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TONY STEWART/#29 Home Depot Chevrolet was fastest in NASCAR's 'Happy Hour' final practice with a time of 77.289/92.691 mph.

CLINT BOWYER/#07 Jack Daniels Chevrolet and KEVIN HARVICK/#29 GM Goodwrench Chevrolet skipped the second Saturday Practice session to fly to Milwaukee for qualifying in the NASCAR Busch Series
AT&T 250 Race. Bowyer/#2 AC Delco Chevrolet qualified fourth and Harvick/#21 U.S. Coast Guard Chevrolet qualified eighteenth.

Top Rookie, DENNY HAMLIN/#11 FedEx Chevrolet ran the session, finishing twenty-seventh. He missed qualifying at Milwaukee, but his #20 Rockwell Automation Chevrolet was put on pole by replacement driver, ARIC ALMIROLA. Hamlin will have to start the race from the back of the pack due to the driver change.

SCOTT RIGGS/#10 Valvoline Dodge has BILL ELLIOTT on standby this weekend just in case,but doesn't anticipate needing Elliot to take overdriving duties. Riggs suffered lacerated feet from a jet ski accident earlier this week, which required stitches. So far he's been good to go in his car, with a little help from his friends. Teammate JEREMY MAYFIELD/#19 Dodge Dealers Dodge loaned Riggs shoes, which are two sizes larger to accommodate the bandages. BORIS SAID/#60 Sobe-No Fear Ford taught him the fine art of right front braking which helped a lot. Riggs will start the race in twenty-fifth position.

Rookie RICARDO IMERY/#64 AXA Porsche 911 GT3 took his first ever pole in the SCCA Pro Racing SPEED World Challenge Series GT Class Saturday morning with a lap of 1:17.943/91.913 mph. He just started racing the series last season and is running his first full season. The Venezuelan's lap time would have placed him in the ninth row for the Nextel Cup race.

This was Imery's first time at Infineon Raceway.

PIERRE KLEINUBING/#42 Realtime Acura TSX be at his boss in qualifying to take the pole for the SPEED World Challenge Touring Championship with a fast lap of 1:22.786/86.536 mph. This was his twenty-eighth pole position in the series, which he has been in for the past ten years. Kleinubing has been racing for the past ten years in the series and with RealTime racing, owned by PETER CUNNINGHAM/#1 RealTime Acura TSX, who qualified second.

Kleinubing said it was a "perfect lap in a perfect day," a native of Brazil, just became a US Citizen ten days ago and is quite proud and pleased.

Cunningham currently holds the record for number of World Challenge poles - 29, but Kleinubing pointed out that at one point, he had more poles than Cunningham. It has been a long friendly rivalry.

Kleinubing has also raced the full road course configuration at Infineon Raceway and prefers the NASCAR course. He especially likes the Esses - they are more challenging (pun intended) and he doesn't miss the Carousel - the part of the course not used for NASCAR,

CHARLES ESPENLAUB/#97 Sparco Mazda 6 was third fastest in a field of 28 cars.



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Tony Stewart - Home Depot/Joe Gibbs Chevrolet    [pic credit: Rusty Jarrett/Getty Images]
Tony Stewart - Home Depot/Joe Gibbs Chevrolet    [pic credit: Rusty Jarrett/Getty Images]
Tony Stewart - Home Depot/Joe Gibbs Chevrolet    [pic credit: Rusty Jarrett/Getty Images]
Tony Stewart presents Darrell Wallace Jr. , driver of the #54 ToyotaCare Toyota, with the trophy after winning the Camping World Truck 2nd Annual 1-800 Car Cash Mudsummer Classic at Eldora Speedway on July 23, 2014 in Rossburg, Ohio.  (Photo Credit: Sean Gardner/NASCAR via Getty Images)
Tony Stewart, driver of the #14 Mobil 1 Chevrolet SS, qualifies fourth Friday, July 11, 2014 for NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Camping World RV Sales 301 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway in Loudon, New Hampshire. (Photo by Harold Hinson/HHP for Chevy Racing)
Jimmie Johnson, driver of the #48 Lowe`s Chevrolet SS, qualifies second Friday, July 11, 2014 for NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Camping World RV Sales 301 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway in Loudon, New Hampshire. (Photo by Alan Marler/HHP for Chevy Racing)
 
Jimmie Johnson, driver of the #48 Lowe`s Chevrolet SS, qualifies second Friday, July 11, 2014 for NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Camping World RV Sales 301 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway in Loudon, New Hampshire. (Photo by Harold Hinson/HHP for Chevy Racing)
 
Tony Stewart, driver of the #14 Mobil 1 Chevrolet SS, qualifies fourth Friday, July 11, 2014 for NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Camping World RV Sales 301 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway in Loudon, New Hampshire. (Photo by Harold Hinson/HHP for Chevy Racing)
 
Jamie McMurray, driver of the #1 McDonald`s Chevrolet SS, qualifies fifth Friday, July 11, 2014 for NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Camping World RV Sales 301 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway in Loudon, New Hampshire. (Photo by Harold Hinson/HHP for Chevy Racing)
Stewart-Haas Racing team co-owner Gene Haas (Photo Credit: Streeter Lecka/NASCAR via Getty Images)
Stewart-Haas Racing team co-owner Gene Haas (Photo Credit: Streeter Lecka/NASCAR via Getty Images)
Tony Stewart, driver of the #14 Bass Pro Shops / Mobil 1 Chevrolet, and Brad Keselowski, driver of the #2 Miller Lite Ford, lead the field past the green flag after the initial caution ended during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Duck Commander 500 at Texas Motor Speedway on April 7, 2014 in Fort Worth, Texas. (Photo Credit: Chris Graythen/Getty Images for Texas Motor Speedway)
Tony Stewart, driver of the #14 Bass Pro Shops / Mobil 1 Chevrolet, and Brad Keselowski, driver of the #2 Miller Lite Ford, lead the field past the green flag after the initial caution ended during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Duck Commander 500 at Texas Motor Speedway on April 7, 2014 in Fort Worth, Texas. (Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/NASCAR via Getty Images)
Tony Stewart, driver of the #14 Bass Pro Shops / Mobil 1 Chevrolet, drives in the garage area during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Duck Commander 500 at Texas Motor Speedway on April 5, 2014 in Fort Worth, Texas. (Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images for Texas Motor Speedway)
Tony Stewart, driver of the #14 Bass Pro Shops / Mobil 1 Chevrolet, poses with the Coors Light Pole Award after qualifying for pole position for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Duck Commander 500 at Texas Motor Speedway on April 5, 2014 in Fort Worth, Texas. (Photo Credit: Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images for Texas Motor Speedway)
Danica Patrick, driver of the #10 GoDaddy.com / Get Found Chevrolet, talks with Tony Stewart, driver of the #14 Rush Truck / Mobil 1 Chevrolet, during qualifying for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Auto Club 400 at Auto Club Speedway on March 21, 2014 in Fontana, California. (Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/NASCAR via Getty Images)
Tony Stewart, driver of the #14 Bass Pro Shops/Mobil 1 Chevrolet SS finished 4th and Martin Truex, Jr., driver of the #78 Furniture Row Chevrolet SS finished 36th Sunday, March 16, 2014 in the NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Bristol Motor Speedway in Bristol, Tennessee. Stewart is 23rd, Truex Jr. is 29th in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) standings. (Photo Credit: HHP/Alan Marler for Chevrolet)
Kevin Harvick in the Stewart-Haas Racing Chevrolet. (Photo Credit: NASCAR via Getty Images)
Ricky Stenhouse Jr., driver of the #17 Nationwide Insurance Ford, running on track alongside the #10 Stewart-Haas Racing Chevrolet driven by Danica Patrick during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway on February 17, 2014 in Daytona Beach, Florida. (Photo by Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images)
A multi-car wreck takes Tony Stewart, driver of the #14 Mobil 1/Bass Pro Shops Chevrolet SS; Jeff Gordon, driver of the #24 Drive To End Hunger Chevrolet SS; and others out of the race Saturday, February 15, 2014 during the Sprint Unlimited pre-season NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Florida. Dale Earnhardt Jr., driver of the #88 National Guard Chevrolet SS passes safely on the bottom of the track. (Photo by HHP/Christa L. Thomas for Chevy Racing)
Tony Stewart, driver of the #14 Mobil 1/Bass Pro Shops Chevrolet, Jeff Gordon, driver of the #24 Drive To End Hunger Chevrolet, Kurt Busch, driver of the #41 Haas Automation Chevrolet, and Matt Kenseth, driver of the #20 Dollar General Toyota, have an incident during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Sprint Unlimited at Daytona International Speedway on February 15, 2014 in Daytona Beach, Florida. (Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images)

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