Found March 02, 2013 on Start 'N' Park Blog: Yardbarker Blogger Network
AVONDALE, Ariz. – Kasey Kahne led the way for Team Chevy in qualifying by piloting his No. 5 Quaker State Chevrolet SS to a second-place effort for Sunday’s Subway Fresh Fit 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Phoenix International Raceway (PIR), Round 2 of 36 on the 2013 tour. Kahne missed collecting the pole by four hundredths of a second. This will be the highest Kahne has ever started at the 1.0-mile track. Following Kahne in the line-up, six Chevy SS drivers will start the 312-mile race in the top 10: Five-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion and two-time Daytona 500 winner, Jimmie Johnson, will start third in his No. 48 Lowe’s Chevrolet SS. Johnson’s Hendrick Motorsports teammate Jeff Gordon, behind the wheel of the No. 24 Pepxi MAX Chevrolet SS, will start fifth. They are followed by Tony Stewart, No. 14 Bass Pro Shops/Mobil 1 Racing Chevrolet SS in sixth and Kevin Harvick, No. 29 Jimmy John’s Chevrolet SS in seventh. Ryan Newman in the No. 39 Quicken Loans Chevrolet SS ro...

Kasey Kahne Subway Fresh Fit 500 Race Preview

DAYTONA RECAP: Kasey Kahne started sixth in the season-opening Daytona 500 at Daytona (Fla.) International Speedway and was working his way to third on Lap 28 when he was collected in a multi-car incident. Kahne’s team worked quickly in the garage to make repairs, and the driver of the No. 5 Chevrolet SS returned to the track at Lap 89 to pick up valuable points. Kahne gained a...

CUP: Stars Seek To Bounce Back

Kasey Kahne will start second on Sunday at Phoenix International Raceway…

Mark Martin edges Kasey Kahne for Phoenix pole

Mark Martin may not be the oldest driver to win a pole in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series — yet — but with his top qualifying effort Friday at Phoenix International Raceway, the seemingly ageless driver remained the second oldest driver to win a pole. Martin, 54, was the only driver in time trials for Sunday's Subway Fresh Fit 500 to top 138 mph. Martin's lap at 138.074...

Martin Takes 56th Pole; Subway Fresh Fit 500 Starting Lineup

By: Toby Christie – Follow on Twitter @Tobalical For the second consecutive season, Mark Martin cruised to the pole position for the Subway Fresh Fit 500 at Phoenix. This time around he narrowly edged out Kasey Kahne with a lap of 138.074 mph. This pole position is the 56th of Mark Martin’s — driver of the No. 55 Aaron’s Toyota — Sprint Cup Series career. Here is the full...

Mark Martin takes pole at Phoenix

Mark Martin will be on the pole at Phoenix International Raceway for the second straight year after becoming the second-oldest pole-sitter in NASCAR history. Martin went around PIR's mile oval at a speed of 138.075 mph on Friday to earn his 56th career pole a week after finishing third in the Daytona 500. Martin turned 54 in January, leaving him a few months short beating Harry...
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