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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