Originally written on Start 'N' Park Blog  |  Last updated 8/27/14
Rain allowed Brad Keselowski to win the pole for Sunday’s Kobalt Tools 400 from Las Vegas based on last year’s owner points. Clint Bowyer, Jimmie Johnson, Kasey Kahne, and Greg Biffle round out the top five starting positions. The only driver that missed the field was Mike Bliss. The event will be live on FOX at 3 PM EST. Pos # Driver Team Reason 1 2 Brad Keselowski Miller Lite Ford 2012 OP – 1st 2 15 Clint Bowyer 5-hour Energy Toyota 2012 OP – 2nd 3 48 Jimmie Johnson Lowe’s / Kobalt Tools Chevrolet 2012 OP – 3rd 4 5 Kasey Kahne Farmers Insurance Chevrolet 2012 OP – 4th 5 16 Greg Biffle American Red Cross / 3M Ford 2012 OP – 5th 6 11 Denny Hamlin FedEx Office Toyota 2012 OP – 6th 7 17 Ricky Stenhouse Jr. Zest Ford 2012 OP – 7th 8 29 Kevin Harvick Rheem Chevrolet 2012 OP – 8th 9 14 Tony Stewart MOBIL 1 Racing / Bass Pro Shops Chevrolet 2012 OP – 9th 10 24 Jeff Gordon Drive to End Hunger Chevrolet 2012 OP – 10th 11 56 Martin Truex Jr. NAPA Auto Parts Toyota 2012 OP – 11th 12 88 Dale Earnhardt Jr. AMP Energy Orange Chevrolet 2012 OP – 12th 13 18 Kyle Busch M&M’s Toyota 2012 OP – 13th 14 39 Ryan Newman Quicken Loans Chevrolet 2012 OP – 14th 15 55 Mark Martin Aaron’s Dream Machine Toyota 2012 OP – 15th 16 99 Carl Edwards Aflac Ford 2012 OP – 16th 17 27 Paul Menard Menards / Schrock Chevrolet 2012 OP – 17th 18 20 Matt Kenseth Dollar General Toyota 2012 OP – 18th 19 9 Marcos Ambrose Stanley Ford 2012 OP – 19th 20 31 Jeff Burton Caterpillar Chevrolet 2012 OP – 20th 21 22 Joey Logano Shell Pennzoil Ford 2012 OP – 21st 22 43 Aric Almirola Farmland Ford 2012 OP – 22nd 23 1 Jamie McMurray McDonald’s Chevrolet 2012 OP – 23rd 24 78 Kurt Busch Furniture Row Racing / Serta Chevrolet 2012 OP – 24th 25 42 Juan Pablo Montoya AXE Apollo Chevrolet 2012 OP – 25th 26 47 Bobby Labonte Kingsford Toyota 2012 OP – 26th 27 51 Austin Dillon Tag Heuer Chevrolet 2012 OP – 27th 28 93 Travis Kvapil Burger King / Dr Pepper Toyota 2012 OP – 28th 29 34 David Ragan  Ford 2012 OP – 29th 30 13 Casey Mears GEICO Ford 2012 OP – 30th 31 38 David Gilliland Long John Silver’s Ford 2012 OP – 31st 32 83 David Reutimann Burger King / Dr Pepper Toyota 2012 OP – 32nd 33 7 Dave Blaney SANY Chevrolet 2012 OP – 33rd 34 32 Ken Schrader Federated Auto Parts Ford 2012 OP – 34th 35 36 JJ Yeley Accell Construction Chevrolet 2012 OP – 35th 36 21 Trevor Bayne Motorcraft / Quick Lane Tire & Auto Ford 2012 OP – 36th 37 10 Danica Patrick GoDaddy Racing Chevrolet 2013 OP – 23rd 38 30 David Stremme MGM Grand, Las Vegas / Lean1 Toyota 2013 OP – 27th 39 98 Michael McDowell Ambient Edge HVAC Ford 2013 OP – 28th 40 95 Scott Speed Surrender the Sponsor Ford 2013 OA – 37th 41 33 Landon Cassill Little Joe’s Autos Chevrolet 2013 OA – 38th 42 87 Joe Nemechek Maddie’sPlaceRocks.com Toyota 2013 OA – 41st 43 35 Josh Wise MDS Transport / Riviera Hotel & Casino Ford 2013 OA – 42th DNQ: #19 Mike Bliss
MORE FROM YARDBARKER

Suh blames 'numb feet' for stepping on Rodgers

Clippers reportedly ‘don’t like each other’

Jets reportedly have reached out to Jim Mora

Braxton Miller interested in transferring to Florida State

Report: Josh McDaniels to interview with 49ers, Falcons

Kevin Sumlin fires assistant who shoved WVU players

LIKE WHAT YOU SEE?
GET THE DAILY NEWSLETTER:

Rick Pitino didn't start Chris Jones because of flop

Ray Farmer addresses Johnny Manziel’s partying, future

Will Florida State light up a shorthanded Oregon secondary?

Ndamukong Suh wins appeal, will play this weekend

Texas A&M coach Kevin Sumlin fires pool boy on Twitter

Rodney Harrison: J.J. Watt best player in NFL, should be MVP

Ed Reed: Suh should have gotten multi-game suspension

Jim Harbaugh, Michigan Wolverines get their groove back

Top storyline for each NFL Wild Card Playoff game

Ravens head of security charged with sex offense

WATCH: Puck hits Predators broadcaster in head

DeMarco Murray gifted 22 watches to Cowboys teammates

Padres trade Seth Smith to Mariners for Brandon Maurer

Michigan selling Harbaugh throwbacks, khaki pants

WATCH: Florida loses on tip-in to wrong basket

Report: Rex Ryan to interview with 49ers and Falcons

Whom should the San Francisco 49ers hire next?

Report: Glare may push back start of Winter Classic

NASCAR News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

By clicking "Sign Me Up", you have read and agreed to the Fox Sports Digital Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. You can opt out at any time. For more information, please see our Privacy Policy.

Clippers reportedly ‘don’t like each other’

Top storylines: NFL Wild Card Playoffs

Miller interested in transferring to FSU

Ravens' security boss charged with sex offense

Shawn Marion, The Matrix and the small forward evolution

10 sports media predictions for 2015

Rodney Harrison: Watt should be MVP

Top candidates to fill open NFL jobs

The 14 'Wonder Women' athletes of 2014

Manziel wishes LeBron happy b-day

Best remaining MLB free agents

New Year's resolutions for ten NFL players

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.