Sadler on Talladega Pole

Ford driver Elliott Sadler has taken pole for Sunday's UAW-Ford 500 at Talladega Superspeedway

Sadler on Talladega Pole

Sadler was nearly half a mph faster than teammate Dale Jarrett around the 2.66 mile superspeedway. Next in the lineup are a pair of Chasers in Ryan Newman and Tony Stewart.

Another four of the chasers made the top eleven places in qualifying, while Rusty Wallace had to take a provisional and will start from 41st. A mid-pack qualifying position of 21st has not particular helped Kurt Busch, currently last in the chase.

One place behind Wallace is Kevin Harvick, whose qualifying time which was good enough for the front row was removed after NASCAR discovered three separate irregularities with his car after qualifying. This is the second time this year that Harvick has lost a qualifying time following post-qualifying inspection.

Pos Driver Make Speed 1. Elliott Sadler Ford 189.260 2. Dale Jarrett Ford 188.775 3. Ryan Newman Dodge 188.597 Chase 4. Tony Stewart Chevrolet 188.571 Chase 5. Joe Nemechek Chevrolet 188.333 6. Bobby Labonte Chevrolet 188.307 7. Scott Riggs Chevrolet 188.270 8. Greg Biffle Ford 188.237 Chase 9. Jimmie Johnson Chevrolet 188.215 Chase 10. Carl Edwards Ford 188.100 Chase 11. Matt Kenseth Ford 187.997 Chase 12. Jeff Gordon Chevrolet 187.805 13. Kyle Busch Chevrolet 187.757 14. Jamie McMurray Dodge 187.687 15. Travis Kvapil Dodge 187.640 16. Sterling Marlin Dodge 187.529 17. Martin Truex Jr Chevrolet 187.496 18. Jeff Burton Chevrolet 187.478 19. J.J. Yeley Chevrolet 187.405 20. Dale Earnhardt Jr Chevrolet 187.071 21. Kurt Busch Ford 187.046 Chase 22. Robby Gordon Chevrolet 187.020 23. Mike Bliss Chevrolet 186.936 24. Mark Martin Ford 186.787 Chase 25. Michael Waltrip Chevrolet 186.638 26. Casey Mears Dodge 186.558 27. Brian Vickers Chevrolet 186.543 28. Kasey Kahne Dodge 186.507 29. Ricky Rudd Ford 186.438 30. Dave Blaney Chevrolet 186.325 31. Mike Skinner Chevrolet 186.206 32. Jeremy Mayfield Dodge 186.141 Chase 33. Mike Wallace Chevrolet 186.043 34. Kerry Earnhardt Chevrolet 186.018 35. Hermie Sadler Ford 185.945 36. Scott Wimmer Dodge 185.917 37. Kevin Lepage Ford 185.801 38. Kyle Petty Dodge 185.255 39. Ken Schrader Dodge 184.662 40. Jeff Green Dodge 184.658 41. Rusty Wallace Dodge 177.458 Chase 42. Kevin Harvick Chevrolet - - - 43. Tony Raines Dodge 185.208 
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