Originally written on Tireball.com  |  Last updated 10/26/14
Qualifying for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Talladega Superspeedway was rained out. The rain will allow Carl Edwards to start on the pole for the Aarons 499. Edwards was the fastest in practice for the race which will be run on Sunday. One negative of the rain was the impact on the No. 81 car of Elliott Sadler which is running a limited schedule and needed to qualify for the race based on speed. Starting lineup for the Aarons 499 Pos Driver Car # Make Qual. Speed 1 Carl Edwards 99 Ford Exemption 2 Martin Truex Jr. 56 Toyota Exemption 3 Marcos Ambrose 9 Ford Exemption 4 Joey Logano 22 Ford Exemption 5 Ryan Newman 39 Chevrolet Exemption 6 Matt Kenseth 20 Toyota Exemption 7 Denny Hamlin 11 Toyota Exemption 8 Jimmie Johnson 48 Chevrolet Exemption 9 Jeff Gordon 24 Chevrolet Exemption 10 Kasey Kahne 5 Chevrolet Exemption 11 Brad Keselowski 2 Ford Exemption 12 Dale Earnhardt Jr. 88 Chevrolet Exemption 13 Kyle Busch 18 Toyota Exemption 14 Michael Waltr...
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