Michigan grid: Three Earnhardts to take start

Three Earnhardts take the start in today's Pepsi 400 at Michigan.

Michigan grid: Three Earnhardts to take start

Kerry Earnhardt, making a one-off appearance for veteran Dave Marcis, was second fastest in second round qualifying and will start 27th. His younger brother, Dale Jr, is on pole. But seven-time champion and family patriarch Dale Sr failed to get in on speed and had to take a provisional - he lines up 37th.

Former Winston Cup champion Darrell Waltrip, who retires at the end of the season, Geoff Bodine and Kyle Petty have all failed to qualify for the Pepsi 400 at Michigan.

Pole-sitter Dale Earnhardt Jr was fourth fastest in Saturday's final 'Happy Hour' practice session. Rusty Wallace was fastest, ahead of Tony Stewart and Jerry Nadeau.


Michigan Speedway, August 20, 2000
Brooklyn, MI

Pos No Driver Make Time Speed
ROW 1
1 8 D. Earnhardt Jr Chev 37.667 191.149
2 88 Dale Jarrett Ford 37.903 189.959
ROW 2
3 14 Rick Mast Pont 37.915 189.898
4 28 Ricky Rudd Ford 37.941 189.768
ROW 3
5 18 Bobby Labonte Pont 37.965 189.648
6 12 Jeremy Mayfield Ford 37.970 189.623
ROW 4
7 6 Mark Martin Ford 37.971 189.618
8 25 Jerry Nadeau Chev 37.991 189.519
ROW 5
9 22 Ward Burton Pont 37.998 189.484
10 2 Rusty Wallace Ford 37.999 189.479
ROW 6
11 32 Scott Pruett Ford 38.020 189.374
12 36 Ken Schrader Pont 38.033 189.309
ROW 7
13 50 Ricky Craven Chev 38.048 189.235
14 31 Mike Skinner Chev 38.084 189.056
ROW 8
15 1 Steve Park Chev 38.084 189.056
16 24 Jeff Gordon Chev 38.093 189.011
ROW 9
17 94 Bill Elliott Ford 38.119 188.882
18 7 Michael Waltrip Chev 38.231 188.329
ROW 10
19 20 Tony Stewart Pont 38.248 188.245
20 75 W. Dallenbach Ford 38.249 188.240
ROW 11
21 40 Sterling Marlin Chev 38.263 188.171
22 93 Dave Blaney Pont 38.280 188.088
ROW 12
23 10 Johnny Benson Pont 38.282 188.078
24 99 Jeff Burton Ford 38.290 188.039
ROW 13
25 33 Joe Nemechek Chev 38.309 187.945
26 90 Hut Stricklin Ford 38.175 188.605
ROW 14
27 71 Kerry Earnhardt Chev 38.175 188.605
28 17 Matt Kenseth Ford 38.251 188.230
ROW 15
29 43 John Andretti Pont 38.252 188.225
30 16 Kevin LePage Ford 38.330 187.842
ROW 16
31 27 Mike Bliss Pont 38.343 187.779
32 21 Elliott Sadler Ford 38.348 187.754
ROW 17
33 5 Todd Bodine Chev 38.354 187.725
34 55 Kenny Wallace Chev 38.363 187.681
ROW 18
35 96 Andy Houston Ford 38.395 187.524
36 97 Chad Little Ford 38.401 187.495
ROW 19
37 3 Dale Earnhardt Chev Provisional
38 77 Robert Pressley Ford Provisional
ROW 20
39 26 Jimmy Spencer Ford Provisional
40 01 Ted Musgrave Chev Provisional
ROW 21
41 4 Bobby Hamilton Chev Provisional
42 11 Brett Bodine Ford Provisional
ROW 22
43 13 Robby Gordon Ford Provisional

FAILED TO QUALIFY:
60 Geoffrey Bodine Chev
66 Darrell Waltrip Ford
9 Stacy Compton Ford
44 Kyle Petty Pont
95 David Keith Ford
85 Carl Long Ford

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