Friday, September 24, 2010

Johnson Captures Pole For Sunday's Dover AAA 400

Jimmie Johnson and his No. 48 Lowe's/KOBALT Tools Chevrolet won the Coors Light Pole Award for the AAA 400 (40th Running) with a lap of 23.116 seconds, 155.736 mph. This is his 25th pole in 319 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races, and his second pole and 21st top-10 start in 2010. This is also his third pole in 18 races at Dover International Speedway.

Running second, AJ Allmendinger and his No. 43 Insignia HDTV Ford posted his eighth top-10 start of 2010 and his fourth in eight races at Dover International Speedway.

Starting third, Mark Martin and his No. 5 Delphi/ Chevrolet posted his 30th top-10 start at Dover International Speedway. It is his 11th in 28 races this season.

Martin Truex Jr. and his No. 56 NAPA Toyota will start fourth, with Denny Hamlin and his No. 11 FedEx Express Toyota rounding out the top five qualifiers.

Kevin Conway (41st) was the fastest qualifying rookie.

Overall, 46 NASCAR Sprint Cup entries attempted to qualify for Sunday's second race in the 'Chase'.

Dover Starting Lineup

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