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Kyle Busch wins Vegas pole

NASCAR
Friday, February 29, 2008

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Kyle Busch
Sprint Cup Series points leader Kyle Busch won the pole Friday for the UAW-Dodge 400 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.  Busch, who also leads the Craftsman Truck Series standings and is second in the Nationwide Series, turned a lap of 182.352 mph in the No. 18 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota.

He beat runner-up Carl Edwards by more than a tenth of a second around the 1.5-mile track in Roush Fenway Racing’s Ford.

The pole was the third of Busch’s Cup career and his first since Phoenix in April 2006.

Mark Martin (Dale Earnhardt Inc.) qualified third at 181.293, with Jeff Gordon (Hendrick Motorsports) fourth and Mike Skinner (Bill Davis Racing) fifth.

Greg Biffle (Roush Fenway) was sixth, followed by Scott Riggs (Haas CNC Racing), Dale Earnhardt Jr. (Hendrick), Kurt Busch (Penske Racing) and Elliott Sadler (Gillett Evernham Motorsports).

Qualifying Results

POS

CAR DRIVER MAKE SPONSOR SPEED TIME BEHIND
1 18 Kyle Busch Toyota M&M's 182.352 29.613 Leader
2 99 Carl Edwards Ford Dish Network 181.586 29.738 -0.125
3 8 Mark Martin Chevrolet U.S. Army 181.293 29.786 -0.173
4 24 Jeff Gordon Chevrolet Nicorette / DuPont 181.238 29.795 -0.182
5 27 Mike Skinner Toyota Bad Boy Mowers 181.117 29.815 -0.202
6 16 Greg Biffle Ford 3M 181.105 29.817 -0.204
7 66 Scott Riggs Chevrolet State Water Heaters 180.868 29.856 -0.243
8 88 Dale Earnhardt Jr. Chevrolet National Guard / AMP Energy 180.838 29.861 -0.248
9 2 Kurt Busch Dodge Miller Lite 180.777 29.871 -0.258
10 19 Elliott Sadler Dodge Stanley Tools 180.717 29.881 -0.268
11 5 Casey Mears Chevrolet Pop-Tarts / CARQUEST 180.656 29.891 -0.278
12 10 Patrick Carpentier* Dodge Valvoline 180.608 29.899 -0.286
13 17 Matt Kenseth Ford USG Sheetrock 180.469 29.922 -0.309
14 00 David Reutimann Toyota Aaron's Dream Machine 180.379 29.937 -0.324
15 12 Ryan Newman Dodge ALLTEL 180.355 29.941 -0.328
16 44 Dale Jarrett Toyota UPS 180.270 29.955 -0.342
17 29 Kevin Harvick Chevrolet Shell / Pennzoil 180.240 29.960 -0.347
18 1 Martin Truex Jr. Chevrolet Bass Pro Shops / Tracker 180.234 29.961 -0.348
19 49 Ken Schrader Dodge Qtrax.com 179.994 30.001 -0.388
20 77 Sam Hornish Jr.* Dodge Mobil 1 179.958 30.007 -0.394
21 07 Clint Bowyer Chevrolet Jack Daniel's 179.934 30.011 -0.398
22 55 Michael Waltrip Toyota NAPA AUTO PARTS 179.862 30.023 -0.410
23 70 Jeremy Mayfield Chevrolet Haas Automation 179.820 30.030 -0.417
24 31 Jeff Burton Chevrolet AT&T Mobility 179.796 30.034 -0.421
25 20 Tony Stewart Toyota The Home Depot 179.575 30.071 -0.458
26 22 Dave Blaney Toyota Caterpillar 179.354 30.108 -0.495
27 11 Denny Hamlin Toyota FedEx Kinko's 179.265 30.123 -0.510
28 01 Regan Smith* Chevrolet Coors Light 179.259 30.124 -0.511
29 28 Travis Kvapil Ford Yates Racing 178.489 30.132 -0.519
30 96 J.J. Yeley Toyota DLP HDTV 179.164 30.140 -0.527
31 42 Juan Montoya Dodge Texaco / Havoline 179.003 30.167 -0.554
32 7 Robby Gordon Dodge Jim Beam 178.992 30.169 -0.556
33 48 Jimmie Johnson Chevrolet Lowe's 178.944 30.177 -0.564
34 38 David Gilliland Ford FreeCreditReport.com 178.465 30.258 -0.645
35 41 Reed Sorenson Dodge Target 178.389 30.271 -0.658
36 26 Jamie McMurray Ford Crown Royal 178.347 30.278 -0.665
37 9 Kasey Kahne Dodge Budweiser 178.330 30.281 -0.668
38 6 David Ragan Ford AAA Insurance 178.312 30.284 -0.671
39 43 Bobby Labonte Dodge Cheerios "Circle of Helping Hearts" 178.271 30.291 -0.678
40 15 Paul Menard Chevrolet Johns Manville / Menards 177.913 30.352 -0.739
41 45 Kyle Petty+ Dodge Wells Fargo 177.439 30.433 -0.820
42 40 Dario Franchitti+* Dodge Target 177.212 30.472 -0.859
43 83 Brian Vickers Toyota Red Bull 179.826 30.029 -0.416
DNQ
44 84 A.J. Allmendinger Toyota Red Bull 178.962 30.174 -0.561
45 78 Joe Nemechek Chevrolet Furniture Row/ DenverMattress.com 177.334 30.451 -0.838
46 34 John Andretti Chevrolet Front Row Motorsports 45.952 117.513 -87.900
47 21 Johnny Sauter Ford U.S. Air Force

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