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Edwards takes Phoenix pole

Posted on: February 26, 2011 5:19 pm
Edited on: February 26, 2011 5:21 pm
Posted By Pete Pistone

Carl Edwards continued his hot hand at Phoenix International Raceway on Sunday.

Edwards followed up his his win from the pole last November with a record setting qualifying run to take the top spot for Sunday's Subway Fresh Fit 500. Edwards turned a lap of 132.279 mph to earn the number one starting position in Sunday's second race of the season.

Saturday was the first time the Sprint Cup Series qualified under NASCAR's new procedure of setting the order of time trials by practice speeds. Edwards went out 32nd in the session.

Last week's Daytona Cinderella story Brian Keselowski, who raced his way into the 500 through his qualifying race, was the only driver not to qualify for Sunday's race.

Subway Fresh Fit 500 Starting Line-up

Row One
Carl Edwards
Kurt Busch

Row Two
Kasey Kahne
Kyle Busch

Row Three
Regan Smith 
Joey Logano

Row Four
Martin Truex Jr.
Jamie McMurray

Row Five
Brad Keselowski
Greg Biffle

Row Six
David Ragan
Denny Hamlin

Row Seven
Paul Menard
Ryan Newman

Row Eight
A.J. Allmendinger 
Clint Bowyer

Row Nine
Kevin Harvick
Tony Stewart

Row Ten
Brian Vickers
Jeff Gordon

Row Eleven
Bobby Labonte
Juan Pablo Montoya

Row Twelve
Mark Martin
Matt Kenseth

Row Thirteen
Jeff Burton
David Reutimann

Row Fourteen
Casey Mears
Jimmie Johnson

Row Fifteen
Marcos Ambrose
David Gilliland

Row Sixteen
Robby Gordon
Joe Nemechek

Row Seventeen
Trevor Bayne
Michael McDowell

Row Eighteen
Dale Earnhardt Jr.
Mike Skinner

Row Nineteen
Landon Cassill
J.J. Yeley

Row Twenty
Bill Elliott
Travis Kvapil

Row Twenty One
Andy Lally
Tony Raines

Row Twenty Two
Dave Blaney
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Since: Mar 3, 2009
Posted on: February 27, 2011 11:41 am

Edwards takes Phoenix pole

Edwards was a rocket.But the Busch brothers are going to be tough.Hopefully there going to be some passing this race not like the Nationwide race.Kyle ran away with that one.Alot of tire issues see if that happens today.

Since: Nov 23, 2006
Posted on: February 26, 2011 9:55 pm

Edwards takes Phoenix pole

Hey Redneck I need your selections for pick 3 thanks

Since: Dec 4, 2007
Posted on: February 26, 2011 9:51 pm

Edwards takes Phoenix pole

Ford showin off the speed in that FR9 again

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