Posts Tagged ‘qualifying’


Gordon on pole at Charlotte; Johnson to start 10th

By MIKE CRANSTON on Oct. 14, 2010, at 8:55 p.m.
CONCORD, N.C. — Jeff Gordon’s long winless streak is well documented. His season-long drought without a pole drew less attention. Gordon never thought after a poor practice session Thursday that later that night he’d snap out of his qualifying funk. But after recovering with a speedy lap of 191.544 mph …

Jimmie Johnson takes pole at Dover

By Dave Barber on Sept. 24, 2010, at 8:52 p.m.
DOVER, Del. — Jimmie Johnson is back on top, shaking off a poor finish in the Chase opener to take the pole at Dover International Speedway on Friday. The four-time defending Cup champion turned a lap of 155.736 mph at one of his favorite tracks. Johnson has five career wins …