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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