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Dover: Cup qualifying

Joe Gibbs Racing claimed three of the top four positions in qualifying for Sunday's FedEx 400 race at Dover International Speedway, with Denny Hamlin taking a second consecutive pole.
Denny Hamlin will start Sunday's FedEx 400 NASCAR Sprint Cup race from pole position at the Monster Mile, after his lap of 22.788s (157.978mph) at Dover International Speedway put him 0.026s ahead of fellow Toyota driver Martin Truex Jr., will start alongside Hamlin on the front row for Michael Waltrip Racing.

It's Hamlin's second consecutive pole after also taking the top spot last weekend at Charlotte Motor Speedway. It's his third pole of the year so far and his 15th pole in 268 series starts.

Hamlin's team mate Kyle Busch will start from the second row of the grid alongside the final member of the JGR line-up, Matt Kenseth. Ryan Newman was the top Chevrolet car on the third row, just preventing MWR's Mark Martin from making it an all-Toyota top-five.

Ricky Stenhouse Jr. was the fastest qualifying rookie in 23rd, while Danica Patrick will have to work her way up from 39th. There were 43 cars entered in this weeks's race, meaning that all make it onto the grid for the race.

Qualifying times

1. #11 Denny Hamlin Toyota 22.788s (Pole) 157.978mph
2. #56 Martin Truex Jr. Toyota 22.814s (+ 0.026s) 157.798mph
3. #18 Kyle Busch Toyota 22.820s (+ 0.032s) 157.756mph
4. #20 Matt Kenseth Toyota 22.823s (+ 0.035s) 157.736mph
5. #39 Ryan Newman Chevrolet 22.826s (+ 0.038s) 157.715mph
6. #55 Mark Martin Toyota 22.842s (+ 0.054s) 157.604mph
7. #29 Kevin Harvick Chevrolet 22.850s (+ 0.062s) 157.549mph
8. #2 Brad Keselowski Ford 22.860s (+ 0.072s) 157.480mph
9. #22 Joey Logano Ford 22.863s (+ 0.075s) 157.460mph
10. #1 Jamie McMurray Chevrolet 22.871s (+ 0.083s) 157.405mph
11. #5 Kasey Kahne Chevrolet 22.879s (+ 0.091s) 157.350mph
12. #88 Dale Earnhardt Jr. Chevrolet 22.895s (+ 0.107s) 157.240mph
13. #78 Kurt Busch Chevrolet 22.922s (+ 0.134s) 157.054mph
14. #42 Juan Pablo Montoya Chevrolet 22.972s (+ 0.184s) 156.713mph
15. #15 Clint Bowyer Toyota 22.995s (+ 0.207s) 156.556mph
16. #27 Paul Menard Chevrolet 23.051s (+ 0.263s) 156.175mph
17. #13 Casey Mears Ford 23.052s (+ 0.264s) 156.169mph
18. #99 Carl Edwards Ford 23.069s (+ 0.281s) 156.054mph
19. #16 Greg Biffle Ford 23.084s (+ 0.296s) 155.952mph
20. #24 Jeff Gordon Chevrolet 23.122s (+ 0.334s) 155.696mph
21. #33 Landon Cassill Chevrolet 23.160s (+ 0.372s) 155.440mph
22. #14 Tony Stewart Chevrolet 23.165s (+ 0.377s) 155.407mph
23. #17 Ricky Stenhouse Jr. Ford 23.190s (+ 0.402s) 155.239mph
24. #48 Jimmie Johnson Chevrolet 23.195s (+ 0.407s) 155.206mph
25. #51 Austin Dillon Chevrolet 23.204s (+ 0.416s) 155.146mph
26. #47 Bobby Labonte Toyota 23.213s (+ 0.425s) 155.086mph
27. #83 David Reutimann Toyota 23.217s (+ 0.429s) 155.059mph
28. #38 David Gilliland Ford 23.230s (+ 0.442s) 154.972mph
29. #31 Jeff Burton Chevrolet 23.274s (+ 0.486s) 154.679mph
30. #9 Marcos Ambrose Ford 23.283s (+ 0.495s) 154.619mph
31. #98 Michael McDowell Ford 23.290s (+ 0.502s) 154.573mph
32. #19 Mike Bliss Toyota 23.301s (+ 0.513s) 154.500mph
33. #43 Aric Almirola Ford 23.304s (+ 0.516s) 154.480mph
34. #30 David Stremme Toyota 23.332s (+ 0.544s) 154.295mph
35. #34 David Ragan Ford 23.379s (+ 0.591s) 153.984mph
36. #87 Joe Nemechek Toyota 23.432s (+ 0.644s) 153.636mph
37. #7 Dave Blaney Chevrolet 23.444s (+ 0.656s) 153.557mph
38. #93 Travis Kvapil Toyota 23.454s (+ 0.666s) 153.492mph
39. #10 Danica Patrick Chevrolet 23.471s (+ 0.683s) 153.381mph
40. #36 JJ Yeley Chevrolet 23.546s (+ 0.758s) 152.892mph
41. #35 Josh Wise Ford 23.629s (+ 0.841s) 152.355mph
42. #32 Timmy Hill Ford 23.855s (+ 1.067s) 150.912mph
43. #44 Scott Riggs Ford 23.887s (+ 1.099s) 150.710mph

Practice 1 times

1. #48 Jimmie Johnson Chevrolet 22.556s (Leader) 159.603mph (11 laps)
2. #5 Kasey Kahne Chevrolet 22.578s (-0.022s) 159.447mph (21 laps)
3. #18 Kyle Busch Toyota 22.592s (-0.036s) 159.348mph (17 laps)
4. #78 Kurt Busch Chevrolet 22.612s (-0.056s) 159.208mph (22 laps)
5. #1 Jamie McMurray Chevrolet 22.632s (-0.076s) 159.067mph (28 laps)
6. #11 Denny Hamlin Toyota 22.670s (-0.114s) 158.800mph (21 laps)
7. #2 Brad Keselowski Ford 22.680s (-0.124s) 158.730mph (26 laps)
8. #22 Joey Logano Ford 22.694s (-0.138s) 158.632mph (31 laps)
9. #39 Ryan Newman Chevrolet 22.716s (-0.160s) 158.479mph (15 laps)
10. #24 Jeff Gordon Chevrolet 22.719s (-0.163s) 158.458mph (21 laps)
11. #56 Martin Truex Jr. Toyota 22.746s (-0.190s) 158.270mph (11 laps)
12. #99 Carl Edwards Ford 22.748s (-0.192s) 158.256mph (21 laps)
13. #15 Clint Bowyer Toyota 22.764s (-0.208s) 158.144mph (24 laps)
14. #20 Matt Kenseth Toyota 22.770s (-0.214s) 158.103mph (19 laps)
15. #43 Aric Almirola Ford 22.782s (-0.226s) 158.019mph (16 laps)
16. #88 Dale Earnhardt Jr. Chevrolet 22.788s (-0.232s) 157.978mph (23 laps)
17. #47 Bobby Labonte Toyota 22.839s (-0.283s) 157.625mph (18 laps)
18. #16 Greg Biffle Ford 22.843s (-0.287s) 157.598mph (24 laps)
19. #29 Kevin Harvick Chevrolet 22.852s (-0.296s) 157.535mph (35 laps)
20. #55 Mark Martin Toyota 22.865s (-0.309s) 157.446mph (17 laps)
21. #42 Juan Pablo Montoya Chevrolet 22.868s (-0.312s) 157.425mph (11 laps)
22. #31 Jeff Burton Chevrolet 22.877s (-0.321s) 157.363mph (18 laps)
23. #13 Casey Mears Ford 22.915s (-0.359s) 157.102mph (24 laps)
24. #9 Marcos Ambrose Ford 22.923s (-0.367s) 157.048mph (21 laps)
25. #27 Paul Menard Chevrolet 22.968s (-0.412s) 156.740mph (26 laps)
26. #51 Austin Dillon Chevrolet 22.988s (-0.432s) 156.603mph (21 laps)
27. #33 Landon Cassill Chevrolet 23.074s (-0.518s) 156.020mph (20 laps)
28. #38 David Gilliland Ford 23.085s (-0.529s) 155.945mph (21 laps)
29. #19 Mike Bliss Toyota 23.151s (-0.595s) 155.501mph (9 laps)
30. #17 Ricky Stenhouse Jr. Ford 23.163s (-0.607s) 155.420mph (18 laps)
31. #98 Michael McDowell Ford 23.195s (-0.639s) 155.206mph (9 laps)
32. #10 Danica Patrick Chevrolet 23.217s (-0.661s) 155.059mph (22 laps)
33. #7 Dave Blaney Chevrolet 23.226s (-0.670s) 154.999mph (11 laps)
34. #93 Travis Kvapil Toyota 23.258s (-0.702s) 154.785mph (20 laps)
35. #36 JJ Yeley Chevrolet 23.332s (-0.776s) 154.295mph (8 laps)
36. #14 Tony Stewart Chevrolet 23.368s (-0.812s) 154.057mph (19 laps)
37. #34 David Ragan Ford 23.412s (-0.856s) 153.767mph (29 laps)
38. #83 David Reutimann Toyota 23.419s (-0.863s) 153.721mph (13 laps)
39. #35 Josh Wise Ford 23.444s (-0.888s) 153.557mph (20 laps)
40. #32 Timmy Hill Ford 23.611s (-1.055s) 152.471mph (13 laps)
41. #87 Joe Nemechek Toyota 23.645s (-1.089s) 152.252mph (7 laps)
42. #30 David Stremme Toyota 23.655s (-1.099s) 152.188mph (11 laps)
43. #44 Scott Riggs Ford 23.730s (-1.174s) 151.707mph (10 laps)



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