Found September 08, 2012 on MyTeamRivals.com:
  Hendrick Motorsports claimed both front-row starting spots for Saturday night’s Federated Auto Parts 400 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Richmond (Va.) International Raceway during pole qualifying on Friday.   Dale Earnhardt Jr. claimed his first-career Richmond pole and his first pole starting spot of the season with a 21.256-second qualifying lap.   “The car drove really good in that qualifying run,” Earnhardt said. “We’ve been working over the last two years to improve.”   When the field takes the green flag Saturday, he’ll be joined on the front row by HMS teammate Jeff Gordon, who was second in qualifying with a 21.263-second lap on Friday.   “I think this is a big mission accomplishment for us,” Gordon said.   Gordon is one of a handful of drivers racing for the final wild card spot to be one of the 12 drivers in this year’s Chase for the Sprint Cup, set to begin next weekend at Chicagoland Speedway.   Regan Smith qualified third to give Chevrolet the first three spots on t
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