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Qualifying times: Subway 500.

Ryan Newman's chances of taking this year's Nextel Cup may now be slim but the driver of the #12 ALLTEL Dodge is not giving up, setting pole position for this Sunday's Subway 500 with a record 97.043mph lap around the retarmaced and faster Martinsville Speedway.

Rusty Wallace will start the #2 Miller Lite Dodge second, while best of the three title favourites is Dale Earnhardt Jr, lining up the #8 Budweiser Chevrolet third. Points leader Kurt Busch starts seventh in the #97 Sharpie/Irwin Ford, while his closest rival, five times Martinsville winner Jeff Gordon, could only manage 15th in the #24 Dupont Chevrolet.

The Subway 500 starts at around 1pm Eastern Time on Sunday, 6pm in the UK. Check back to Crash.net for the full story.

Qualifying times, Subway 500, Martinsville Speedway, Virginia, 2004 NASCAR Nextel Cup Series round 32 of 36.

1. Ryan Newman #12 ALLTEL Dodge Penske Racing 97.043mph
2. Rusty Wallace #2 Miller Lite Dodge Penske Racing 96.234mph
3. Dale Earnhardt Jr. #8 Budweiser Chevrolet Dale Earnhardt Incorporated 96.205mph
4. Ward Burton # 0 Netzero HiSpeed ChevroletHaas CNC Racing 96.107mph
5. Travis Kvapil #06 Mobil 1/Jasper Engines Dodge Penske Racing 96.102mph
6. Scott Riggs * #10 Valvoline Chevrolet MBV Motorsports 96.063mph
7. Kurt Busch #97 Sharpie/IRWIN FordRoush Racing 96.039mph
8. Jamie McMurray #42 Texaco Havoline Dodge Chip Ganassi Racing 96.039mph
9. Ricky Rudd #21 Motorcraft/US Air Force FordWood Brothers Racing 95.772mph
10. Jeff Green #43 Cheerios/Betty Crocker Dodge Petty Enterprises 95.743mph
11. Jeremy Mayfield #19 Dodge Dealers/UAW DodgeEvernham Motorsports 95.738mph
12. Jeff Burton # 30 America Online Chevrolet Richard Childress Racing 95.670mph
13. Tony Stewart #20 Home Depot Chevrolet Joe Gibbs Racing 95.665mph
14. Brendan Gaughan * #77 Kodak/Jasper Engines DodgePenske/Jasper Racing 95.656mph
15. Jeff Gordon #24 Dupont Chevrolet Hendrick Motorsports 95.651mph
16. Sterling Marlin #40 Coors Light Dodge Chip Ganassi Racing 95.622mph
17. Bobby Labonte #18 Interstate Batteries Chevrolet Joe Gibbs Racing 95.549mph
18. Jimmie Johnson #48 Lowe's Chevrolet Hendrick Motorsports 95.304mph
19. Kevin Harvick #29 GM Goodwrench Chevrolet Richard Childress Racing 95.218mph
20. Ken Schrader #49 Schwan's Home Service Dodge BAM Racing 95.127mph
21. Greg Biffle #16 National Guard/Subway FordRoush Racing 95.098mph
22. Carl Edwards #99 Roush Racing Ford Roush Racing 94.912mph
23. Mark Martin # 6 Viagra Ford Roush Racing 94.799mph
24. Scott Wimmer * #22 Caterpillar Dodge Bill Davis Racing 94.784mph
25. Matt Kenseth #17 DeWalt Ford Roush Racing 94.770mph
26. Kyle Petty #45 Georgia Pacific/Brawny DodgePetty Enterprises 94.756mph
27. Terry Labonte #5 Kellogg's ChevroletHendrick Motorsports 94.746mph
28. Casey Mears #41 Target/Breast Cancer Research Foundation DodgeChip Ganassi Racing 94.732mph
29. Joe Nemechek #01 US Army Chevrolet MB2 Motorsports 94.689mph
30. Michael Waltrip #15 NAPA Auto Parts Chevrolet Dale Earnhardt Incorporated 94.618mph
31. Hermie Sadler #02 SCORE Motorsports ChevroletAngela Sadler 94.604mph
32. Dale Jarrett #88 UPS Ford Robert Yates Racing 94.534mph
33. Elliott Sadler #38 M&M's Ford Robert Yates Racing 94.444mph
34. Brian Vickers * #25 GMAC Financial Services Chevrolet Hendrick Motorsports 94.289mph
35. Bobby Hamilton Jr #32 Tide ChevroletPPI Motorsports 94.040mph
36. Robby Gordon #31 Cingular Wireless Chevrolet Richard Childress Racing 93.975mph
37. Chad Chaffin #198 Mach One Inc Ford William Edwards 93.956mph
38. Kasey Kahne *#9 Dodge Dealers/UAW DodgeEvernham Motorsports 93.761mph
39. Jimmy Spencer #4 Lucas Oil Products Chevrolet Morgan-McClure Racing 92.124mph (provisional)
40. Todd Bodine #50 Arnold Development Companies Dodge Arnold Racing 92.769mph (provisional)
41. Kirk Shelmerdine #172 Vote for Bush Ford Kirk Shelmerdine 87.968mph (provisional)
42. Morgan Shepherd #89 Racing With Jesus/Red Line Oil Dodge Cindy Shepherd 92.159mph (provisional)
43. Kevin Lepage #137 Carter's Royal Dispos-all Dodge John Carter 92.556mph (provisional)
Did not qualify
44. Klaus Graf #159 BAM Racing Dodge BAM Racing 93.687mph
45. Mike Garvey #275 Jani-King Dodge Randall Haefelle93.474mph
46. Mario Gosselin #280 Hover Motorsports FordHover Motorsports 92.710mph
47. Ryan McGlynn #200 Buyers Choice Auto Warranties ChevroletRaynard McGlynn 91.624mph
48. Greg Sacks #113 ARC Dehooker/Vita Coco DodgeJames Wilsberg 91.416mph
49. Brad Teague #194 WW Motorsports Ford David Watson 90.503mph
50. Carl Long #146 RacingMetal.com Dodge Glenn Motorsport no time
* Rookie of the Year contender.



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