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As Jamie McMurray turned a corner on the season with a string of
solid finishes, he picked Sonoma Raceway as an upcoming track he
was looking forward to racing.
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Jamie McMurray summed up NASCAR's new qualifying procedure as "a success."
That's understandable. McMurray will start from the pole on Sunday for the Toyota/Save Mart 350 after posting the top time of 75.422 seconds (94.986 mph).
"I was fairly fortunate because I was the last car to go out in my group and when I left the pits I asked them where Marcos (Ambrose...
Jamie McMurray was the fastest qualifier for Sunday’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Sonoma. McMurray will lead a field of 43 cars to the green flag for the start of the Toyota SaveMark 350K, the first of two road course races on the Cup Series schedule.
Qualifying was a little different this year as NASCAR decided to send the cars out in packs of five or six cars to speed up...
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On Sunday Jamie McMurray will be the first of 43 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series drivers to take the green flag at Sonoma for the Toyota Save Mart 350k. McMurray was the fastest qualifier for the first road course race on the cup schedule.
Once known as Sears Point for the nearby Sears ranch, Sonoma Raceway was recently titled Infineon Raceway until the company elected...
SONOMA, CA – Jamie McMurray took advantage of the new qualifying format at Sonoma Raceway to put his No. 1 Cessna Chevrolet SS on the pole with a fast speed of 94.986 mph for Sunday’s Save Mart 350 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race. It was McMurray’s ninth Cup career pole, and the first of the 2013 season. He was also the pole winner at Sonoma in 2007.
The new qualifying format...
Those who were surprised that Jamie McMurray won the Coors Light pole for Sunday’s Toyota Save Mart 350 at Sonoma Raceway simply haven’t been paying attention.
With a lap at 94.986 mph (75.422 seconds) in Saturday’s time trials, McMurray edged pre-qualifying favorite Marcos Ambrose (94.924 mph) for the top spot in the first group-based qualifying format ever used in NASCAR’s...
Jamie McMurray won the pole for Sunday’s Toyota/Save Mart 350 from Sonoma with a time of 75.422 seconds. Marcos Ambrose, Carl Edwards, Greg Biffle, and Clint Bowyer round out the top five starting positions. With 43 entries, no drivers missed the race. The event will be live on TNT at 3 PM EST.