Logano claims 10th career Nationwide pole

96415477TP006_TMSJoey Logano will start on the pole for Sunday’s O'Reilly Auto Parts 300 Nationwide race at Texas Motor Speedway. He ran the fastest lap of 29.085 seconds, 185.663 mph in the No. 20 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota during Friday’s qualifying session.

This is Logano’s 10th pole in 47 Nationwide Series starts. It marks his third pole in 2010.

Clint Bowyer, stepping into the No. 21 Richard Childress Racing Chevrolet for John Wes Townley, will start on the outside pole.

Greg Biffle, driving for Baker Curb Racing, spun out during qualifying. He will start from the 42nd position.

Roush-Fenway driver Ricky Stenhouse Jr. was the fastest qualifying rookie and will start fifth.

Because of rain Saturday, the O'Reilly Auto Parts 300 was postponed to Sunday at 9 p.m. ET on ESPN2 following the conclusion of the Samsung Mobile 500 Sprint Cup race.

Starting lineup:

1 Joey Logano
2 Clint Bowyer
3 Kyle Busch
4 Carl Edwards
5 Ricky Stenhouse Jr.*
6 Jason Leffler Toyota
7 Jamie McMurray
8 Steve Wallace
9 Paul Menard
10 Brian Scott*
11 Colin Braun*
12 Brad Keselowski
13 Brendan Gaughan
14 Trevor Bayne
15 Mike Bliss
16 Kevin Harvick
17 Shelby Howard
18 Justin Allgaier
19 Kevin Lepage
20 Chad McCumbee
21 Jeremy Clements
22 Reed Sorenson
23 Dennis Setzer
24 David Gilliland
25 Michael McDowell
26 David Reutimann
27 Danny O'Quinn Jr.
28 David Starr
29 Landon Cassill
30 Joe Nemechek
31 Justin Lofton
32 Mark Green
33 James Buescher*
34 Mike Wallace
35 Scott Lagasse Jr.
36 Michael Annett
37 Tony Raines
38 Eric McClure
39 Kenny Wallace+
40 Robert Richardson Jr.+
41 Brian Keselowski+
42 Greg Biffle+
43 Danny Efland

Did Not Qualify:
Jason Keller
Derrike Cope
Josh Wise
Morgan Shepherd

+Owner points

Logano claims 10th career Nationwide pole Logano claims 10th career Nationwide pole Reviewed by Admin on Friday, April 16, 2010 Rating: 5