Tag: Pole

Denny Hamlin captures pole on a treacherous day at Charlotte

| October 6, 2017 | 0 Comments
Denny Hamlin captures pole on a treacherous day at Charlotte

Bank of America 500 race weekend at Charlotte Motor Speedway kicked off to a hazardous start on Friday. In efforts to help improve the on-track action at the facility, Charlotte Motor Speedway put down a special sticky substance in the turns to try and help widen out the groove. The substance, most commonly called PJ1, […]

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Kevin Harvick fastest so far in Charlotte

| May 25, 2017 | 0 Comments
Kevin Harvick fastest so far in Charlotte

There’s fast, and then there’s Freaky Fast – Kevin Harvick proved just that on Thursday evening in Monster Energy Cup qualifying at Charlotte Motor Speedway. NASCAR has descended upon their home track in Concord, NC for one of the sport’s biggest race weekends of the year. Tradition, speed, and patriotism all collide together on this […]

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Kyle Larson on pole for Sunday’s California race

| March 25, 2017 | 0 Comments
Kyle Larson on pole for Sunday’s California race

Kyle Larson’s goal for Sunday’s Auto Club 400 is to break his streak of second-place finishes. In the first four races of the 2017 season, the Elk Grove, CA native just hasn’t been able to seal the deal. But he will have a good shot at doing so on Sunday. In Friday evening’s Monster Energy […]

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Brad Keselowski grabs the pole in Sin City

| March 10, 2017 | 0 Comments
Brad Keselowski grabs the pole in Sin City

The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series has traveled out to Las Vegas for the first of three races on the West Coast, and Brad Keselowski picked up right where he left off on the East Coast. Qualifying for Sunday’s Kobalt 400 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway took place on Friday evening. Keselowski and his No.2 […]

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Gearing up for Sunday’s knockout feature at Talladega

| October 22, 2016 | 1 Comment
Gearing up for Sunday’s knockout feature at Talladega

The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series has rolled into Alabama for the final event in the second round of the 2016 Chase. The bottom four drivers of the twelve remaining in playoff contention will be eliminated at the conclusion of Sunday’s Hellmann’s 500 at Talladega Superspeedway. For the Chase drivers that are not locked into the […]

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Matt Kenseth captures Kansas pole

| October 14, 2016 | 0 Comments
Matt Kenseth captures Kansas pole

On a cool/crisp Friday evening in America’s heart-land, Matt Kenseth laid down a fast lap in the final round of NASCAR Sprint Cup Series qualifying that was capable of knocking Dorothy’s socks off and captured the pole for Sunday’s Hollywood Casino 400. NASCAR has descended upon Kansas Speedway for the penultimate race in the second […]

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Carl Edwards clinches pole for Sonoma

| June 26, 2016 | 0 Comments
Carl Edwards clinches pole for Sonoma

SONOMA, CA – Carl Edwards was quickest in the first round of Sprint Cup qualifying, and in the second and final round, was able to once again lay down the fastest lap, clinching the pole for Sunday’s Toyota/Save Mart 350 at Sonoma Raceway. Coming into Saturday’s qualifying session, the Colombia, MO native had confidence on […]

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Martin Truex Jr. captures the pole for Sunday’s Coca-Cola 600

| May 27, 2016 | 0 Comments
Martin Truex Jr. captures the pole for Sunday’s Coca-Cola 600

CONCORD, North Carolina – Mayetta, New Jersey native Martin Truex Jr. laid down the fastest lap in the final round of NASCAR Sprint Cup qualifying on Thursday night, capturing the pole for Sunday’s Coca-Cola 600. In Thursday’s lone practice session, the No.78 Bass Pro Shops Toyota wound up seventh, giving the team confidence in potentially […]

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Carl Edwards captures pole at Bristol, for a good cause.

| April 15, 2016 | 1 Comment
Carl Edwards captures pole at Bristol, for a good cause.

Carl Edwards will lead the field to the green flag for Sunday’s Food City 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway. The No. 19 Joe Gibbs Racing team advanced their way to the final round of Sprint Cup qualifying on Friday evening, and when it all mattered, was able to lay down the fastest lap. “Just awesome,” […]

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Austin Dillon wins pole for Auto Club 400

| March 18, 2016 | 0 Comments
Austin Dillon wins pole for Auto Club 400

In the twenty-year history of racing at Auto Club Speedway, only one pole winner has gone on to win the main event on Sunday. But that didn’t stop Austin Dillon, who in the third round of knockout qualifying put his No.3 American Ethanol Chevrolet at the top of the scoring pylon. Dillon had a fast […]

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Kyle Busch on pole for Sunday’s Phoenix race

| March 11, 2016 | 1 Comment
Kyle Busch on pole for Sunday’s Phoenix race

Last year’s Sprint Cup Series champion Kyle Busch survived an unusual qualifying session and claimed the pole for Sunday’s 12th annual Good Sam 500 at Phoenix International Raceway. The No. 18 Skittles machine wound up today’s lone practice session in eighth, giving the No. 18 team confidence headed into the afternoon qualifying session. The first […]

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Kurt Busch grabs hometown pole

| March 5, 2016 | 0 Comments
Kurt Busch grabs hometown pole

On a picturesque desert evening, hometown boy Kurt Busch ran a picture-perfect lap in the final round of NASCAR Sprint Cup qualifying to earn the pole for Sunday’s Kobalt Tools 400 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Busch did more than just put his No.41 Monster Energy machine on the pole. In the first round of […]

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