i); Landon Cassill(i); Dave Blaney; Joe Nemechek(i) and JJ Yeley.

On Saturday, the qualified teams return for two more practice sessions beginning with an 11:30 a.m. – 12:20 p.m. (ET) session, and then their “Happy Hour” (final) practice from 2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. (ET).

The Kobalt 400 is scheduled to get underway at approximately 3:20 p,m. (ET) Sunday afternoon, and FOX will begin providing television coverage at 2:00 p.m. (ET).

2014 NSCS Kobalt 400 Starting Lineup

Pos Car Driver Team Time Speed
1 22 Joey Logano Shell Pennzoil Ford 27.939 193.278
2 2 Brad Keselowski Miller Lite Ford 27.965 193.099
3 15 Clint Bowyer 5-hour Energy Toyota 28.021 192.713
4 3 Austin Dillon # Cheerios Chevrolet 28.026 192.678
5 48 Jimmie Johnson Kobalt Tools Chevrolet 28.038 192.596
6 17 Ricky Stenhouse Jr. Zest Ford 28.038 192.596
7 1 Jamie McMurray Cessna/Bad Boy Buggies Chevrolet 28.067 192.397
8 43 Aric Almirola Farmland Ford 28.076 192.335
9 55 Brian Vickers Aaron's Dream Machine Toyota 28.087 192.26
10 31 Ryan Newman Caterpillar Chevrolet 28.134 191.939
11 99 Carl Edwards Aflac Ford 28.185 191.591
12 78 Martin Truex Jr. Furniture Row Chevrolet 28.197 191.51
13 5 Kasey Kahne Farmers Insurance Chevrolet 28.175 191.659
14 88 Dale Earnhardt Jr. Mountain Dew Kickstart Chevrolet 28.181 191.618
15 24 Jeff Gordon Axalta Chevrolet 28.181 191.618
16 4 Kevin Harvick Jimmy John's Chevrolet 28.184 191.598
17 42 Kyle Larson # Target Chevrolet 28.199 191.496
18 47 AJ Allmendinger Kingsford Charcoal Chevrolet 28.2 191.489
19 66 Jeff Burton Let's Go Places Toyota 28.208 191.435
20 18 Kyle Busch M&M's Toyota 28.216 191.381
21 27 Paul Menard Quaker State/Menards Chevrolet 28.282 190.934
22 10 Danica Patrick Aspen Dental Chevrolet 28.34 190.543
23 41 Kurt Busch Haas Automation Chevrolet 28.346 190.503
24 14 Tony Stewart Mobil 1/Bass Pro Shops Chevrolet 28.494 189.514
25 16 Greg Biffle Red Cross Ford 28.362 190.396
26 34 David Ragan Taco Bell Ford 28.437 189.893
27 11 Denny Hamlin FedEx Ground Toyota 28.456 189.767
28 26 Cole Whitt # Speed Stick GEAR Toyota 28.474 189.647
29 20 Matt Kenseth Dollar General Toyota 28.522 189.328
30 13 Casey Mears GEICO Chevrolet 28.532 189.261
31 98 Josh Wise Ambient Edge HVAC Chevrolet 28.594 188.851
32 30 Parker Kligerman # Aria Hotels/Black Clover Toyota 28.596 188.838
33 38 David Gilliland Love's Travel Stops Ford 28.619 188.686
34 21 Trevor Bayne(i) Motorcraft/Quick Lane Tire & Auto Center Ford 28.658 188.429
35 95 Michael McDowell WRL General Contractors Ford 28.682 188.271
36 23 Alex Bowman # Dr.Pepper Toyota 28.698 188.166
37 51 Justin Allgaier # Brandt Professional Agriculture Chevrolet Owner Points  
38 7 Michael Annett # Pilot/Flying J Chevrolet Owner Points  
39 83 Ryan Truex # Borla Exhaust Toyota Owner Points  
40 36 Reed Sorenson Chevrolet Owner Points  
41 33 Timmy Hill LittleJoesAutos.com Chevrolet Owner Points  
42 32 Travis Kvapil Ask More-Get More Ford Owner Points  
43 9 Marcos Ambrose DeWalt Ford Owner Points  

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

Source: Timing and Scoring Provided by NASCARMedia/NASCAR Statistics




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