Found November 09, 2012 on Tireball.com:
Source: Christian Petersen/Getty Images North America Kyle Busch, driver of the No.18 M&M’s Toyota for Joe Gibbs Racing is starting on the pole for this weekends Advocare 500 at Phoenix International Raceway. Martin Truex Jr. was on the provisional pole. He stood watching, crossing his fingers in anticipation during Busch’s run. Busch was the last car out and set a new track record of 138.766 for not only the tracks new configuration but the old one as well. This is the No.18 teams second pole of the 2012 season. Current NASCAR Sprint Cup Series points leader, Jimmie Johnson struggled to have a solid qualifying run and will start 24th, while Brad Keselowski will start in front of him in 14th position. J.J Yeley  failed to qualify. Full Starting Lineup for Advocare 500: Kyle Busch Martin Truex Jr. Denny Hamlin Kasey Kahne Aric Almirola Kurt Busch Paul Menard Regan Smith Tony Stewart Mark Martin Jeff Gordon Ryan Newman Carl Edwards Brad Keselowski Joey Logano Clint Bowyer Marcos Ambrose Jamie McMurray Kevin Harvick Greg Biffle Juan Pablo Montoya Matt Kenseth Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jimmie Johnson Casey Mears Sam Hornish Jr. Landon Cassill Michael McDowell David Ragan Bobby Labonte David Gilliland David Stremme Jeff Burton David Reutimann Stephen Leicht Mike Bliss Danica Patrick Josh Wise Travis Kvapil Jason Leffler Timmy Hill Dave Blaney Joe Nemechek
THE BACKYARD
BEST OF MAXIM
AROUND THE WEB
RELATED ARTICLES

CUP: Advantage To Kyle Busch, Keselowski

Kyle Busch will start from the pole today…

Kurt Busch AdvoCare 500 Race Preview

DENVER, Colo.  – As a passionate ambassador for the Armed Forces Foundation, Sunday’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Phoenix International Raceway carries a special meaning for Furniture Row Racing driver Kurt Busch. “It’s Veterans Day on Sunday and this is a time when we all need to reflect and pay tribute to those men and women – past and present — who sacrificed...

Kyle Busch Great Clips 200 Race Preview

MOORESVILLE, N.C. – While there are two races left in the NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) season, there is still hope amongst the No. 54 Kyle Busch Motorsports (KBM) team members that a victory with team owner-driver Kyle Busch is eminent. The first year results for this young team have included two pole-qualifying positions and one early win, with fellow Monster Energy driver Kurt...

CUP: Busch Fast, Johnson Struggles

Kyle Busch claimed the pole at Phoenix International Raceway on Friday…

Busch wins pole; Keseloswki bests Johnson

AVONDALE, Ariz. (AP) -- Brad Keselowski isn't rolling over for Jimmie Johnson, not with two races to go in their championship battle and not at Phoenix International Raceway. Keselowski outqualified Johnson by 10 positions Friday at one of the five-time NASCAR champion's best race tracks. It was an unusual twist for the top two contenders, as Johnson is typically the better...

Fourth-Place Finish in Phoenix Return for Kyle Busch

The NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) returned to Phoenix (Ariz.) International Raceway Saturday for the second time of the 2012 season, to compete again on the 1.0-mile track nestled in the Arizona Mountains. The Kyle Busch Motorsports (KBM) team looked forward to the late-season event, as they continued the effort to secure a second victory from its inaugural run as a new team in...

Phoenix: NASCAR green flag start time, pole, and starting lineup

The drivers are at Phoenix International Raceway for the AdvoCare500k, the second to the last race of the NASCAR Chase and subsequently the season. Kyle Busch is starting on the pole at Phoenix, his second of 2012 and the eighth of his career. Jimmie Johnson, currently the points leader entering today’s race struggled during qualifying and is starting in 24th position, while Brad...

Kyle Busch Phoenix Press Conference – Pole Winner VIDEO

Kyle Busch won the pole for Sunday’s AdvoCare 500 from the Phoenix International Raceway with a new track record of 25.943 seconds. Afterwards he spoke to the media about winning the pole and his outlook for Sunday’s race. Video courtesy of NASCAR Media Group.

Keselowski will start ahead of Johnson

Kyle Busch set a track in winning the pole at Phoenix International Raceway, where Brad Keselowski got a jump on Jimmie Johnson in their tight championship race. Busch ran a lap of 138.766 mph in Friday's qualifying session to win the pole in his Toyota. It broke the track record of 137.279 set by Carl Edwards in 2011. Martin Truex Jr. qualified second and Denny Hamlin was...

AdvoCare 500 from Phoenix First Practice Times

Kyle Busch led the way with a lap of 26.127 seconds in the first practice for the AdvoCare 500 from Phoenix. Rounding out the top five was Denny Hamlin, Clint Bowyer, Kasey Kahne, and Martin Truex, Jr. Championship leaders Jimmie Johnson (27th) and Brad Keselowski (21st) didn’t show the speed fans would expect out of them. Pos Car Driver Team Time Behind 1 18 Kyle Busch...

Brian Scott Phoenix Press Conference – Race Winner VIDEO

Brian Scott picked up his first win of the 2012 season in any NASCAR division, with a win in Friday night’s Lucas Oil 150 from the Phoenix International Raceway. He drove his Kyle Busch Motorsports Toyota to the lead on a late restart and sailed to the victory over Kyle Larson. Afterwards, Scott spoke at the media center with reporters. Video courtesy of NASCAR Media Group.

AdvoCare 500 from Phoenix Second Practice Times

Kyle Busch led the way with a lap of 26.558 seconds in the second practice for the AdvoCare 500 from Phoenix. Rounding out the top five was Denny Hamlin, Martin Truex, Jr., Brad Keselowski, and Joey Logano. Points leader Jimmie Johnson posted the 24th best lap, 0.359 seconds off of Busch’s time. Pos # Driver Team Time Behind 1 18 Kyle Busch M&M’s Toyota 26.558...

Sprint Cup Championship Battle Heating Up Going Into The Dessert

The battle for the Sprint Cup Series championship is neck-and-neck heading to Phoenix. Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images *Editor’s Note: This Phoenix race preview is brought to you by Prilosec OTC Wildberry. By: Toby Christie – Follow on Twitter @Tobalical NASCAR has gotten exactly what it wanted out of the Chase For The Sprint Cup “Playoff” format — drama. Last...

AdvoCare 500 from Phoenix Starting Lineup

Kyle Busch won the pole for Sunday’s AdvoCare 500 from Phoenix with a time of 25.943 seconds. Martin Truex, Jr., Denny Hamlin, Kasey Kahne, and Aric Almirola round out the top five starting positions. The only driver who did not make the event was J.J. Yeley. The event will be live on ESPN at 2 PM EST. Pos # Driver Team Time 1 18 Kyle Busch M&M’s Toyota 25.943...

AdvoCare 500 from Phoenix Final Practice Times

Kyle Busch led the way with a lap of 26.617 seconds in the final practice for the AdvoCare 500 from Phoenix. Rounding out the top five was Kasey Kahne, Joey Logano, Aric Almirola, and Jeff Gordon. Pos # Driver Team Time Behind 1 18 Kyle Busch M&M’s Toyota 26.617 Leader 2 5 Kasey Kahne Farmers Insurance Chevrolet 26.634 -0.017 3 20 Joey Logano Dollar General...
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.