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Qualifying is scheduled to START at approx 3:40 pm/et on Friday, May 30, 2014

THIS IS UNOFFICIAL but usually correct or darn close

  • June 2013 Pole Winner: #11-Denny Hamlin, 157.978mph, finished 34th

  • September 2013 Pole Winner: #88-Dale Earnhardt Jr., 161.849mph, finished 2nd

  • Track Qualifying Record: Dale Earnhardt Jr., 161.849mph, 9/27/2013

  • Worst Starting Spot to Win: Kyle Petty, started 37th, 6/1995

  • Oldest Pole Winner: Mark Martin, 53 years, 4 months, and 24 days, 6/2/2012

  • Youngest Pole Winner: Jeff Gordon, 23 years, 10 months, 0 days, 6/04/1995

  • Fastest First Practice Speed: #18-Busch, 166.297 mph


  • Keselowski wins Dover pole: #2-Brad Keselowski won the pole for the FedEx 400 Sprint Cup Series race at Dover International Speedway with TRACK RECORD speed of 164.444mph for his 2nd pole of 2014, 1st at Dover and 5th of his career.
    #18-Busch is on the outside pole, followed by #22-Logano, #48-Johnson, #42-Larson, #24-Gordon, #11-Hamlin, #4-Harvick, #55-Vickers, #15-Bowyer, #47-Allmendinger, and #16-Biffle.
    With 43 cars at the track, no one missed the race.(5-30-2014)

  • Qualifying Fast Facts - Dover:
    Brad Keselowski won the Coors Light Pole Award for the 45th Annual FedEx 400 benefiting Autism Speaks with a lap of 21.892 seconds, 164.444 mph (new track record).
    This is his fifth pole in 174 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races.
    This is his second pole and 10th top-10 start in 2014.
    This is his first pole in nine races at Dover International Speedway.
    Kyle Busch (second) posted his sixth top-10 start of 2014 and his 10th in 19 races at Dover International Speedway.
    Joey Logano (third) posted his third top-10 start at Dover International Speedway. It is his 10th in 13 races this season.
    Kyle Larson (fifth) was the fastest qualifying rookie.(NASCAR Statistics)(5-30-2014)

  • Final Round of Qualifying for the FedEx 400 Sprint Cup Series race at Dover International Speedway is over after 10 scheduled minutes. 11 of the drivers ran faster than the previous track record of 161.849mph, set by #88-Dale Earnhardt Jr. last September and #2-Keselowski broke the track record and was faster than the record set in the 1st round, running a lap of 164.444mph.
    #2-Keselowski 164.444
    #18-Busch 163.785
    #22-Logano 163.688
    #48-Johnson 163.362
    #42-Larson 163.080
    the rest of the top 12: 11 24 4 55 15 47 16
    (5-30-2014)

  • First Round of Qualifying for the FedEx 400 Sprint Cup Series race at Dover International Speedway is over, after 30 minutes. 24 drivers broke the track record of 161.849mph, set by #88-Dale Earnhardt Jr. last September.
    #18-Busch 164.399
    #48-Johnson 163.949
    #22-Logano 163.837
    #11-Hamlin 163.763
    #24-Gordon 163.748
    No drivers will miss the race because there are only 43 entered.
    (5-30-2014)

  • For the 2014 group qualifying rules and starting procedures, see the Qualifying Rules page

  • Qualifying Progression:
    driver that was fastest after the first and the pole winner from the final session of group qualifying.
    First Session: #18-Busch, 164.399mph, starts 2nd
    Final Session: #2-Keselowski, 164.444mph, starts 1st on the pole

  • Rookie of the Year Candidates Qualifying Results:
    #3-Austin Dillon, starts 23rd
    #7-Michael Annett 39th
    #23-Alex Bowman, 35th
    #26-Cole Whitt, 31st
    #30-Parker Kligerman, Did Not Race
    #42-Kyle Larson, 5th
    #51-Justin Allgaier, 30th
    #83-Ryan Truex, 41st

  • Coverage of Qualifying for the FedEx 400 benefiting Autism Speaks Sprint Cup Series race at Dover International Speedway is scheduled for Friday, May 30, 2014 at 3:40pm/et.
    Television (TV): FS1, 3:30pm/et
    Radio: Live online at Motor Racing Network (MRN)
    Scheduled Qualifying Re-Air: Saturday, May 31 at 4:30am/et on FS1

  • Friday practice for the FedEx 400 Sprint Cup Series race at Dover International Speedway is over after 80 scheduled minutes, the top five, slowest and any notes
    #18-Busch 166.297
    #14-Stewart 165.609
    #42-Larson 165.183
    #31-Newman 165.130
    #2-Keselowski 164.888
    slowest: #77-Blaney 154.659 & #32-Koch 150.150.
    notes: Qualifying is scheduled for this afternoon at 3:40pm/et on FoxSports1.
    See the speeds, laps run on the Dover practice 1 speeds page (pdf). (5-30-2014)

  • Race info at: Race Info Page

  • Event Entry List

  • Qualifying Rules

  • Past Champions Provisional

  • All Time Sprint Cup Pole Winners


Starting Lineup
NASCAR Sprint Cup Series
FedEx 400
Dover International Speedway
Provided by NASCAR Statistics

Starting
Position
Car# Driver Sponsor
Manu
Qualifying
Speed
(mph)
Qualifying
Time
(secs)
1 2 Brad Keselowski (PC2) Miller Lite Ford 164.444 21.892
2 18 Kyle Busch M&M's Peanut Butter Toyota 163.785 21.980
3 22 Joey Logano Shell Pennzoil Ford 163.688 21.993
4 48 Jimmie Johnson (PC1) Lowe's/Kobalt Tools Chevy 163.362 22.037
5 42 Kyle Larson # Cottonelle Chevy 163.080 22.075
6 24 Jeff Gordon (PC6) Drive to End Hunger Chevy 163.066 22.077
7 11 Denny Hamlin Autism Speaks/FedEx Freight Toyota 163.066 22.077
8 4 Kevin Harvick Budweiser Chevy 162.499 22.154
9 55 Brian Vickers Aaron's Dream Machine Toyota 162.411 22.166
10 15 Clint Bowyer Cherry5-hrEnergySpecialOpsWarriorFnd Tyt 162.243 22.189
11 47 A.J. Allmendinger Scott Products Chevy 162.155 22.201
12 16 Greg Biffle 3M Ford 160.995 22.361
13 88 Dale Earnhardt Jr. National Guard Chevy 162.933 22.095
14 31 Ryan Newman Caterpillar Chevy 162.903 22.099
15 27 Paul Menard Pittsburgh Paints/Menards Chevy 162.889 22.101
16 78 Martin Truex Jr. Furniture Row Chevy 162.844 22.107
17 5 Kasey Kahne Farmers Insurance Chevy 162.690 22.128
18 66 Brett Moffitt Land Castle Title Toyota 162.602 22.140
19 1 Jamie McMurray Cessna Chevy 162.580 22.143
20 14 Tony Stewart (PC3) Code 3/Mobil 1 Chevy 162.550 22.147
21 20 Matt Kenseth (PC5) Dollar General Toyota 162.536 22.149
22 13 Casey Mears GEICO Chevy 162.250 22.188
23 3 Austin Dillon # American Ethanol Chevy 162.155 22.201
24 41 Kurt Busch (PC4) Haas Automation Chevy 162.009 22.221
25 43 Aric Almirola Smithfield Ford 161.754 22.256
26 17 Ricky Stenhouse Jr. Nationwide Ford 161.747 22.257
27 9 Marcos Ambrose DeWalt Ford 161.725 22.260
28 10 Danica Patrick GoDaddy Chevy 161.623 22.274
29 99 Carl Edwards Subway Ford 161.573 22.281
30 51 Justin Allgaier # AccuDoc Solutions Chevy 160.887 22.376
31 26 Cole Whitt # Burger King Toyota 160.592 22.417
32 38 David Gilliland The Pete Store Ford 160.435 22.439
33 98 Josh Wise iRacing.com/Reddit.com Chevy 160.206 22.471
34 34 David Ragan Dockside Logistics Ford 159.419 22.582
35 23 Alex Bowman # Dr.Pepper Toyota 159.391 22.586
36 40 Landon Cassill(i) Newtown Building Supplies Chevy 159.200 22.613
37-OP 44 J.J. Yeley(i) Phoenix Warehouse Chevy 159.081 22.630
38-OP 36 Reed Sorenson Click It or Ticket Chevy 159.046 22.635
39-OP 7 Michael Annett # Pilot Flying J Chevy 159.032 22.637
40-OP 33 David Stremme Little Joe's Autos Chevy 158.569 22.703
41-OP 83 Ryan Truex # Burger King Toyota 158.124 22.767
42-OP 77 Dave Blaney Ford 157.618 22.840
43-OP 32 Blake Koch (i) supportmilitary.org Ford 156.359 23.024

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 2014 Sprint Cup Series Championship Drivers Points

Starting Lineup (pdf)


Qualifying Results
Qualifying Round 2
NASCAR Sprint Cup Series
FedEx 400
Dover International Speedway
Provided by NASCAR Statistics

Rank Car# Driver Manu Qualifying
Speed
(mph)
Qualifying
Time
(secs)
Practice
Speed
Practice
Speed
Rank
Difference from
practice speed
Owners
Points
Rank
1 2 Brad Keselowski (PC2) Ford 164.444 21.892 164.888 5 -0.444 10
2 18 Kyle Busch Toyota 163.785 21.98 166.297 1 -2.512 3
3 22 Joey Logano Ford 163.688 21.993 163.376 23 0.312 7
4 48 Jimmie Johnson (PC1) Chevy 163.362 22.037 164.219 15 -0.857 6
5 42 Kyle Larson # Chevy 163.08 22.075 165.183 3 -2.103 14
6 24 Jeff Gordon (PC6) Chevy 163.066 22.077 164.714 7 -1.648 1
7 11 Denny Hamlin Toyota 163.066 22.077 164.669 9 -1.603 8
8 4 Kevin Harvick Chevy 162.499 22.154 164.459 12 -1.960 13
9 55 Brian Vickers Toyota 162.411 22.166 164.286 14 -1.875 9
10 15 Clint Bowyer Toyota 162.243 22.189 164.429 13 -2.186 20
11 47 A.J. Allmendinger Chevy 162.155 22.201 164.594 11 -2.439 18
12 16 Greg Biffle Ford 160.995 22.361 163.495 21 -2.500 12


Qualifying Results
Qualifying Round 1
FedEx 400
Dover International Speedway
Provided by NASCAR Statistics

Rank Car# Driver Manu Qualifying
Speed
(mph)
Qualifying
Time
(secs)
Practice
Speed
Practice
Speed
Rank
Difference from
practice speed
Owners
Points
Rank
1 18 Kyle Busch Toyota 164.399 21.898 166.297 1 -1.898 3
2 48 Jimmie Johnson (PC1) Chevy 163.949 21.958 164.219 15 -0.270 6
3 22 Joey Logano Ford 163.837 21.973 163.376 23 0.461 7
4 11 Denny Hamlin Toyota 163.763 21.983 164.669 9 -0.906 8
5 24 Jeff Gordon (PC6) Chevy 163.748 21.985 164.714 7 -0.966 1
6 2 Brad Keselowski (PC2) Ford 163.703 21.991 164.888 5 -1.185 10
7 55 Brian Vickers Toyota 163.295 22.046 164.286 14 -0.991 9
8 42 Kyle Larson # Chevy 163.280 22.048 165.183 3 -1.903 14
9 4 Kevin Harvick Chevy 163.250 22.052 164.459 12 -1.209 13
10 15 Clint Bowyer Toyota 163.095 22.073 164.429 13 -1.334 20
11 16 Greg Biffle Ford 163.029 22.082 163.495 21 -0.466 12
12 47 A.J. Allmendinger Chevy 162.948 22.093 164.594 11 -1.646 18
13 88 Dale Earnhardt Jr. Chevy 162.933 22.095 163.934 16 -1.001 5
14 31 Ryan Newman Chevy 162.903 22.099 165.130 4 -2.227 11
15 27 Paul Menard Chevy 162.889 22.101 163.897 17 -1.008 16
16 78 Martin Truex Jr. Chevy 162.844 22.107 162.852 26 -0.008 26
17 5 Kasey Kahne Chevy 162.690 22.128 161.247 35 1.443 17
18 66 Brett Moffitt Toyota 162.602 22.140 161.652 32 0.950 39
19 1 Jamie McMurray Chevy 162.580 22.143 163.890 18 -1.310 23
20 14 Tony Stewart (PC3) Chevy 162.550 22.147 165.609 2 -3.059 22
21 20 Matt Kenseth (PC5) Toyota 162.536 22.149 163.384 22 -0.848 2
22 13 Casey Mears Chevy 162.250 22.188 163.206 25 -0.956 24
23 3 Austin Dillon # Chevy 162.155 22.201 164.692 8 -2.537 15
24 41 Kurt Busch (PC4) Chevy 162.009 22.221 163.711 20 -1.702 28
25 43 Aric Almirola Ford 161.754 22.256 163.823 19 -2.069 19
26 17 Ricky Stenhouse Jr. Ford 161.747 22.257 163.236 24 -1.489 25
27 9 Marcos Ambrose Ford 161.725 22.260 164.594 10 -2.869 21
28 10 Danica Patrick Chevy 161.623 22.274 162.631 27 -1.008 27
29 99 Carl Edwards Ford 161.573 22.281 164.752 6 -3.179 4
30 51 Justin Allgaier # Chevy 160.887 22.376 162.602 28 -1.715 29
31 26 Cole Whitt # Toyota 160.592 22.417 161.305 34 -0.713 32
32 38 David Gilliland Ford 160.435 22.439 161.849 29 -1.414 33
33 98 Josh Wise Chevy 160.206 22.471 161.805 30 -1.599 38
34 34 David Ragan Ford 159.419 22.582 161.406 33 -1.987 35
35 23 Alex Bowman # Toyota 159.391 22.586 161.776 31 -2.385 34
36 40 Landon Cassill(i) Chevy 159.200 22.613 155.313 41 3.887 31
37 44 J.J. Yeley(i) Chevy 159.081 22.630 160.714 37 -1.633 44
38 36 Reed Sorenson Chevy 159.046 22.635 160.959 36 -1.913 36
39 7 Michael Annett # Chevy 159.032 22.637 160.335 38 -1.303 30
40 33 David Stremme Chevy 158.569 22.703 158.367 40 0.202 41
41 83 Ryan Truex # Toyota 158.124 22.767 158.758 39 -0.634 42
42 77 Dave Blaney Ford 157.618 22.840 154.659 42 2.959 48
43 32 Blake Koch (i) Ford 156.359 23.024 150.150 43 6.209 37

RED = Needs to qualify by speed, not eligible for a regular provisional, no owners points or too deeply ranked in owners points

BLUE = Eligible for a Past 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 2014 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
FedEx 400
Dover International Speedway
Provided by NASCAR Statistics

Sched
Qual
Pos
Car# Driver Sponsor/
Manu
Owners
Points
Rank
Owners
Race
Attempts
First
Practice
Speed
Practice
Speed
Rank
17 1 Jamie McMurray Chevy 23 12 163.890 18
1 3 Austin Dillon # Chevy 15 12 164.692 8
2 42 Kyle Larson # Chevy 14 12 165.183 3
3 33 David Stremme Chevy 41 12 158.367 40
4 48 Jimmie Johnson (PC1) Chevy 6 12 164.219 15
5 44 J.J. Yeley(i) Chevy 44 12 160.714 37
6 23 Alex Bowman # Toyota 34 12 161.776 31
7 27 Paul Menard Chevy 16 12 163.897 17
8 7 Michael Annett # Chevy 30 12 160.335 38
9 78 Martin Truex Jr. Chevy 26 12 162.852 26
10 34 David Ragan Ford 35 12 161.406 33
11 26 Cole Whitt # Toyota 32 12 161.305 34
12 32 Blake Koch (i) Ford 37 12 150.150 43
13 31 Ryan Newman Chevy 11 12 165.130 4
14 11 Denny Hamlin Toyota 8 12 164.669 9
15 17 Ricky Stenhouse Jr. Ford 25 12 163.236 24
16 9 Marcos Ambrose Ford 21 12 164.594 10
18 41 Kurt Busch (PC4) Chevy 28 12 163.711 20
19 10 Danica Patrick Chevy 27 12 162.631 27
20 20 Matt Kenseth (PC5) Toyota 2 12 163.384 22
21 40 Landon Cassill(i) Chevy 31 12 155.313 41
22 98 Josh Wise Chevy 38 12 161.805 30
23 5 Kasey Kahne Chevy 17 12 161.247 35
24 99 Carl Edwards Ford 4 12 164.752 6
25 88 Dale Earnhardt Jr. Chevy 5 12 163.934 16
26 77 Dave Blaney Ford 48 10 154.659 42
27 47 A.J. Allmendinger Chevy 18 12 164.594 11
28 51 Justin Allgaier # Chevy 29 12 162.602 28
29 36 Reed Sorenson Chevy 36 12 160.959 36
30 38 David Gilliland Ford 33 12 161.849 29
31 83 Ryan Truex # Toyota 42 12 158.758 39
32 13 Casey Mears Chevy 24 12 163.206 25
33 55 Brian Vickers Toyota 9 12 164.286 14
34 14 Tony Stewart (PC3) Chevy 22 12 165.609 2
35 16 Greg Biffle Ford 12 12 163.495 21
36 24 Jeff Gordon (PC6) Chevy 1 12 164.714 7
37 15 Clint Bowyer Toyota 20 12 164.429 13
38 66 Brett Moffitt Toyota 39 12 161.652 32
39 22 Joey Logano Ford 7 12 163.376 23
40 18 Kyle Busch Toyota 3 12 166.297 1
41 4 Kevin Harvick Chevy 13 12 164.459 12
42 43 Aric Almirola Ford 19 12 163.823 19
43 2 Brad Keselowski (PC2) Ford 10 12 164.888 5

RED = Needs to qualify by speed, not eligible for a regular provisional, no owners points or too deeply ranked in owners points

BLUE = Eligible for a Past 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 2014 Sprint Cup Series Championship Drivers Points

Qualifying Order (pdf)


  • For the new 2014 group qualifying rules and starting procedures, see the Qualifying Rules page

  • Qualifying order is by a random draw. Someone from the team draws a bingo like ball just before the first practice of the event.

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