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Cup - Dover - Qualifying times

Martin Truex Jr. took pole position ahead of Kurt Busch for the AA400 at Dover International Speedway, the third race of the 2011 Chase for the Sprint Cup championship.
Michael Waltrip Racing's Martin Truex Jr. claimed pole position for the AAA 400 Sprint Cup race with a time of 22.641s on the 1-mile oval Dover International Speedway.

It's Truex's sixth career pole and his first since May 2010, which was also here at Dover. Dover also saw his sole Cup victory to date, in 2007. Truex is not in the Chase but the man starting alongside him on the front row is. Penske Racing's Kurt Busch was pipped to pole by Truex by just 0.003s.

Mike Skinner was the only driver to fail to qualify for the 43-car grid after hitting the wall during his run. The race is at 2pm local time and in the UK is shown on satellite subscription channel Premier Sports TV.

Qualifying times

1. #56 Martin Truex Jr. Toyota 22.641s (Leader) 159.004mph
2. #22 Kurt Busch Dodge 22.644s (-0.003) 158.982mph
3. #27 Paul Menard Chevrolet 22.689s (-0.048) 158.667mph
4. #99 Carl Edwards Ford 22.705s (-0.064) 158.555mph
5. #18 Kyle Busch Toyota 22.706s (-0.065) 158.548mph
6. #48 Jimmie Johnson Chevrolet 22.712s (-0.071) 158.507mph
7. #43 A.J. Allmendinger Ford 22.723s (-0.082) 158.430mph
8. #47 Bobby Labonte Toyota 22.738s (-0.097) 158.325mph
9. #4 Kasey Kahne Toyota 22.744s (-0.103) 158.283mph
10. #16 Greg Biffle Ford 22.761s (-0.120) 158.165mph
11. #11 Denny Hamlin Toyota 22.801s (-0.160) 157.888mph
12. #9 Marcos Ambrose Ford 22.826s (-0.185) 157.715mph
13. #31 Jeff Burton Chevrolet 22.829s (-0.188) 157.694mph
14. #00 David Reutimann Toyota 22.831s (-0.190) 157.680mph
15. #2 Brad Keselowski Dodge 22.832s (-0.191) 157.673mph
16. #78 Regan Smith Chevrolet 22.832s (-0.191) 157.673mph
17. #5 Mark Martin Chevrolet 22.849s (-0.208) 157.556mph
18. #17 Matt Kenseth Ford 22.857s (-0.216) 157.501mph
19. #6 David Ragan Ford 22.866s (-0.225) 157.439mph
20. #39 Ryan Newman Chevrolet 22.878s (-0.237) 157.356mph
21. #88 Dale Earnhardt Jr. Chevrolet 22.901s (-0.260) 157.198mph
22. #29 Kevin Harvick Chevrolet 22.905s (-0.264) 157.171mph
23. #1 Jamie McMurray Chevrolet 22.924s (-0.283) 157.041mph
24. #42 Juan Montoya Chevrolet 22.935s (-0.294) 156.965mph
25. #51 Landon Cassill Chevrolet 22.956s (-0.315) 156.822mph
26. #37 Josh Wise Ford 22.960s (-0.319) 156.794mph
27. #33 Clint Bowyer Chevrolet 22.964s (-0.323) 156.767mph
28. #14 Tony Stewart Chevrolet 22.965s (-0.324) 156.760mph
29. #46 Scott Speed Ford 23.005s (-0.364) 156.488mph
30. #83 Brian Vickers Toyota 23.013s (-0.372) 156.433mph
31. #30 David Stremme Chevrolet 23.040s (-0.399) 156.250mph
32. #55 Travis Kvapil Ford 23.043s (-0.402) 156.230mph
33. #20 Joey Logano Toyota 23.068s (-0.427) 156.060mph
34. #24 Jeff Gordon Chevrolet 23.082s (-0.441) 155.966mph
35. #66 Michael McDowell Toyota 23.097s (-0.456) 155.864mph
36. #34 David Gilliland Ford 23.120s (-0.479) 155.709mph
37. #71 Andy Lally* Ford 23.132s (-0.491) 155.629mph
38. #7 Reed Sorenson Dodge 23.136s (-0.495) 155.602mph
39. #13 Casey Mears Toyota 23.158s (-0.517) 155.454mph
40. #32 Mike Bliss Ford 23.170s (-0.529) 155.373mph
41. #36 Dave Blaney Chevrolet 23.227s (-0.586) 154.992mph
42. #87 Joe Nemechek Toyota 23.263s (-0.622) 154.752mph
43. #38 J.J. Yeley Ford 23.273s (-0.632) 154.686mph

Did not qualify

44. #60 Mike Skinner Toyota 23.404s (-0.763) 153.820mph

Practice 2

1. #5 Mark Martin Chevrolet 23.215s (Leader) 155.072 mph
2. #24 Jeff Gordon Chevrolet 23.374s (-0.159) 154.017 mph
3. #30 David Stremme Chevrolet 23.401s (-0.186) 153.840 mph
4. #42 Juan Montoya Chevrolet 23.401s (-0.186) 153.840 mph
5. #55 Travis Kvapil Ford 23.476s (-0.261) 153.348 mph
6. #66 Michael McDowell Toyota 23.507s (-0.292) 153.146 mph
7. #00 David Reutimann Toyota 23.514s (-0.299) 153.100 mph
8. #7 Reed Sorenson Dodge 23.530s (-0.315) 152.996 mph
9. #27 Paul Menard Chevrolet 23.538s (-0.323) 152.944 mph
10. #43 A.J. Allmendinger Ford 23.545s (-0.330) 152.899 mph
11. #18 Kyle Busch Toyota 23.550s (-0.335) 152.866 mph
12. #48 Jimmie Johnson Chevrolet 23.553s (-0.338) 152.847 mph
13. #16 Greg Biffle Ford 23.561s (-0.346) 152.795 mph
14. #22 Kurt Busch Dodge 23.568s (-0.353) 152.749 mph
15. #46 Scott Speed Ford 23.570s (-0.355) 152.736 mph
16. #99 Carl Edwards Ford 23.578s (-0.363) 152.685 mph
17. #6 David Ragan Ford 23.585s (-0.370) 152.639 mph
18. #29 Kevin Harvick Chevrolet 23.591s (-0.376) 152.601 mph
19. #4 Kasey Kahne Toyota 23.599s (-0.384) 152.549 mph
20. #17 Matt Kenseth Ford 23.611s (-0.396) 152.471 mph
21. #38 J.J. Yeley Ford 23.613s (-0.398) 152.458 mph
22. #2 Brad Keselowski Dodge 23.622s (-0.407) 152.400 mph
23. #20 Joey Logano Toyota 23.639s (-0.424) 152.291 mph
24. #11 Denny Hamlin Toyota 23.645s (-0.430) 152.252 mph
25. #78 Regan Smith Chevrolet 23.646s (-0.431) 152.246 mph
26. #31 Jeff Burton Chevrolet 23.667s (-0.452) 152.111 mph
27. #36 Dave Blaney Chevrolet 23.670s (-0.455) 152.091 mph
28. #9 Marcos Ambrose Ford 23.672s (-0.457) 152.078 mph
29. #37 Josh Wise Ford 23.675s (-0.460) 152.059 mph
30. #33 Clint Bowyer Chevrolet 23.694s (-0.479) 151.937 mph
31. #83 Brian Vickers Toyota 23.695s (-0.480) 151.931 mph
32. #87 Joe Nemechek Toyota 23.699s (-0.484) 151.905 mph
33. #56 Martin Truex Jr. Toyota 23.731s (-0.516) 151.700 mph
34. #60 Mike Skinner Toyota 23.748s (-0.533) 151.592 mph
35. #47 Bobby Labonte Toyota 23.750s (-0.535) 151.579 mph
36. #34 David Gilliland Ford 23.764s (-0.549) 151.490 mph
37. #88 Dale Earnhardt Jr. Chevrolet 23.768s (-0.553) 151.464 mph
38. #1 Jamie McMurray Chevrolet 23.782s (-0.567) 151.375 mph
39. #39 Ryan Newman Chevrolet 23.816s (-0.601) 151.159 mph
40. #13 Casey Mears Toyota 23.819s (-0.604) 151.140 mph
41. #14 Tony Stewart Chevrolet 23.823s (-0.608) 151.115 mph
42. #51 Landon Cassill Chevrolet 23.883s (-0.668) 150.735 mph
43. #32 Mike Bliss Ford 23.973s (-0.758) 150.169 mph
44. #71 Andy Lally* Ford 24.025s (-0.810) 149.844 mph

Practice 1

1. #27 Paul Menard Chevrolet 23.073s (Leader) 156.027 mph
2. #17 Matt Kenseth Ford 23.079s (-0.006) 155.986 mph
3. #99 Carl Edwards Ford 23.093s (-0.020) 155.891 mph
4. #24 Jeff Gordon Chevrolet 23.095s (-0.022) 155.878 mph
5. #18 Kyle Busch Toyota 23.110s (-0.037) 155.777 mph
6. #2 Brad Keselowski Dodge 23.111s (-0.038) 155.770 mph
7. #48 Jimmie Johnson Chevrolet 23.111s (-0.038) 155.770 mph
8. #56 Martin Truex Jr. Toyota 23.113s (-0.040) 155.757 mph
9. #43 A.J. Allmendinger Ford 23.131s (-0.058) 155.635 mph
10. #9 Marcos Ambrose Ford 23.136s (-0.063) 155.602 mph
11. #4 Kasey Kahne Toyota 23.139s (-0.066) 155.581 mph
12. #22 Kurt Busch Dodge 23.145s (-0.072) 155.541 mph
13. #16 Greg Biffle Ford 23.194s (-0.121) 155.213 mph
14. #00 David Reutimann Toyota 23.198s (-0.125) 155.186 mph
15. #5 Mark Martin Chevrolet 23.202s (-0.129) 155.159 mph
16. #29 Kevin Harvick Chevrolet 23.220s (-0.147) 155.039 mph
17. #33 Clint Bowyer Chevrolet 23.249s (-0.176) 154.845 mph
18. #78 Regan Smith Chevrolet 23.249s (-0.176) 154.845 mph
19. #88 Dale Earnhardt Jr. Chevrolet 23.256s (-0.183) 154.799 mph
20. #1 Jamie McMurray Chevrolet 23.258s (-0.185) 154.786 mph
21. #42 Juan Montoya Chevrolet 23.268s (-0.195) 154.719 mph
22. #20 Joey Logano Toyota 23.269s (-0.196) 154.712 mph
23. #47 Bobby Labonte Toyota 23.282s (-0.209) 154.626 mph
24. #11 Denny Hamlin Toyota 23.301s (-0.228) 154.500 mph
25. #14 Tony Stewart Chevrolet 23.308s (-0.235) 154.453 mph
26. #31 Jeff Burton Chevrolet 23.310s (-0.237) 154.440 mph
27. #34 David Gilliland Ford 23.317s (-0.244) 154.394 mph
28. #39 Ryan Newman Chevrolet 23.320s (-0.247) 154.374 mph
29. #6 David Ragan Ford 23.329s (-0.256) 154.314 mph
30. #83 Brian Vickers Toyota 23.351s (-0.278) 154.169 mph
31. #30 David Stremme Chevrolet 23.407s (-0.334) 153.800 mph
32. #51 Landon Cassill Chevrolet 23.505s (-0.432) 153.159 mph
33. #66 Michael McDowell Toyota 23.534s (-0.461) 152.970 mph
34. #7 Reed Sorenson Dodge 23.538s (-0.465) 152.944 mph
35. #46 Scott Speed Ford 23.655s (-0.582) 152.188 mph
36. #55 Travis Kvapil Ford 23.682s (-0.609) 152.014 mph
37. #37 Josh Wise Ford 23.721s (-0.648) 151.764 mph
38. #38 J.J. Yeley Ford 23.781s (-0.708) 151.381 mph
39. #36 Dave Blaney Chevrolet 23.937s (-0.864) 150.395 mph
40. #71 Andy Lally* Ford 23.947s (-0.874) 150.332 mph
41. #13 Casey Mears Toyota 23.970s (-0.897) 150.188 mph
42. #60 Mike Skinner Toyota 23.984s (-0.911) 150.100 mph
43. #87 Joe Nemechek Toyota 24.071s (-0.998) 149.558 mph
44. #32 Mike Bliss Ford 24.138s (-1.065) 149.142 mph

* Denotes Rookie
+ Set By Owner Points



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