NSCS Pole Report: Kurt Busch breaks track record!

Kurt Busch at Texas Motor Speedway
Credit: Debbie Ross/Skirts and Scuffs.

A new record was set today during Cup qualifying for the Southern 500. Kurt Busch had a speed of 181.918 MPH. setting a new track record for qualifying.

Danica Patrick hit the wall in practice and had to go to a back-up car, but since she practiced in her back-up car she will not have to start in the rear of the field.

Now here’s your starting lineup for the Bojangles’ Southern 500!

  1.  Kurt Busch
  2. Jimmie Johnson
  3. Kyle Busch
  4. Kasey Kahne
  5. Martin Truex Jr.
  6. Denny Hamlin
  7. Matt Kenseth
  8. Jeff Gordon
  9. Greg Biffle
  10. Kevin Harvick
  11. Jeff Burton
  12. Juan Pablo Montoya
  13. Clint Bowyer
  14. Rick Stenhouse Jr.
  15. Paul Menard
  16. Dale Earnhardt Jr.
  17. Carl Edwards
  18. Aric Almirola
  19. Casey Mears
  20. Tony Stewart
  21. Ryan Newman
  22. Mark Martin
  23. Bobby Labonte
  24. Marcos Ambrose
  25. Jamie McMurray
  26. Brad Keselowski
  27. Regan Smith
  28. Travis Kvapil
  29. David Gilliland
  30. Joey Logano
  31. David Ragan
  32. Landon Cassill
  33. David Reutimann
  34. Josh Wise
  35. Michael McDowell
  36. Scott Speed
  37. Dave Blaney
  38. Mike Bliss
  39. David Stremme
  40. Danica Patrick
  41. Timmy Hill
  42. J.J. Yeley
  43. Joe Nemechek
To all you moms out there, Happy Mother's Day! 

NSCS Pole Report: Kurt Busch breaks track record! NSCS Pole Report: Kurt Busch breaks track record! Reviewed by Lacy Page on Friday, May 10, 2013 Rating: 5