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Youngest Wallace Speeds To Pole In Goody’s 500

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Kenny Wallace, the youngest of the three racing brothers from St. Louis, who turns 34 today, won the pole for the Goody’s Headache Powders 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway.

Wallace knocked Jeff Gordon off the pole with a lap of 123.039 mph. Gordon had held the top spot at 122.874.

It was the second pole of his Winston Cup career, both coming this season.

Spokane’s Chad Little had a lap of 121.351 to place him 36th, not fast enough to qualify.

Jimmy Spencer won a battle with rookie Steve Park, earning his first Busch Grand National victory since 1992 in the Food City 250 at Bristol (Tenn.) Motor Speedway.

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