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Newman Wins 43rd Pole of his NASCAR Career

Staff Report
The Associated Press

AVONDALE, Ariz. (AP) - Daytona 500 winner Ryan Newman has won the pole for Saturday night's Subway Fresh Fit 500 outside Phoenix.

It's his 43rd career pole. Elliott Sadler will start from the outside of the front row.

Carl Edwards, seeking his fourth victory of the season, was third. He was followed by Mark Martin, Kasey Kahne, Kyle Busch and two-time reigning Sprint Cup champion Jimmie Johnson.

Here's the lineup for Saturday night's Subway Fresh Fit 500 outside Phoenix:

After Thursday qualifying; race Saturday
At Phoenix International Raceway
Avondale, Ariz.
Lap length: 1 mile
(Car number in parentheses)
 1. (12) Ryan Newman, Dodge, 133.457 mph.
 2. (19) Elliott Sadler, Dodge, 133.412.
 3. (99) Carl Edwards, Ford, 133.378.
 4. (8) Mark Martin, Chevrolet, 133.368.
 5. (9) Kasey Kahne, Dodge, 133.304.
 6. (18) Kyle Busch, Toyota, 133.274.
 7. (48) Jimmie Johnson, Chevrolet, 133.240.
 8. (26) Jamie McMurray, Ford, 133.190.
 9. (1) Martin Truex Jr., Chevrolet, 132.876.
 10. (66) Scott Riggs, Chevrolet, 132.871.
 11. (24) Jeff Gordon, Chevrolet, 132.851.
 12. (20) Tony Stewart, Toyota, 132.836.
 13. (88) Dale Earnhardt Jr., Chevrolet, 132.714.
 14. (15) Paul Menard, Chevrolet, 132.704.
 15. (42) Juan Pablo Montoya, Dodge, 132.553.
 16. (11) Denny Hamlin, Toyota, 132.416.
 17. (29) Kevin Harvick, Chevrolet, 132.397.
 18. (16) Greg Biffle, Ford, 132.256.
 19. (22) Dave Blaney, Toyota, 132.256.
 20. (41) Reed Sorenson, Dodge, 132.071.
 21. (40) Dario Franchitti, Dodge, 132.042.
 22. (96) J.J. Yeley, Toyota, 131.970.
 23. (6) David Ragan, Ford, 131.945.
 24. (07) Clint Bowyer, Chevrolet, 131.921.
 25. (84) Mike Skinner, Toyota, 131.887.
 26. (44) David Reutimann, Toyota, 131.801.
 27. (17) Matt Kenseth, Ford, 131.762.
 28. (55) Michael Waltrip, Toyota, 131.757.
 29. (00) Michael McDowell, Toyota, 131.704.
 30. (5) Casey Mears, Chevrolet, 131.656.
 31. (77) Sam Hornish Jr., Dodge, 131.617.
 32. (28) Travis Kvapil, Ford, 131.608.
 33. (83) Brian Vickers, Toyota, 131.473.
 34. (43) Bobby Labonte, Dodge, 131.416.
 35. (7) Robby Gordon, Dodge, 131.277.
 36. (38) David Gilliland, Ford, 131.224.
 37. (10) Patrick Carpentier, Dodge, 131.167.
 38. (01) Regan Smith, Chevrolet, 131.105.
 39. (31) Jeff Burton, Chevrolet, 130.928.
 40. (2) Kurt Busch, Dodge, 130.928.
 41. (78) Joe Nemechek, Chevrolet, 130.581.
 42. (70) Johnny Sauter, Chevrolet, 130.482.
 43. (21) Bill Elliott, Ford, past champion.
Failed to qualify
 44. (45) Kyle Petty, Dodge, 129.978.
 45. (34) John Andretti, Chevrolet, 129.431.

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