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Cup - Kansas - Qualifying times

Greg Biffle will start this weekend's NASCAR Sprint Cup Hollywood Casino 400 from pole at Kansas Speedway, with team mate and Chase contender Carl Edwards alongside him.
Greg Biffle managed to beat his team mate Carl Edwards to pole position for the Hollywood Casino 400 Cup race at Kansas Speedway by just 0.056s to claim his second pole position of the year and the eighth of his Cup career.

Kyle Busch and Matt Kenseth line-up on the second row of the grid, with half of the top ten consisting of Chase contenders. The lowest placed of the Chase drivers was Tony Stewart in 23rd place.

David Starr, Josh Wise and Mike Skinner failed to qualify.

Qualifying times

1. #16 Greg Biffle Ford 30.877s (Leader) 174.887mph
2. #99 Carl Edwards Ford 30.933s (-0.056) 174.571mph
3. #18 Kyle Busch Toyota 30.955s (-0.078) 174.447mph
4. #17 Matt Kenseth Ford 30.957s (-0.080) 174.436mph
5. #4 Kasey Kahne Toyota 30.961s (-0.084) 174.413mph
6. #27 Paul Menard Chevrolet 30.978s (-0.101) 174.317mph
7. #11 Denny Hamlin Toyota 30.995s (-0.118) 174.222mph
8. #56 Martin Truex Jr. Toyota 31.012s (-0.135) 174.126mph
9. #5 Mark Martin Chevrolet 31.018s (-0.141) 174.092mph
10. #24 Jeff Gordon Chevrolet 31.026s (-0.149) 174.048mph
11. #39 Ryan Newman Chevrolet 31.029s (-0.152) 174.031mph
12. #2 Brad Keselowski Dodge 31.031s (-0.154) 174.020mph
13. #6 David Ragan Ford 31.059s (-0.182) 173.863mph
14. #29 Kevin Harvick Chevrolet 31.103s (-0.226) 173.617mph
15. #83 Brian Vickers Toyota 31.105s (-0.228) 173.605mph
16. #78 Regan Smith Chevrolet 31.119s (-0.242) 173.527mph
17. #22 Kurt Busch Dodge 31.155s (-0.278) 173.327mph
18. #88 Dale Earnhardt Jr. Chevrolet 31.171s (-0.294) 173.238mph
19. #48 Jimmie Johnson Chevrolet 31.181s (-0.304) 173.182mph
20. #20 Joey Logano Toyota 31.183s (-0.306) 173.171mph
21. #9 Marcos Ambrose Ford 31.202s (-0.325) 173.066mph
22. #43 A.J. Allmendinger Ford 31.224s (-0.347) 172.944mph
23. #14 Tony Stewart Chevrolet 31.226s (-0.349) 172.933mph
24. #33 Clint Bowyer Chevrolet 31.234s (-0.357) 172.889mph
25. #46 Scott Speed Ford 31.238s (-0.361) 172.866mph
26. #198 Austin Dillon Chevrolet 31.264s (-0.387) 172.723mph
27. #00 David Reutimann Toyota 31.285s (-0.408) 172.607mph
28. #55 J.J. Yeley Ford 31.292s (-0.415) 172.568mph
29. #1 Jamie McMurray Chevrolet 31.298s (-0.421) 172.535mph
30. #34 David Gilliland Ford 31.317s (-0.440) 172.430mph
31. #31 Jeff Burton Chevrolet 31.323s (-0.446) 172.397mph
32. #30 David Stremme Chevrolet 31.363s (-0.486) 172.177mph
33. #47 Bobby Labonte Toyota 31.366s (-0.489) 172.161mph
34. #42 Juan Montoya Chevrolet 31.407s (-0.530) 171.936mph
35. #71 Andy Lally* Ford 31.421s (-0.544) 171.860mph
36. #38 Travis Kvapil Ford 31.483s (-0.606) 171.521mph
37. #13 Casey Mears Toyota 31.500s (-0.623) 171.429mph
38. #36 Dave Blaney Chevrolet 31.581s (-0.704) 170.989mph
39. #7 Reed Sorenson Dodge 31.609s (-0.732) 170.837mph
40. #66 Michael McDowell Toyota 31.666s (-0.789) 170.530mph
41. #51 Landon Cassill Chevrolet 31.675s (-0.798) 170.482mph
42. #87 Joe Nemechek Toyota 31.737s (-0.860) 170.148mph
43. #32 Mike Bliss Ford 31.740s (-0.863) 170.132mph

Did not qualify

44. #195 David Starr Ford 31.752s (-0.875) 170.068mph
45. #37 Josh Wise Ford 31.837s (-0.960) 169.614mph
46. #60 Mike Skinner Toyota 31.969s (-1.092) 168.914mph

Practice 1

1. #27 Paul Menard Chevrolet 31.024s (Leader) 174.059 mph
2. #33 Clint Bowyer Chevrolet 31.125s (-0.101) 173.494 mph
3. #24 Jeff Gordon Chevrolet 31.156s (-0.132) 173.321 mph
4. #00 David Reutimann Toyota 31.181s (-0.157) 173.182 mph
5. #17 Matt Kenseth Ford 31.202s (-0.178) 173.066 mph
6. #88 Dale Earnhardt Jr. Chevrolet 31.233s (-0.209) 172.894 mph
7. #56 Martin Truex Jr. Toyota 31.235s (-0.211) 172.883 mph
8. #18 Kyle Busch Toyota 31.241s (-0.217) 172.850 mph
9. #6 David Ragan Ford 31.242s (-0.218) 172.844 mph
10. #4 Kasey Kahne Toyota 31.245s (-0.221) 172.828 mph
11. #78 Regan Smith Chevrolet 31.253s (-0.229) 172.783 mph
12. #16 Greg Biffle Ford 31.274s (-0.250) 172.667 mph
13. #5 Mark Martin Chevrolet 31.294s (-0.270) 172.557 mph
14. #39 Ryan Newman Chevrolet 31.295s (-0.271) 172.551 mph
15. #42 Juan Montoya Chevrolet 31.318s (-0.294) 172.425 mph
16. #99 Carl Edwards Ford 31.320s (-0.296) 172.414 mph
17. #43 A.J. Allmendinger Ford 31.358s (-0.334) 172.205 mph
18. #48 Jimmie Johnson Chevrolet 31.369s (-0.345) 172.145 mph
19. #11 Denny Hamlin Toyota 31.380s (-0.356) 172.084 mph
20. #198 Austin Dillon Chevrolet 31.405s (-0.381) 171.947 mph
21. #9 Marcos Ambrose Ford 31.406s (-0.382) 171.942 mph
22. #2 Brad Keselowski Dodge 31.408s (-0.384) 171.931 mph
23. #14 Tony Stewart Chevrolet 31.427s (-0.403) 171.827 mph
24. #34 David Gilliland Ford 31.484s (-0.460) 171.516 mph
25. #55 J.J. Yeley Ford 31.485s (-0.461) 171.510 mph
26. #20 Joey Logano Toyota 31.490s (-0.466) 171.483 mph
27. #22 Kurt Busch Dodge 31.494s (-0.470) 171.461 mph
28. #1 Jamie McMurray Chevrolet 31.518s (-0.494) 171.331 mph
29. #31 Jeff Burton Chevrolet 31.533s (-0.509) 171.249 mph
30. #13 Casey Mears Toyota 31.568s (-0.544) 171.059 mph
31. #83 Brian Vickers Toyota 31.568s (-0.544) 171.059 mph
32. #29 Kevin Harvick Chevrolet 31.578s (-0.554) 171.005 mph
33. #46 Scott Speed Ford 31.601s (-0.577) 170.881 mph
34. #30 David Stremme Chevrolet 31.603s (-0.579) 170.870 mph
35. #47 Bobby Labonte Toyota 31.619s (-0.595) 170.783 mph
36. #71 Andy Lally* Ford 31.648s (-0.624) 170.627 mph
37. #38 Travis Kvapil Ford 31.689s (-0.665) 170.406 mph
38. #37 Josh Wise Ford 31.730s (-0.706) 170.186 mph
39. #66 Michael McDowell Toyota 31.776s (-0.752) 169.940 mph
40. #36 Dave Blaney Chevrolet 31.782s (-0.758) 169.908 mph
41. #87 Joe Nemechek Toyota 31.817s (-0.793) 169.721 mph
42. #51 Landon Cassill Chevrolet 31.821s (-0.797) 169.699 mph
43. #7 Reed Sorenson Dodge 31.825s (-0.801) 169.678 mph
44. #195 David Starr Ford 31.941s (-0.917) 169.062 mph
45. #32 Mike Bliss Ford 31.976s (-0.952) 168.877 mph
46. #60 Mike Skinner Toyota 32.094s (-1.070) 168.256 mph

* Denotes Rookie



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