Vickers on Pole at New Hampshire

Brian Vickers took his first Nextel Cup pole position of the 2005 season today, ahead of Sunday's New England 300 at New Hampshire International Speedway

Vickers on Pole at New Hampshire

Vickers lapped the 1.058-mile oval at an average speed of 130.327mph, making it his third NASCAR career pole position.

Kasey Kahne set the second fastest lap, while Elliott Sadler and Ryan Newman were third and fourth respectively. Kurt Busch rounded out the top five for tomorrow's race.

Pos Driver Make Speed 1. Brian Vickers Chevrolet 130.327 2. Kasey Kahne Dodge 130.215 3. Elliott Sadler Ford 129.798 4. Ryan Newman Dodge 129.776 5. Kurt Busch Ford 129.767 6. Rusty Wallace Dodge 129.736 7. Kyle Busch Chevrolet 129.714 8. Kevin Harvick Chevrolet 129.683 9. Greg Biffle Ford 129.617 10. Bobby Labonte Chevrolet 129.595 11. Jeremy Mayfield Dodge 129.441 12. Jimmie Johnson Chevrolet 129.362 13. Tony Stewart Chevrolet 129.296 14. Ricky Rudd Ford 129.151 15. Jeff Green Dodge 129.020 16. Matt Kenseth Ford 129.016 17. Jamie McMurray Dodge 128.824 18. Mike Bliss Chevrolet 128.750 19. Mark Martin Ford 128.697 20. Carl Edwards Ford 128.641 21. Jeff Gordon Chevrolet 128.589 22. Joe Nemechek Chevrolet 128.524 23. Scott Riggs Chevrolet 128.428 24. Dale Earnhardt Jr. Chevrolet 128.415 25. Jeff Burton Chevrolet 128.342 26. Casey Mears Dodge 128.337 27. Jason Leffler Chevrolet 128.311 28. Michael Waltrip Chevrolet 127.954 29. Sterling Marlin Dodge 127.950 30. Travis Kvapil Dodge 127.945 31. Robby Gordon Chevrolet 127.842 32. Scott Wimmer Dodge 127.671 33. Mike Garvey Ford 127.517 34. Dale Jarrett Ford 127.376 35. Carl Long Dodge 127.180 36. Bobby Hamilton Jr. Chevrolet 127.155 37. Dave Blaney Chevrolet 127.138 38. Ted Christopher Ford 126.973 39. Morgan Shepherd Dodge 126.947 40. Mike Wallace Chevrolet 126.913 41. Ken Schrader+ Dodge 125.844 42. Kyle Petty+ Dodge 125.182 43. Kevin Lepage Dodge 126.926 
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