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No Bull - Vickers On Pole For NASCAR Sprint Cup Race At Michigan International Speedway

Brian Vickers, driver of the No. 83 Red Bull Toyota, posted the fastest lap in NASCAR Sprint Cup Series qualifying this afternoon at Michigan International Speedway for the LifeLock 400.


 

Brian Vickers won the Coors Light Pole Award for the LifeLock 400 with a lap of 38.073 seconds, 189.110 mph.

This is his eighth pole in 187 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races.

This is his third pole and seventh top-10 start in 2009.

This is his second pole in 11 races at Michigan International Speedway.

Kyle Busch (second) posted his 11th top-10 start of 2009 and his fifth in nine races at Michigan International Speedway.

Jimmie Johnson (third) posted his 10th top-10 start at Michigan International Speedway. It is his 12th in 15 races this season.

Scott Speed (21st) was the fastest qualifying rookie.

 

 

Starting Line Up by Row
Michigan International Speedway
LifeLock 400
Driver Date Time Speed
Track Race Record: Dale Jarrett 06/13/99 02:17:56 173.997

Pos Car Driver Team Time Speed
Row 1:
1 83 Brian Vickers Red Bull Toyota 38.073 189.110
2 18 Kyle Busch M&M’s Toyota 38.189 188.536
Row 2: 3 48 Jimmie Johnson Lowe’s Chevrolet 38.237 188.299
4 00 David Reutimann Aaron’s Dream Machine Toyota 38.270 188.137
Row 3: 5 2 Kurt Busch Miller Lite Dodge 38.308 187.950
6 44 A J Allmendinger Stanley Tools Dodge 38.320 187.891
Row 4: 7 42 Juan Pablo Montoya Target Chevrolet 38.363 187.681
8 9 Kasey Kahne Budweiser Dodge 38.419 187.407
Row 5: 9 33 Clint Bowyer Cheerios Chevrolet 38.437 187.320
10 34 John Andretti Taco Bell Chevrolet 38.451 187.251
Row 6: 11 14 Tony Stewart Office Depot / Old Spice Chevrolet 38.482 187.100
12 29 Kevin Harvick Shell / Pennzoil Chevrolet 38.489 187.066
Row 7: 13 7 Robby Gordon Jim Beam / Red Stag / Kid Rock Toyota 38.489 187.066
14 11 Denny Hamlin FedEx Express Toyota 38.490 187.062
Row 8: 15 21 Bill Elliott Motorcraft Ford 38.521 186.911
16 17 Matt Kenseth carhartt Ford 38.527 186.882
Row 9: 17 96 Bobby Labonte Ask.com Ford 38.542 186.809
18 39 Ryan Newman U.S. Army Chevrolet 38.559 186.727
Row 10: 19 1 Martin Truex Jr. GE reveal Chevrolet 38.578 186.635
20 16 Greg Biffle 3M Ford 38.589 186.582
Row 11: 21 82 Scott Speed # Red Bull Toyota 38.599 186.533
22 31 Jeff Burton Caterpillar Chevrolet 38.604 186.509
Row 12: 23 6 David Ragan UPS Ford 38.617 186.446
24 20 Joey Logano # The Home Depot Toyota 38.621 186.427
Row 13: 25 19 Elliott Sadler Best Buy Dodge 38.650 186.287
26 12 David Stremme No. 12 Penske Dodge 38.651 186.282
Row 14: 27 24 Jeff Gordon DuPont/Nat. Gd. ‘Yr. of the NCO’ Chevrolet 38.662 186.229
28 43 Reed Sorenson Reynolds Wrap Dodge 38.667 186.205
Row 15: 29 99 Carl Edwards Aflac Ford 38.700 186.047
30 88 Dale Earnhardt Jr. AMP Energy / National Guard Chevrolet 38.709 186.003
Row 16: 31 26 Jamie McMurray Crown Royal Ford 38.738 185.864
32 5 Mark Martin CARQUEST / Kellogg’s Chevrolet 38.740 185.854
Row 17: 33 47 Marcos Ambrose RaceSavers.com Toyota 38.754 185.787
34 77 Sam Hornish Jr. Mobil 1 Dodge 38.754 185.787
Row 18: 35 71 David Gilliland Charter Air Transport Chevrolet 38.801 185.562
36 55 Michael Waltrip NAPA Auto Parts Toyota 38.815 185.495
Row 19: 37 07 Casey Mears Jack Daniel’s Chevrolet 38.886 185.157
38 98 Paul Menard Pittsburgh Paints / Menards Ford 38.899 185.095
Row 20: 39 66 Dave Blaney Prism Motorsports Toyota 38.931 184.943
40 87 Joe Nemechek Nemco Motosports Toyota 38.945 184.876
Row 21: 41 37 Tony Raines Long John Silver’s Dodge 39.017 184.535
42 09 Sterling Marlin Miccosukee Indian Gaming & Resort Dodge 39.037 184.440
Row 22: 43 13 Max Papis # GEICO Toyota 39.267 183.360
Did Not Qualify: # 36 Mike Skinner.

 

Courtesy: NASCAR Media Relations

Coors Light Pole Winner: Brian Vickers

Age: 25

Team : No. 83 - Red Bull Toyota

Owner: Dietrich Mateschitz

Crew Chief: Ryan Pemberton


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