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Qualifying is scheduled to START at approx 4:40pm/et on Friday, September 19, 2014

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  • March 2014 Pole Winner: #18-Kyle Busch, 99.674mph, finished 14th

  • October 2013 Pole Winner: #11-Denny Hamlin, 99.595mph, finished 7th

  • Track Qualifying Record: Joey Logano, March 28, 2014, 100.201mph, set in first round of qualifying

  • Oldest Pole Winner: Morgan Shepherd, 45 years, 6 months, 14 days, 4/26/1987

  • Youngest Pole Winner: Ricky Rudd, 24 years, 7 months, 14 days, 04/26/1981

  • Fastest First Practice Speed: #24-Gordon, 99.250 mph


  • McMurray wins Martinsville pole: #1-Jamie McMurray won the Coors Light pole for the Goody's Headache Relief Shot 500 Sprint Cup Series race at Martinsville Speedway with a speed of 99.905mph for his 2nd pole of 2014, 2nd at Martinsville and 11th of his career.
    #22-Logano is on the outside pole, followed by #20-Kenseth, #14-Stewart, #11-Hamlin, #2-Keselowski, #48-Johnson, #18-Busch, #31-Newman, #41-Busch, #99-Edwards, and #15-Bowyer.
    Missing the race were: none, only 43 cars entered.(10-24-2014)

  • Qualifying Fast Facts - Martinsville:
    Jamie McMurray won the Coors Light Pole Award for the 66th Annual Goody's Headache Relief Shot 500 with a lap of 18.954 seconds, 99.905 mph.
    This is his 11th pole in 435 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races.
    This is his second pole and 13th top-10 start in 2014. His first pole of 2014 came at Sonoma. It's the second multi-pole season of his career (2010).
    This is his second pole in 24 races at Martinsville Speedway. He last won the pole at Martinsville in 2011.
    Joey Logano (second) posted his 23rd top-10 start of 2014 and his seventh in 12 races at Martinsville Speedway.
    Matt Kenseth (third) posted his eighth top-10 start at Martinsville Speedway. It is his ninth in 33 races this season.
    (NASCAR Statistics)(10-24-2014)

  • First Round of Qualifying for the Goody's Headache Relief Shot 500 Sprint Cup Series race at Martinsville Speedway is over, after 30 minutes..
    #20-Kenseth 99.816
    #1-McMurray 99.490
    #11-Hamlin 99.412
    #48-Johnson 99.198
    #2-Keselowski 99.178
    the rest of the top 12: 15 22 18 31 41 99 14;
    out of the top 12 and not advancing to the final round: 24 27 47 42 55 17 3 13 16 51 88 5 9 78 43 40 34 10 36 23 4 38 98 26 7 93 33 83 44 32 66
    Driver who will miss the race: none, only 43 entered.
    (10-24-2014)

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

  • Coverage of Qualifying for the Goody's Headache Relief Shot 500 Sprint Cup Series race at Martinsville Speedway is scheduled for Friday, October 24, 2014 at 4:40pm/et.
    Television (TV): FS1, 4:30pm/et
    Radio: Live online at Motor Racing Network (MRN)
    Scheduled Qualifying Re-Air: none

  • Qualifying Progression:
    driver that was fastest after the first session, the second session and the pole winner from the final session of group qualifying.
    First Session: #20-Kenseth, 99.816mph, starts 3rd
    Final Session: #1-McMurray, 99.905mph, starts 1st on the pole

  • Rookie of the Year Candidates Qualifying Results:
    #3-Austin Dillon, starts 19th
    #7-Michael Annett, 37th
    #23-Alex Bowman, 32nd
    #26-Cole Whitt, 36th
    #42-Kyle Larson, 16th
    #51-Justin Allgaier, 22nd
    Ryan Truex, Did not race
    Parker Kligerman, Did not race

  • Friday practice for the Goody's Headache Relief Shot 500 Sprint Cup Series race at Martinsville Speedway is over after 80 scheduled minutes, the top five, slowest and notes:
    #24-Gordon 99.250
    #22-Logano 99.198
    #11-Hamlin 99.141
    #1-McMurray 99.115
    #2-Keselowski 99.069
    slowest: #93-Rogers 94.106 & #32-Fowler 93.952.
    notes: #51-Allgaier spun at the start of the session, but did not hit anything. #1-McMurray made contact with the wall with the rear of his car, suffering only minor damage.
    Qualifying is scheduled for today at 4:40pm/et on FoxSports 1. Speeds from this practice would set the starting lineup for the race if qualifying was cancelled, but the weather is not an issue today.
    See fastest speeds and laps run on the Martinsville Friday Practice Speeds page (pdf).(10-24-2014)

  • Race info at: Race Info Page

  • Event Entry List

  • Qualifying Rules

  • Past Champions Provisional

  • All Time Sprint Cup Pole Winners

  • 2014 Pole Winners / 2015 Sprint Unlimited


Starting Lineup
NASCAR Sprint Cup Series
Goody's Headache Relief Shot 500
Martinsville Speedway
Provided by NASCAR Statistics

Starting
Position
Car# Driver Sponsor
Manu
Qualifying
Speed
(mph)
Qualifying
Time
(secs)
1 1 Jamie McMurray McDonald's Chevy 99.905 18.954
2 22 Joey Logano Shell Pennzoil Ford 99.605 19.011
3 20 Matt Kenseth (PC5) Dollar General Toyota 99.318 19.066
4 14 Tony Stewart (PC3) Bass Pro Shops/Mobil 1 Chevy 99.297 19.070
5 11 Denny Hamlin FedEx Freight Toyota 99.266 19.076
6 2 Brad Keselowski (PC2) Alliance Truck Parts Ford 99.240 19.081
7 48 Jimmie Johnson (PC1) Lowe's Chevy 99.230 19.083
8 18 Kyle Busch M&M's Halloween Toyota 99.209 19.087
9 31 Ryan Newman Quicken Loans Chevy 98.836 19.159
10 41 Kurt Busch (PC4) Haas Automation Chevy 98.620 19.201
11 99 Carl Edwards Ford EcoBoost Ford 98.553 19.214
12 15 Clint Bowyer AAA Insurance Toyota 98.328 19.258
13 24 Jeff Gordon (PC6) Drive To End Hunger Chevy 98.841 19.158
14 27 Paul Menard Richmond/Menards Chevy 98.815 19.163
15 47 A.J. Allmendinger Clorox Chevy 98.810 19.164
16 42 Kyle Larson # Target Chevy 98.646 19.196
17 55 Brian Vickers Aaron's Dream Machine Toyota 98.625 19.200
18 17 Ricky Stenhouse Jr. Roush Fenway Racing Pit for a Pair Ford 98.589 19.207
19 3 Austin Dillon # Dow Chevy 98.466 19.231
20 13 Casey Mears GEICO Chevy 98.466 19.231
21 16 Greg Biffle 3M Ford 98.446 19.235
22 51 Justin Allgaier # Auto-Owners Insurance Chevy 98.338 19.256
23 88 Dale Earnhardt Jr. National Guard Chevy 98.333 19.257
24 5 Kasey Kahne Great Clips Chevy 98.282 19.267
25 9 Marcos Ambrose Stanley Ford 98.216 19.280
26 78 Martin Truex Jr. Furniture Row Chevy 98.200 19.283
27 43 Aric Almirola Smithfield Ford 98.114 19.300
28 40 Landon Cassill(i) Newtown Building Supplies Chevy 98.089 19.305
29 34 David Ragan Wendell Scott HOF Tribute Ford 98.073 19.308
30 10 Danica Patrick GoDaddy Breast Cancer Awareness Chevy 97.906 19.341
31 36 Reed Sorenson Zing Zang Chevy 97.886 19.345
32 23 Alex Bowman # DipYourCar.com Toyota 97.876 19.347
33 4 Kevin Harvick Outback Steakhouse Chevy 97.835 19.355
34 38 David Gilliland A&W All American Food Ford 97.785 19.365
35 98 Josh Wise Phil Parsons Racing Chevy 97.729 19.376
36 26 Cole Whitt # Uponor Plumbing Systems Toyota 97.694 19.383
37-OP 7 Michael Annett # Allstate Peterbuilt Group Chevy 97.322 19.457
38-OP 93 Clay Rogers Burger King Toyota 96.770 19.568
39-OP 33 Travis Kvapil Little Joe's Autos Chevy 96.696 19.583
40-OP 83 J.J. Yeley (i) DipYourCar.com Toyota 96.558 19.611
41-OP 44 Timmy Hill Phoenix Warehouse Chevy 96.029 19.719
42-OP 32 Kyle Fowler (i) corvetteparts.net Ford 95.699 19.787
43-OP 66 Mike Wallace (i) Testoril Toyota 95.636 19.800

GREEN = Drivers in the Chase

RED = Needed to qualify by speed, not eligible for a regular provisional, no owners points or too deeply ranked in 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 2014 Sprint Cup Series Championship Drivers Points

Starting Lineup (pdf)


Qualifying Results
Qualifying Round 2
NASCAR Sprint Cup Series
Goody's Headache Relief Shot 500
Martinsville 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 1 Jamie McMurray Chevy 99.905 18.954 99.115 4 0.790 20
2 22 Joey Logano Ford 99.605 19.011 99.199 2 0.406 1
3 20 Matt Kenseth (PC5) Toyota 99.318 19.066 98.929 7 0.389 5
4 14 Tony Stewart (PC3) Chevy 99.297 19.070 98.676 9 0.621 25
5 11 Denny Hamlin Toyota 99.266 19.076 99.141 3 0.125 4
6 2 Brad Keselowski (PC2) Ford 99.240 19.081 99.069 5 0.171 10
7 48 Jimmie Johnson (PC1) Chevy 99.230 19.083 98.211 19 1.019 11
8 18 Kyle Busch Toyota 99.209 19.087 98.867 8 0.342 9
9 31 Ryan Newman Chevy 98.836 19.159 98.594 11 0.242 3
10 41 Kurt Busch (PC4) Chevy 98.620 19.201 98.170 22 0.450 15
11 99 Carl Edwards Ford 98.553 19.214 98.553 12 0.000 6
12 15 Clint Bowyer Toyota 98.328 19.258 98.277 18 0.051 18


Qualifying Results
Qualifying Round 1
NASCAR Sprint Cup Series
Goody's Headache Relief Shot 500
Martinsville 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 20 Matt Kenseth (PC5) Toyota 99.816 18.971 98.929 7 0.887 5
2 1 Jamie McMurray Chevy 99.490 19.033 99.115 4 0.375 20
3 11 Denny Hamlin Toyota 99.412 19.048 99.141 3 0.271 4
4 48 Jimmie Johnson (PC1) Chevy 99.198 19.089 98.211 19 0.987 11
5 2 Brad Keselowski (PC2) Ford 99.178 19.093 99.069 5 0.109 10
6 15 Clint Bowyer Toyota 99.173 19.094 98.277 18 0.896 18
7 22 Joey Logano Ford 99.095 19.109 99.199 2 -0.104 1
8 18 Kyle Busch Toyota 98.965 19.134 98.867 8 0.098 9
9 31 Ryan Newman Chevy 98.929 19.141 98.594 11 0.335 3
10 41 Kurt Busch (PC4) Chevy 98.883 19.150 98.170 22 0.713 15
11 99 Carl Edwards Ford 98.872 19.152 98.553 12 0.319 6
12 14 Tony Stewart (PC3) Chevy 98.857 19.155 98.676 9 0.181 25
13 24 Jeff Gordon (PC6) Chevy 98.841 19.158 99.251 1 -0.410 7
14 27 Paul Menard Chevy 98.815 19.163 99.038 6 -0.223 22
15 47 A.J. Allmendinger Chevy 98.810 19.164 97.987 26 0.823 13
16 42 Kyle Larson # Chevy 98.646 19.196 98.538 13 0.108 17
17 55 Brian Vickers Toyota 98.625 19.200 98.211 20 0.414 21
18 17 Ricky Stenhouse Jr. Ford 98.589 19.207 98.114 23 0.475 28
19 3 Austin Dillon # Chevy 98.466 19.231 98.195 21 0.271 19
20 13 Casey Mears Chevy 98.466 19.231 98.487 14 -0.021 26
21 16 Greg Biffle Ford 98.446 19.235 97.861 27 0.585 14
22 51 Justin Allgaier # Chevy 98.338 19.256 98.023 24 0.315 29
23 88 Dale Earnhardt Jr. Chevy 98.333 19.257 97.820 28 0.513 12
24 5 Kasey Kahne Chevy 98.282 19.267 97.709 29 0.573 8
25 9 Marcos Ambrose Ford 98.216 19.280 98.292 17 -0.076 23
26 78 Martin Truex Jr. Chevy 98.200 19.283 98.610 10 -0.410 24
27 43 Aric Almirola Ford 98.114 19.300 97.518 33 0.596 16
28 40 Landon Cassill(i) Chevy 98.089 19.305 97.633 31 0.456 32
29 34 David Ragan Ford 98.073 19.308 97.297 35 0.776 35
30 10 Danica Patrick Chevy 97.906 19.341 98.328 16 -0.422 27
31 36 Reed Sorenson Chevy 97.886 19.345 96.726 38 1.160 34
32 23 Alex Bowman # Toyota 97.876 19.347 97.362 34 0.514 36
33 4 Kevin Harvick Chevy 97.835 19.355 98.343 15 -0.508 2
34 38 David Gilliland Ford 97.785 19.365 97.613 32 0.172 30
35 98 Josh Wise Chevy 97.729 19.376 98.007 25 -0.278 37
36 26 Cole Whitt # Toyota 97.694 19.383 97.689 30 0.005 31
37 7 Michael Annett # Chevy 97.322 19.457 96.313 39 1.009 33
38 93 Clay Rogers Toyota 96.770 19.568 94.106 42 2.664 51
39 33 Travis Kvapil Chevy 96.696 19.583 96.849 36 -0.153 40
40 83 J.J. Yeley (i) Toyota 96.558 19.611 96.731 37 -0.173 41
41 44 Timmy Hill Chevy 96.029 19.719 94.581 40 1.448 44
42 32 Kyle Fowler (i) Ford 95.699 19.787 93.952 43 1.747 38
43 66 Mike Wallace (i) Toyota 95.636 19.800 94.111 41 1.525 39

GREEN = Drivers in the Chase

RED = Needs to qualify by speed, not eligible for a regular provisional, no owners points or too deeply ranked in 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 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
Goody's Headache Relief Shot 500
Martinsville Speedway
Provided by NASCAR Statistics

Sched
Qual
Pos
Car# Driver Sponsor/
Manu
Owners
Points
Rank
Owners
Race
Attempts
First
Practice
Speed
Practice
Speed
Rank
1 26 Cole Whitt # Uponor Plumbing Systems Toyota 31 32 97.689 30
2 10 Danica Patrick GoDaddy Breast Cancer Awareness Chevy 27 32 98.328 16
3 66 Mike Wallace (i) Testoril Toyota 39 32 94.111 41
4 4 Kevin Harvick Outback Steakhouse Chevy 2 32 98.343 15
5 42 Kyle Larson # Target Chevy 17 32 98.538 13
6 98 Josh Wise Phil Parsons Racing Chevy 37 32 98.007 25
7 51 Justin Allgaier # Auto-Owners Insurance Chevy 29 32 98.023 24
8 36 Reed Sorenson Zing Zang Chevy 34 32 96.726 38
9 1 Jamie McMurray McDonald's Chevy 20 32 99.115 4
10 34 David Ragan Wendell Scott HOF Tribute Ford 35 32 97.297 35
11 44 Timmy Hill Phoenix Warehouse Chevy 44 17 94.581 40
12 23 Alex Bowman # DipYourCar.com Toyota 36 32 97.362 34
13 22 Joey Logano Shell Pennzoil Ford 1 32 99.199 2
14 3 Austin Dillon # Dow Chevy 19 32 98.195 21
15 15 Clint Bowyer AAA Insurance Toyota 18 32 98.277 18
16 41 Kurt Busch (PC4) Haas Automation Chevy 15 32 98.170 22
17 48 Jimmie Johnson (PC1) Lowe's Chevy 11 32 98.211 19
18 33 Travis Kvapil Little Joe's Autos Chevy 40 32 96.849 36
19 16 Greg Biffle 3M Ford 14 32 97.861 27
20 31 Ryan Newman Quicken Loans Chevy 3 32 98.594 11
21 83 J.J. Yeley (i) DipYourCar.com Toyota 41 32 96.731 37
22 32 Kyle Fowler (i) corvetteparts.net Ford 38 32 93.952 43
23 18 Kyle Busch M&M's Halloween Toyota 9 32 98.867 8
24 88 Dale Earnhardt Jr. National Guard Chevy 12 32 97.820 28
25 7 Michael Annett # Allstate Peterbuilt Group Chevy 33 32 96.313 39
26 5 Kasey Kahne Great Clips Chevy 8 32 97.709 29
27 99 Carl Edwards Ford EcoBoost Ford 6 32 98.553 12
28 20 Matt Kenseth (PC5) Dollar General Toyota 5 32 98.929 7
29 11 Denny Hamlin FedEx Freight Toyota 4 32 99.141 3
30 55 Brian Vickers Aaron's Dream Machine Toyota 21 32 98.211 20
31 27 Paul Menard Richmond/Menards Chevy 22 32 99.038 6
32 40 Landon Cassill(i) Newtown Building Supplies Chevy 32 32 97.633 31
33 14 Tony Stewart (PC3) Bass Pro Shops/Mobil 1 Chevy 25 32 98.676 9
34 43 Aric Almirola Smithfield Ford 16 32 97.518 33
35 38 David Gilliland A&W All American Food Ford 30 32 97.613 32
36 9 Marcos Ambrose Stanley Ford 23 32 98.292 17
37 13 Casey Mears GEICO Chevy 26 32 98.487 14
38 93 Clay Rogers Burger King Toyota 51 6 94.106 42
39 47 A.J. Allmendinger Clorox Chevy 13 32 97.987 26
40 2 Brad Keselowski (PC2) Alliance Truck Parts Ford 10 32 99.069 5
41 78 Martin Truex Jr. Furniture Row Chevy 24 32 98.610 10
42 24 Jeff Gordon (PC6) Drive To End Hunger Chevy 7 32 99.251 1
43 17 Ricky Stenhouse Jr. Roush Fenway Racing Pit for a Pair Ford 28 32 98.114 23

GREEN = Driver in the Chase

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

OP = made race via owners points / provisional, then starting spot set by speed

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

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

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