O'REILLY AUTO PARTS CHALLENGE - TEXAS MOTOR SPEEDWAY

Nationwide Series Race #32 of 34 for the 2011 season


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Starting Lineup
  • Sadler on pole at Texas: #2-Elliott Sadler won the Coors Light Pole for the O'Reilly Auto Parts Challenge at Texas Motor Speedway with a speed of 186.348mph. #18-Kyle Busch will start second. The rest of the top 10: #20-Joey Logano, #6-Ricky Stenhouse, Jr., #33-Clint Bowyer, #22-Brad Keselowski, #11-Brian Scott, #60-Carl Edwards, #12-Sam Hornish, Jr., and #16-Trevor Bayne. Did Not Qualify: #42-Erik Darnell, #49-Mark Green, #71-Matt Carter, #41-Johnny Chapman, #48-Dennis Setzer.(11-4-2011)

  • Texas Qualifying Notes:
    Elliott Sadler won the Coors Light Pole Award for the 7th Annual O'Reilly Auto Parts Challenge with a lap of 28.978 seconds, 186.348 mph.
    This is his 11th pole in 162 NASCAR Nationwide Series races.
    This is his fifth pole and 23rd top-10 start in 2011.
    This is his second pole in eight races at Texas Motor Speedway. His previous pole came in 1998.
    Kyle Busch(i) (second) posted his 16th top-10 start of 2011 and his 12th in 14 races at Texas Motor Speedway.
    Joey Logano(i) (third) posted his sixth top-10 start at Texas Motor Speedway. It is his 17th in 20 races this season.
    Blake Koch (13th) was the fastest qualifying rookie. (NASCAR Statistics)(11-4-2011)

  • Starting Lineup
    Texas Motor Speedway
    7th Annual O'Reilly Auto Parts Challenge
    Provided by NASCAR Statistics
    Fri, November 04, 2011 @ 07:58 PM Eastern
    REVISED: Denny Hamlin replaced Kyle Busch after Busch was parked for the weekend.
    Pos Car Driver Team Time Speed
    1 2 Elliott Sadler OneMain Financial Chevy 28.978 186.348
    2 18 Kyle Busch(i) Z-Line Designs Toyota 28.982 186.323
    3 20 Joey Logano(i) GameStop/call of Duty MW3 Toyota 28.995 186.239
    4 6 Ricky Stenhouse, Jr. Sam's Club/Cargill Ford 29.011 186.136
    5 33 Clint Bowyer(i) Rheem Heating, Cooling Chevy 29.044 185.925
    6 22 Brad Keselowski(i) Discount Tire Dodge 29.047 185.906
    7 11 Brian Scott Shore Lodge Toyota 29.058 185.835
    8 60 Carl Edwards(i) Fastenal Ford 29.084 185.669
    9 12 Sam Hornish, Jr. AVIS Dodge 29.116 185.465
    10 16 Trevor Bayne Roush Fenway Racing Ford 29.178 185.071
    11 7 Danica Patrick GoDaddy.com Chevy 29.289 184.370
    12 38 Jason Leffler Great Clips Chevy 29.296 184.326
    13 81 Blake Koch # Daystar.com Chevy 29.324 184.150
    14 31 Justin Allgaier Brandt Chevy 29.401 183.667
    15 88 Aric Almirola Grand Touring Vodka Chevy 29.460 183.299
    16 27 JJ Yeley(i) CertainTeed Ford 29.463 183.281
    17 66 Steve Wallace 5-hour Energy Toyota 29.493 183.094
    18 09 Kenny Wallace G-Oil Toyota 29.544 182.778
    19 19 Mike Bliss Brookshire's Food & Pharmacy Chevy 29.565 182.648
    20 30 James Buescher(i) ABF Chevy 29.594 182.469
    21 32 Brian Vickers(i) Dollar General Chevy 29.679 181.947
    22 82 Reed Sorenson Foametix/Bullet Liner Dodge 29.710 181.757
    23 04 Tim Andrews Fenton Motors Ford 29.778 181.342
    24 08 David Ragan(i) Texas Tech University Ford 29.793 181.251
    25 03 Scott Riggs McKinney Pipe & Steel Chevy 29.811 181.141
    26 01 Mike Wallace G&K Services Chevy 29.877 180.741
    27 87 Joe Nemechek AM/FM Energy Wood & Pellet Stoves Toyota 29.887 180.681
    28 70 David Stremme(i) Foretravel Chevy 29.944 180.337
    29 23 Robert Richardson, Jr. Takis/Tia Rosa/Barcel Chevy 29.955 180.270
    30 62 Michael Annett Loan Star Title Loans Toyota 29.963 180.222
    31 15 Timmy Hill # Poynt.com Ford 30.009 179.946
    32 50 TJ Bell(i) Liberty Tire Recycl/Pinnacle Rubber Chevy 30.088 179.474
    33 46 Chase Miller Curtis Key Plumbing Chevy 30.095 179.432
    34 39 Joey Gase Fenton Motors Ford 30.114 179.319
    35 47 Scott Speed Curtis Key Plumbing Chevy 30.123 179.265
    36 75 Carl Long Rick Ware Racing Ford 30.139 179.170
    37 51 Jeremy Clements Band-Aire Heating and Cooling Chevy 30.214 178.725
    38 52 Jamie Dick(i) Viva Auto Group Chevy 30.222 178.678
    39 14 Eric McClure Hefty BlackOut/Reynolds Chevy 30.379 177.754
    40 28 Derrike Cope MAXelence Chevy Owner Points
    41 89 Morgan Shepherd Victory in Jesus Racing Chevy Owner Points
    42 40 Josh Wise Curtis Key Plumbing Chevy Owner Points
    43 44 Jeff Green Tri-Star Motorsports Chevy Past Champion

    Did not qualify: #42-Erik Darnell, #49-Mark Green, #71-Matt Carter, #41-Johnny Chapman, #48-Dennis Setzer.

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