Truex captures pole for Autism Speaks 400

Martin Truex Jr. won the pole position for Sunday's Autism Speaks 400 presented by Hershey's Milk and Milkshakes at Dover International Speedway. This is his first pole with Michael Waltrip Racing.

Truex ran the fastest lap of 157.315 mph, 22.884 seconds in Friday's qualifying session. This is his fifth Sprint Cup Series pole and his first at Dover. Truex's single victory in the series came at the spring race in 2007.

Kasey Kahne will start on the outside pole.

Casey Mears, who is standing in for Brian Vickers in the No. 83 Red Bull Toyota, qualified 39th. Vickers was diagnosed with blood clots in his lungs and legs this week and is undergoing treatment. He will not race until further notice.

Starting lineup for the Autism Speaks 400 presented by Hershey's Milk and Milkshakes:

1. Martin Truex Jr.
2. Kasey Kahne
3. Mark Martin
4. Kyle Busch
5. Jimmie Johnson
6. Ryan Newman
7. Clint Bowyer
8. AJ Allmendinger
9. Carl Edwards
10. Sam Hornish Jr.
11. Jamie McMurray
12. Kurt Busch
13. David Reutimann
14. Denny Hamlin
15. Jeff Gordon
16. Tony Stewart
17. Jeff Burton
18. Joey Logano
19. Elliott Sadler
20. Brad Keselowski
21. Matt Kenseth
22. David Ragan
23. Paul Menard
24. Greg Biffle
25. JJ Yeley
26. Marcos Ambrose
27. Dale Earnhardt Jr.
28. Juan Pablo Montoya
29. Scott Speed
30. Kevin Harvick
31. David Stremme
32. Mike Bliss
33. Bobby Labonte
34. Michael McDowell
35. Dave Blaney
36. Joe Nemechek
37. Regan Smith
38. Travis Kvapil
39. Casey Mears
40. David Gilliland
41. Kevin Conway#
42. Robby Gordon
43. Johnny Sauter

# Rookie

Did not qualify:
Todd Bodine
Max Papis

Truex captures pole for Autism Speaks 400 Truex captures pole for Autism Speaks 400 Reviewed by Rebecca Kivak on Friday, May 14, 2010 Rating: 5