Stewart Takes Daytona Pole

Tony Stewart continued on from where he left off last weekend to take pole position for Saturday night's Nextel Cup race at Daytona International Speedway

Stewart Takes Daytona Pole

Stewart led an all-Chevrolet top five, with Scott Riggs, Jimmie Johnson, road racer Boris Said and Joe Nemechek completing the top five.

The best placed Ford was Elliott Sadler in sixth place, while the highest Dodge was Rusty Wallace in ninth. In all, Chevrolets filled fourteen of the top seventeen places.

Surprisingly one of these Chevrolets is not Dale Earnhardt Jr, who again qualified well down the field on 39th at a track he and his team have been dominant at in past seasons.

The winner of the past two races at Daytona, Jeff Gordon, starts fifteenth, four places behind the other Gordon, Robby. Points leader Greg Biffle will start eighteenth, ten places ahead of teammate and reigning series champion Kurt Busch.

Qualifying Results, Pepsi 400, Daytona International Speedway:

Pos Driver Make Speed 1. Tony Stewart Chevrolet 185.582 2. Scott Riggs Chevrolet 185.418 3. Jimmie Johnson Chevrolet 185.273 4. Boris Said Chevrolet 185.204 5. Joe Nemechek Chevrolet 184.904 6. Elliott Sadler Ford 184.468 7. Kevin Harvick Chevrolet 184.468 8. Jason Leffler Chevrolet 184.426 9. Rusty Wallace Dodge 184.377 10. Kerry Earnhardt Chevrolet 184.238 11. Robby Gordon Chevrolet 184.098 12. Bobby Hamilton Jr Chevrolet 184.053 13. Dale Jarrett Ford 184.045 14. Mike Bliss Chevrolet 184.045 15. Jeff Gordon Chevrolet 183.932 16. Brian Vickers Chevrolet 183.812 17. Michael Waltrip Chevrolet 183.752 18. Greg Biffle Ford 183.591 19. Kasey Kahne Dodge 183.542 20. Johnny Sauter Dodge 183.471 21. Hermie Sadler Chevrolet 183.456 22. Bobby Labonte Chevrolet 183.221 23. Mark Martin Ford 183.150 24. Kevin Lepage Dodge 183.094 25. Travis Kvapil Dodge 183.057 26. Scott Wimmer Dodge 183.050 27. Ryan Newman Dodge 183.031 28. Kurt Busch Ford 182.968 29. Casey Mears Dodge 182.878 30. Dave Blaney Chevrolet 182.723 31. Jeremy Mayfield Dodge 182.667 32. Kyle Busch Chevrolet 182.571 33. Jamie McMurray Dodge 182.537 34. Carl Edwards Ford 182.039 35. Ricky Rudd Ford 181.925 36. Kyle Petty Dodge 181.759 37. Sterling Marlin Dodge 181.558 38. Matt Kenseth Ford 181.437 39. Dale Earnhardt Jr Chevrolet 181.148 40. Ken Schrader Dodge 181.068 41. Jeff Green Dodge 180.603 42. Jeff Burton Chevrolet 180.267 43. Mike Wallace Chevrolet 183.023 
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