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Cup - Charlotte - Qualifying times

Tony Stewart put the #14 back on pole position at Charlotte Motor Speedway ahead of Matt Kenseth ahead of Saturday night's Bank of America 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup race.
Tony Stewart's time of 28.131s - an average speed of 191.959mph on the 1.5-mile quad oval - was fast enough to claim pole position for this weekend's Sprint Cup race at Charlotte Motor Speedway

Matt Kenseth will start alongside him on the front row and Carl Edwards from third. Stewart's team mate Ryan Newman (sixth) and a resurgent Jimmie Johnson (ninth) were the only other Chase drivers in the top ten.

Geoffrey Bodine, Scott Speed, Josh Wise failed to qualify after Hermie Sadler and Mike Bliss made the 43-car field based on car owner points.

Qualifying times

1. #14 Tony Stewart Chevrolet 28.131s (Leader) 191.959mph
2. #17 Matt Kenseth Ford 28.137s (-0.006) 191.918mph
3. #99 Carl Edwards Ford 28.144s (-0.013) 191.870mph
4. #43 AJ Allmendinger Ford 28.159s (-0.028) 191.768mph
5. #16 Greg Biffle Ford 28.163s (-0.032) 191.741mph
6. #39 Ryan Newman Chevrolet 28.186s (-0.055) 191.585mph
7. #27 Paul Menard Chevrolet 28.204s (-0.073) 191.462mph
8. #4 Kasey Kahne Toyota 28.214s (-0.083) 191.394mph
9. #48 Jimmie Johnson Chevrolet 28.222s (-0.091) 191.340mph
10. #21 Trevor Bayne Ford 28.234s (-0.103) 191.259mph
11. #6 David Ragan Ford 28.272s (-0.141) 191.002mph
12. #9 Marcos Ambrose Ford 28.272s (-0.141) 191.002mph
13. #5 Mark Martin Chevrolet 28.287s (-0.156) 190.900mph
14. #29 Kevin Harvick Chevrolet 28.288s (-0.157) 190.894mph
15. #88 Dale Earnhardt Jr. Chevrolet 28.297s (-0.166) 190.833mph
16. #20 Joey Logano Toyota 28.299s (-0.168) 190.820mph
17. #11 Denny Hamlin Toyota 28.302s (-0.171) 190.799mph
18. #56 Martin Truex Jr. Toyota 28.326s (-0.195) 190.638mph
19. #33 Clint Bowyer Chevrolet 28.330s (-0.199) 190.611mph
20. #22 Kurt Busch Dodge 28.336s (-0.205) 190.570mph
21. #78 Regan Smith Chevrolet 28.357s (-0.226) 190.429mph
22. #47 Bobby Labonte Toyota 28.383s (-0.252) 190.255mph
23. #24 Jeff Gordon Chevrolet 28.420s (-0.289) 190.007mph
24. #13 Casey Mears Toyota 28.462s (-0.331) 189.727mph
25. #18 Kyle Busch Toyota 28.490s (-0.359) 189.540mph
26. #2 Brad Keselowski Dodge 28.493s (-0.362) 189.520mph
27. #1 Jamie McMurray Chevrolet 28.511s (-0.380) 189.401mph
28. #31 Jeff Burton Chevrolet 28.559s (-0.428) 189.082mph
29. #00 David Reutimann Toyota 28.583s (-0.452) 188.923mph
30. #51 Landon Cassill Chevrolet 28.594s (-0.463) 188.851mph
31. #83 Brian Vickers Toyota 28.606s (-0.475) 188.772mph
32. #42 Juan Montoya Chevrolet 28.613s (-0.482) 188.725mph
33. #34 David Gilliland Ford 28.632s (-0.501) 188.600mph
34. #55 Travis Kvapil Ford 28.682s (-0.551) 188.271mph
35. #36 Dave Blaney Chevrolet 28.687s (-0.556) 188.239mph
36. #30 David Stremme Chevrolet 28.736s (-0.605) 187.918mph
37. #66 Michael McDowell Toyota 28.807s (-0.676) 187.454mph
38. #38 J.J. Yeley Ford 28.818s (-0.687) 187.383mph
39. #87 Joe Nemechek Toyota 28.829s (-0.698) 187.311mph
40. #71 Andy Lally* Ford 28.930s (-0.799) 186.657mph
41. #71 Hermie Sadler+ Ford 29.083s (-0.952) 185.676mph
42. #32 Mike Bliss+ Ford 29.120s (-0.989) 185.440mph
43. #7 Robby Gordon Dodge 28.985s (-0.854) 186.303mph

Did Not Qualify

44. #135 Geoffrey Bodine Chevrolet 28.994s (-0.863) 186.245mph
45. #46 Scott Speed Ford 29.000s (-0.869) 186.207mph
46. #37 Josh Wise Ford 29.129s (-0.998) 185.382mph

Practice 1 times

1. #4 Kasey Kahne Toyota 28.205s (Leader) 191.455 mph
2. #27 Paul Menard Chevrolet 28.223s (-0.018) 191.333 mph
3. #16 Greg Biffle Ford 28.275s (-0.070) 190.981 mph
4. #5 Mark Martin Chevrolet 28.283s (-0.078) 190.927 mph
5. #78 Regan Smith Chevrolet 28.296s (-0.091) 190.840 mph
6. #9 Marcos Ambrose Ford 28.328s (-0.123) 190.624 mph
7. #11 Denny Hamlin Toyota 28.335s (-0.130) 190.577 mph
8. #43 AJ Allmendinger Ford 28.344s (-0.139) 190.516 mph
9. #21 Trevor Bayne Ford 28.350s (-0.145) 190.476 mph
10. #48 Jimmie Johnson Chevrolet 28.354s (-0.149) 190.449 mph
11. #14 Tony Stewart Chevrolet 28.358s (-0.153) 190.423 mph
12. #2 Brad Keselowski Dodge 28.365s (-0.160) 190.376 mph
13. #18 Kyle Busch Toyota 28.369s (-0.164) 190.349 mph
14. #99 Carl Edwards Ford 28.388s (-0.183) 190.221 mph
15. #17 Matt Kenseth Ford 28.396s (-0.191) 190.168 mph
16. #39 Ryan Newman Chevrolet 28.400s (-0.195) 190.141 mph
17. #56 Martin Truex Jr. Toyota 28.435s (-0.230) 189.907 mph
18. #6 David Ragan Ford 28.446s (-0.241) 189.833 mph
19. #29 Kevin Harvick Chevrolet 28.484s (-0.279) 189.580 mph
20. #88 Dale Earnhardt Jr. Chevrolet 28.506s (-0.301) 189.434 mph
21. #33 Clint Bowyer Chevrolet 28.511s (-0.306) 189.401 mph
22. #83 Brian Vickers Toyota 28.511s (-0.306) 189.401 mph
23. #31 Jeff Burton Chevrolet 28.534s (-0.329) 189.248 mph
24. #22 Kurt Busch Dodge 28.549s (-0.344) 189.148 mph
25. #00 David Reutimann Toyota 28.552s (-0.347) 189.129 mph
26. #42 Juan Montoya Chevrolet 28.561s (-0.356) 189.069 mph
27. #24 Jeff Gordon Chevrolet 28.563s (-0.358) 189.056 mph
28. #1 Jamie McMurray Chevrolet 28.589s (-0.384) 188.884 mph
29. #20 Joey Logano Toyota 28.613s (-0.408) 188.725 mph
30. #51 Landon Cassill Chevrolet 28.649s (-0.444) 188.488 mph
31. #13 Casey Mears Toyota 28.667s (-0.462) 188.370 mph
32. #47 Bobby Labonte Toyota 28.693s (-0.488) 188.199 mph
33. #38 J.J. Yeley Ford 28.701s (-0.496) 188.147 mph
34. #34 David Gilliland Ford 28.710s (-0.505) 188.088 mph
35. #66 Michael McDowell Toyota 28.748s (-0.543) 187.839 mph
36. #30 David Stremme Chevrolet 28.759s (-0.554) 187.767 mph
37. #55 Travis Kvapil Ford 28.786s (-0.581) 187.591 mph
38. #87 Joe Nemechek Toyota 28.854s (-0.649) 187.149 mph
39. #36 Dave Blaney Chevrolet 28.859s (-0.654) 187.117 mph
40. #7 Robby Gordon Dodge 28.890s (-0.685) 186.916 mph
41. #32 Mike Bliss Ford 28.930s (-0.725) 186.657 mph
42. #71 Andy Lally* Ford 28.984s (-0.779) 186.310 mph
43. #46 Scott Speed Ford 29.109s (-0.904) 185.510 mph
44. #37 Josh Wise Ford 29.206s (-1.001) 184.893 mph
45. #135 Geoffrey Bodine Chevrolet 29.210s (-1.005) 184.868 mph
46. #71 Hermie Sadler Ford 29.277s (-1.072) 184.445 mph
47. #175 Derrike Cope Dodge

+ Set by Owner Points
* Denotes Rookie



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