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Qualifying is scheduled to START at approx 5:10 pm/et on Friday, May 11, 2012

THIS IS UNOFFICIAL but usually correct or darn close

  • Coverage of Qualifying for the Bojangles' Southern 500 Sprint Cup Series race at Darlington Raceway is scheduled for Friday, May 11, 2012 at 5:10pm/et.
    TV: SPEED - 5:00pm/et
    Scheduled qualifying re-air: 9:30pm/et

  • 2011 Pole Sitter: #4-Kasey Kahne, 181.254mph, finished 4th

  • Track Qualifying Record: Kasey Kahne, May 2011, 181.254mph

  • Fastest First Practice Speed: #22-Allmendinger, 175.022mph, scheduled to qualify 38th out of 47 drivers


  • NOTE: no longer doing semi-live qualifying on Jayski.com.
    NASCAR.com and FoxSports have live realtime qualifying and hits for my qualifying pages were way down in 2011 due to the availabilty of the real-time qualifying found at those sites.
    Will continue to post Jayski.com's unique qualifying results below, to help explain how drivers made the race.
    For Realtime qualifying, check out:
    NASCAR.com and FoxSports


  • Biffle wins pole at Darlington: #16-Greg Biffle won the pole for the Bojangles' Southern 500 Sprint Cup Series race at Darlington Raceway with a speed of 180.257mph for his 2nd pole of 2012 and 11th career pole. #48-Johnson was 2nd fastest followed by #5-Kahne, #39-Newman, #18-Busch, #56-Truex, Jr., #99-Edwards, #11-Hamlin, #78-Smith, and #31-Burton.
    The go-or-go homers who made the race (8): #79-Speed, #30-Stremme, #73-Kvapil, #26-Wise, #52-Skinner, #74-Whitt, #87-Nemechek, #49-Yeley.
    The go-or-go homers who failed to qualify for the race (4):#23-Riggs, #98-McDowell, #33-Leicht, #19-Bliss.
    See qualifying results & starting lineup below or on the Starting Lineup page (pdf). (5-11-2012)

  • Qualifying Fast Facts - Darlington Raceway:
    Greg Biffle won the Coors Light Pole Award for the 63rd Annual Bojangles' Southern 500 with a lap of 27.281 seconds, 180.257 mph.
    This is his 11th pole in 341 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races.
    This is his second pole and eighth top-10 start in 2012.
    This is his second pole in 12 races at Darlington Raceway. His first pole at the track came in May 2008. Biffle led 95 laps in that race, but finished 43rd after engine trouble.
    Biffle started in the top 10 in both of his Darlington wins, third in 2005 and ninth in 2009.
    Jimmie Johnson (second) posted his sixth top-10 start of 2012 and his seventh in 14 races at Darlington Raceway.
    Kasey Kahne (third) posted his eighth top-10 start at Darlington Raceway. It is his 10th in 11 races this season.
    Josh Wise (30th) was the fastest qualifying rookie.(NASCAR Statistics)(5-11-2012)

  • Pole Progression: (who had the pole first, who got it next and who ended up with it)
    #10-Patrick, 1st out to qualify, 175.497mph, starts 38th
    #52-Skinner, 2nd out to qualify, 175.899mph, starts 35th
    #79-Speed, 7th out to qualify, 176.879mph, starts 29th
    #1-McMurray, 20th out to qualify, 179.089mph, starts 11th
    #18-Busch, 22nd out to qualify, 179.448mph, starts 5th
    #5-Kahne, 26th out to qualify, 179.566mph, starts 3rd
    #48-Johnson, 41st out to qualify, 179.566mph, starts 2nd
    #16-Biffle, 46th out to qualify, 180.257mph, starts 1st

  • How did the non Top-35 teams do in qualifying?
    Fastest 7 get in, 8th [43rd] spot goes to most recent past champ not in the race already or 8th fastest
    [46 entered for 43 spots]:
    have qualified for the race:
    #79-Scott Speed, 176.879
    #26-Josh Wise#, 176.746
    #30-David Stremme, 176.606
    #73-Travis Kvapil, 176.594
    #52-Mike Skinner, 175.899
    #74-Cole Whitt, 175.497
    #87-Joe Nemechek, 175.022
    #49-J.J. Yeley, 174.848
    will miss the race:
    #23-Scott Riggs, 174.823
    #98-Michael McDowell, 174.730
    #33-Stephen Leicht, 174.662
    #19-Mike Bliss, 174.649

  • Race info at: Race Info Page

  • Event Entry List

  • Past Champions Provisional page

  • All Time Sprint Cup Pole Winners

Starting Lineup
NASCAR Sprint Cup Series
Bojangles' Southern 500
Darlington Raceway

Starting
Position
Car# Driver Manufactuer Qualifying
Speed
(mph)
Qualifying
Time
(sec)
1 16 Greg Biffle 3M / OH / ES Ford 180.257 27.281
2 48 Jimmie Johnson Lowe's / Kobalt Tools Chevy 179.566 27.386
3 5 Kasey Kahne Rockwell Tools Chevy 179.566 27.386
4 39 Ryan Newman WIX Chevy 179.461 27.402
5 18 Kyle Busch Wrigley Doublemint Toyota 179.448 27.404
6 56 Martin Truex Jr. NAPA Auto Parts Toyota 179.317 27.424
7 99 Carl Edwards Ford EcoBoost Fusion Ford 179.298 27.427
8 11 Denny Hamlin Sport Clips Toyota 179.187 27.444
9 78 Regan Smith Furniture Row / CSX Play it Safe Chevy 179.141 27.451
10 31 Jeff Burton BB&T Chevy 179.095 27.458
11 1 Jamie McMurray Bass Pro Shops / Allstate Chevy 179.089 27.459
12 24 Jeff Gordon Drive to End Hunger / AARP Chevy 179.076 27.461
13 43 Aric Almirola Gravely Mower Ford 178.991 27.474
14 27 Paul Menard Menards / Pittsburgh Paints Chevy 178.926 27.484
15 2 Brad Keselowski Miller Lite Dodge 178.822 27.500
16 22 AJ Allmendinger Shell Pennzoil Dodge 178.783 27.506
17 14 Tony Stewart Office Depot / MOBIL 1 Chevy 178.724 27.515
18 55 Mark Martin Aaron's Dream Machine Toyota 178.491 27.551
19 17 Matt Kenseth Zest Ford 178.226 27.592
20 83 Landon Cassill Burger King / Dr. Pepper Toyota 178.090 27.613
21 20 Joey Logano The Home Depot Toyota 177.980 27.630
22 47 Bobby Labonte Scott Products Toyota 177.974 27.631
23 29 Kevin Harvick Budweiser Chevy 177.948 27.635
24 88 Dale Earnhardt Jr. Diet Mountain Dew / National Guard Chevy 177.903 27.642
25 51 Kurt Busch Phoenix Construction Services Chevy 177.845 27.651
26 15 Clint Bowyer 5-hour Energy Toyota 177.781 27.661
27 42 Juan Pablo Montoya Target Chevy 177.307 27.735
28 9 Marcos Ambrose DeWalt Ford 176.930 27.794
29 79 Scott Speed Team Kyle / KOMA Unwind Ford 176.879 27.802
30 26 Josh Wise # Morristown Drivers Service Ford 176.746 27.823
31 13 Casey Mears GEICO Ford 176.733 27.825
32 30 David Stremme Inception Motorsports Toyota 176.606 27.845
33 73 Travis Kvapil Burger King / Dr. Pepper Toyota 176.594 27.847
34 36 Dave Blaney SealWrap.com Chevy 176.530 27.857
35 52 Mike Skinner(i) CrusaderStaffing.com Toyota 175.899 27.957
36 38 David Gilliland A&W All American Food Ford 175.767 27.978
37 34 David Ragan Peanut Patch / Margaret Holmes Ford 175.603 28.004
38 10 Danica Patrick(i) GoDaddy.com Chevy 175.497 28.021
39 74 Cole Whitt(i) Turn One Racing Chevy 175.497 28.021
40 87 Joe Nemechek(i) AM/FM Energy Wood & Pellet Stoves Toyota 175.022 28.097
41 93 David Reutimann Burger King / Dr. Pepper Toyota 174.408 28.196
42 32 Reed Sorenson(i) Southern Pride Trucking Ford 173.724 28.307
43 49 JJ Yeley America Israel Racing / JPO Absorbents 174.848 28.125
DNQ 23 Scott Riggs North Texas Pipe Chevy 174.823 28.129
DNQ 98 Michael McDowell Curb Records Ford 174.730 28.144
DNQ 33 Stephen Leicht Little Joe's Auto / Link-Belt Chevy 174.662 28.155
DNQ 19 Mike Bliss Humphrey Smith Racing Toyota 174.649 28.157

RED = teams that are not in the top-35 of current Owners Points and had to race in to make the race via qualifying speed.

BLUE = made the race using a past champions provisional.

MAROON = not Top 35 Current Owners Points could had used a Champions Provisional

PC1 = is the first past champ eligible, PC2 is the 2nd...and so on if more

# Sunoco Rookie of the Year candidate

(i) = driver not running for 2012 Sprint Cup Series Championship Drivers Points

Starting Lineup (pdf)

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series
Qualifying Results
Bojangles' Southern 500
Darlington Raceway

Rank Sched
Qual
Pos
Actual
Qual
Pos
Car# Driver Manu Qualifying
Speed
(mph)
Qualifying
Time
(seconds)
First
Practice
Speed
Practice
Speed
Rank
Difference from
practice speed
Owners
Points
Rank
1 46 46 16 Greg Biffle Ford 180.257 27.281 176.290 2 3.967 1
2 41 41 48 Jimmie Johnson Chevy 179.566 27.386 175.353 7 4.213 8
3 26 26 5 Kasey Kahne Chevy 179.566 27.386 174.179 22 5.387 20
4 40 40 39 Ryan Newman Chevy 179.461 27.402 175.353 8 4.108 14
5 22 22 18 Kyle Busch Toyota 179.448 27.404 173.644 26 5.804 10
6 42 42 56 Martin Truex Jr. Toyota 179.317 27.424 175.403 6 3.914 6
7 44 44 99 Carl Edwards Ford 179.298 27.427 175.760 4 3.538 12
8 32 32 11 Denny Hamlin Toyota 179.187 27.444 174.501 16 4.686 4
9 28 28 78 Regan Smith Chevy 179.141 27.451 174.327 20 4.814 27
10 23 23 31 Jeff Burton Chevy 179.095 27.458 173.970 25 5.125 19
11 20 20 1 Jamie McMurray Chevy 179.089 27.459 173.564 28 5.525 17
12 35 35 24 Jeff Gordon Chevy 179.076 27.461 174.954 13 4.122 24
13 24 24 43 Aric Almirola Ford 178.991 27.474 174.062 24 4.929 23
14 34 34 27 Paul Menard Chevy 178.926 27.484 174.892 14 4.034 15
15 30 30 2 Brad Keselowski Dodge 178.822 27.500 174.383 18 4.439 13
16 38 38 22 A.J. Allmendinger Dodge 178.783 27.506 175.141 10 3.642 21
17 43 43 14 Tony Stewart Chevy 178.724 27.515 175.647 5 3.077 7
18 37 37 55 Mark Martin Toyota 178.491 27.551 175.078 11 3.413 9
19 36 36 17 Matt Kenseth Ford 178.226 27.592 174.985 12 3.241 2
20 27 27 83 Landon Cassill Toyota 178.090 27.613 174.296 21 3.794 35
21 39 39 20 Joey Logano Toyota 177.980 27.630 175.322 9 2.658 16
22 21 21 47 Bobby Labonte Toyota 177.974 27.631 173.607 27 4.367 26
23 47 47 29 Kevin Harvick Chevy 177.9487 27.635 177.090 1 0.859 5
24 29 29 88 Dale Earnhardt Jr. Chevy 177.903 27.642 174.358 19 3.545 3
25 45 45 51 Kurt Busch Chevy 177.845 27.651 175.993 3 1.852 25
26 31 31 15 Clint Bowyer Toyota 177.781 27.661 174.426 17 3.355 11
27 33 33 42 Juan Pablo Montoya Chevy 177.307 27.735 174.718 15 2.589 18
28 25 25 9 Marcos Ambrose Ford 176.930 27.794 174.167 23 2.763 22
29 7 7 79 Scott Speed Ford 176.879 27.802 171.620 41 5.259 55-IN
30 17 17 13 Casey Mears Ford 176.733 27.802 172.662 31 4.071 28
31 12 12 30 David Stremme Toyota 176.606 27.845 171.890 36 4.716 38-IN
32 19 19 73 Travis Kvapil Toyota 176.594 27.847 173.344 29 3.250 0-IN
33 13 13 36 Dave Blaney Chevy 176.530 27.857 172.239 35 4.291 34
34 15 15 26 Josh Wise # Ford 176.476 27.823 172.348 33 4.128 40-IN
35 2 2 52 Mike Skinner Toyota 175.899 27.957 169.438 46 6.461 54-IN
36 10 10 38 David Gilliland Ford 175.767 27.978 171.644 38 4.123 31
37 16 16 34 David Ragan Ford 175.603 28.004 172.432 32 3.171 29
38 1 1 10 Danica Patrick (i) Chevy 175.497 28.021 167.997 47 7.500 33
39 11 11 74 Cole Whitt (i) Chevy 175.497 28.021 171.770 37 3.727 47-IN
40 4 4 87 Joe Nemechek (i) Toyota 175.022 28.097 171.279 44 3.743 42-IN
41 5 5 49 J.J. Yeley Toyota 174.848 28.125 171.387 43 3.461 39-IN
42 6 6 23 Scott Riggs Chevy 174.823 28.129 171.393 42 3.430 43-DNQ
43 18 18 98 Michael McDowell Ford 174.730 28.144 172.851 30 1.879 41-DNQ
44 3 3 33 Stephen Leicht Chevy 174.662 28.155 170.466 45 4.196 36-DNQ
45 8 8 19 Mike Bliss Toyota 174.649 28.157 171.632 40 3.017 46-DNQ
46 14 14 93 David Reutimann Toyota 174.408 28.196 172.239 34 2.169 30
47 9 9 32 Reed Sorenson (i) Ford 173.724 28.307 171.638 39 2.086 32

MAROON = not Top 35 Current Owners Points but has a Champions Provisional Available.

RED = need to get in the race via speed are not Top 35 of current Owners Points

PC1 = is the first past champ eligible, PC2 is the 2nd...and so on if more

# Sunoco Rookie of the Year candidate

(i) = driver not running for 2012 Sprint Cup Series Championship Drivers Points

Ties are broken as follows:
1) Owners Points
2) Best finishes, most wins, 2nds, 3rds and so on until the tie is broken
3) If tie still remains, then the team with the highest position first breaks the tie
(so if two are ties, both have a win, then the team who won first gets the spot)

Qualifying Results (pdf)

Qualifying Order
NASCAR Sprint Cup Series
Bojangles' Southern 500
Darlington Raceway

Sched
Qual
Pos
Car# Driver Sponsor/
Manu
First
Practice
Speed
Practice
Speed
Rank
Owners
Points
Rank
1 10 Danica Patrick(i) GoDaddy.com Chevy 167.997 47 33
2 52 Mike Skinner(i) CrusaderStaffing.com Toyota 169.438 46 54
3 33 Stephen Leicht # LittleJoesAutos.com / Link-Belt Chevy 170.466 45 36
4 87 Joe Nemechek(i) AM/FM Energy Wood & Pellet Stoves Toyota 171.279 44 42
5 49 JJ Yeley America Israel Racing / JPO Absorbents Toyota 171.387 43 39
6 23 Scott Riggs North Texas Pipe Chevy 171.393 42 43
7 79 Scott Speed Team Kyle / KOMA Unwind Ford 171.620 41 55
8 19 Mike Bliss(i) Humphrey Smith Racing Toyota 171.632 40 46
9 32 Reed Sorenson(i) Southern Pride Trucking Ford 171.638 39 32
10 38 David Gilliland A&W All American Food Ford 171.644 38 31
11 74 Cole Whitt(i) Turn One Racing Chevy 171.770 37 47
12 30 David Stremme Inception Motorsports Toyota 171.890 36 38
13 36 Dave Blaney SealWrap.com Chevy 172.239 35 34
14 93 David Reutimann Burger King / Dr. Pepper Toyota 172.239 34 30
15 26 Josh Wise # Morristown Drivers Service Ford 172.348 33 40
16 34 David Ragan Peanut Patch / Margaret Holmes Ford 172.432 32 29
17 13 Casey Mears GEICO Ford 172.662 31 28
18 98 Michael McDowell Curb Records Ford 172.851 30 41
19 73 Travis Kvapil Burger King / Dr. Pepper Toyota 173.344 29 0
20 1 Jamie McMurray Bass Pro Shops / Allstate Chevy 173.564 28 17
21 47 Bobby Labonte Scott Products Toyota 173.607 27 26
22 18 Kyle Busch Wrigley Doublemint Toyota 173.644 26 10
23 31 Jeff Burton BB&T Chevy 173.970 25 19
24 43 Aric Almirola Gravely Mower Ford 174.062 24 23
25 9 Marcos Ambrose DeWalt Ford 174.167 23 22
26 5 Kasey Kahne Rockwell Tools Chevy 174.179 22 20
27 83 Landon Cassill Burger King / Dr. Pepper Toyota 174.296 21 35
28 78 Regan Smith Furniture Row / CSX Play it Safe Chevy 174.327 20 27
29 88 Dale Earnhardt Jr. Diet Mountain Dew / National Guard Chevy 174.358 19 3
30 2 Brad Keselowski Miller Lite Dodge 174.383 18 13
31 15 Clint Bowyer 5-hour Energy Toyota 174.426 17 11
32 11 Denny Hamlin Sport Clips Toyota 174.501 16 4
33 42 Juan Pablo Montoya Target Chevy 174.718 15 18
34 27 Paul Menard Menards / PPG Chevy 174.892 14 15
35 24 Jeff Gordon Drive to End Hunger / AARP Chevy 174.954 13 24
36 17 Matt Kenseth Zest Ford 174.985 12 2
37 55 Mark Martin Aaron's Dream Machine Toyota 175.078 11 9
38 22 AJ Allmendinger Shell Pennzoil Dodge 175.141 10 21
39 20 Joey Logano The Home Depot Toyota 175.322 9 16
40 39 Ryan Newman WIX Chevy 175.353 8 14
41 48 Jimmie Johnson Lowe's / Kobalt Tools Chevy 175.353 7 8
42 56 Martin Truex Jr. NAPA Auto Parts Toyota 175.403 6 6
43 14 Tony Stewart Office Depot / MOBIL 1 Chevy 175.647 5 7
44 99 Carl Edwards Ford EcoBoost Fusion Ford 175.760 4 12
45 51 Kurt Busch Phoenix Construction Services Chevy 175.993 3 25
46 16 Greg Biffle 3M / OH / ES Ford 176.290 2 1
47 29 Kevin Harvick Budweiser Chevy 177.090 1 5

Drivers in RED will be required to qualify on time/speed, not in top 35

Drivers in MAROON will be required to qualify on time/speed, not in top 35
BUT has a past champions provisional available if needed, only one is used, so if there are two or more past champs
the driver who has won the championship most recently, gets the spot.

# Rookie of the Year Contender

Qualifying Order Sheet (pdf)

Starting Lineup & Qualifying Order are provided by NASCAR Public Relations Statistics


  • 2012 NASCAR Sprint Cup qualifying procedures:
    1) qualifying order will be determined by the driver's fastest lap in first practice.
    2) times on the speed sheet will be inverted with the slowest cars attempting their qualifying runs first
    3) go-or-go-home cars will now qualify among the 35 teams locked in on owner points and not be separated by the field. 4) the NASCAR Sprint Cup director does reserve the right to change a driver's qualifying order or allow "adjustments or repairs" to cars after the car has taken the green flag at the start/finish line.
    5) all cars must qualify with a full fuel cell.
    6) qualifying consists of two consecutive timed laps (except at road courses, 1 lap)
    7) the fastest lap determines qualifying position
    8) in case of a rain-out of practice, a random drawing will be held for cars set up in the garage area to determine qualifying order
    9) if qualifying is rained out, the order of the field will be set according to Section 9-5 of the 2012 NASCAR Sprint Cup rule book.

  • If first practice is run, but qualifying is unable to take place, the starting lineup will be based on speeds from the car's fastest lap from the first practice, with top-35 cars in owner points no longer segregated from the non-top 35 cars. Previously, the top 35 cars lined up in front of all other eligible car owners.(NASCAR)(7-7-2011)

  • Past Champions Provisional Berths in Sprint Cup: A past champion's provisional may be used by an eligible driver a maximum of six times over the course of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season. A team with a past champion eligible driver may only use this provisional a maximum of six times during a season. The provisional gives the eligible driver the 43rd and final starting position in the race field. This is only for a team/driver OUTSIDE the top-35 in owners points, drivers whose team is in the top-35 in owners points, would already be guaranteed in the field and not need the Past Champions Provisional
    See my Past Champions Provisional Page for more.

  • What happens if all qualifying gets cancelled [rain/weather/other]?
    If bad weather cancels qualifying, the final starting lineup will be determined by practice speeds. The same rule book procedures will be used to determine eligibility to start a race. If weather cancels practice sessions, then the starting lineup will be set by points, per the rule book.

  • If qualifying AND all practices are cancled, then:
    If it is during the first 5 races of the season, the previous season OWNERS points are used:
    #1) - Previous season Owner Points [position 1-35][team does not have to attempt all the races]
    #2) - Race winners from the previous and current season not already in the field
    #3) - Past Sprint Cup Champions not in by 1 or 2
    #4) - Current season Owner Position [Top 35][not in by rules 1-3]
    #5) - Current season race attempts ties broken by current owners position [not in by rules 1-4]
    #6) - For 2nd race of season, teams that missed Daytona 500, are seeded in owners points by thier finish in the Duels
    #7) - Randon Draw if more then one team with no attempts

  • If qualifying is cancled by at least one practice gets run, then:
    If it is the first 5 races of the season, the previous season OWNERS points are used:
    #1) - Previous season Owner Points [position 1-35][team does not have to attempt all the races]
    #2) - Race winners from the previous and current season not already in the field
    #3) - Past Sprint Cup Champions not in by 1 or 2
    #4) - Current season Owner Position [Top 35][not in by rules 1-3]
    #5) - Current season race attempts ties broken by current owners position [not in by rules 1-4]
    #6) - For 2nd race of season, teams that missed Daytona 500, are seeded in owners points by thier finish in the Duels
    #7) - Randon Draw if more then one team with no attempts
    #8) - One it is determined which teams/driver made the race, then the field is set by 1st practice speeds.

  • What happens if just qualifying is cancelled?
    If it is during the first 5 races of the season, the previous season OWNERS points are used:
    #1) - Previous season Owner Points [position 1-35][team does not have to attempt all the races]
    #2) - Race winners from the previous and current season not already in the field
    #3) - Past Sprint Cup Champions not in by 1 or 2
    #4) - Current season Owner Position [Top 35][not in by rules 1-3]
    #5) - Current season race attempts ties broken by current owners position [not in by rules 1-4]
    #6) - For 2nd race of season, teams that missed Daytona 500, are seeded in owners points by thier finish in the Duels
    #7) - Randon Draw if more then one team with no attempts
    #8) - One it is determined which teams/driver made the race, then the field is set by 1st practice speeds.

  • What happens if just qualifying is cancelled?
    AFTER the 5th race of the season, the current season OWNERS points are used:
    #1) - First 35 by current Owner Points [team does not have to attempt all the races]
    #2) - Last Years Sprint Cup Champ or the Event Champion if not already in the field
    #3) - Car Owners whose team has won in the previous and current season not already in the field
    #4) - Drivers who have won in the previous and current season not already in the field
    #5) - Past Sprint Cup Champions not in by 1 thru 4
    #6) - Qualifying Attempts with current Owners points as the tie breaker
    #7) - NASCAR will hold a draw for teams with no owners points / attempts
    #8) - One it is determined which teams/driver made the race, then the field is set by 1st practice speeds.

    NOTE: all above apply as long as the team was entered by the entry deadline - usually 7-13 days before the race

  • 2012 NASCAR Sprint Cup qualifying procedures:
    1) qualifying order will be determined by the driver's fastest lap in first practice.
    2) times on the speed sheet will be inverted with the slowest cars attempting their qualifying runs first
    3) go-or-go-home cars will now qualify among the 35 teams locked in on owner points and not be separated by the field. 4) the NASCAR Sprint Cup director does reserve the right to change a driver's qualifying order or allow "adjustments or repairs" to cars after the car has taken the green flag at the start/finish line.
    5) all cars must qualify with a full fuel cell.
    6) qualifying consists of two consecutive timed laps (except at road courses, 1 lap)
    7) the fastest lap determines qualifying position
    8) in case of a rain-out of practice, a random drawing will be held for cars set up in the garage area to determine qualifying order
    9) if qualifying is rained out, the order of the field will be set according to Section 9-5 of the 2012 NASCAR Sprint Cup rule book.

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