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Saturday, June 16, 2012
Marcos Ambrose on Michigan Pole at Record Setting 203 MPH
Maybe....Two straight weeks? Winner from the pole? (Getty)
Marcos Ambrose has won the pole for Sunday's Quicken Loans 400 at Michigan International Speedway. Ambrose shattered the track record of 194 mph set in 2005 by Ryan Newman with a lap of 203.241 mph. He became the third fastest driver ever to qualify for a Cup race behind Bill Elliott and Cale Yarborough.