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Qualifying is scheduled to START at approx 6:45pm/et on Friday, November 7, 2014

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  • 2014 March Pole Winner: #2-Brad Keselowski, 139.384mph, finished 3rd

  • 2013 November Pole Winner: #48-Jimmie Johnson, 139.222mph, finished 3rd

  • Track Qualifying Record: Brad Keselowski, 2/28/2014, 139.384mph

  • Oldest Pole Winner: Mark Martin, 54 years, 1 month, 23 days, 3/1/2013

  • Youngest Pole Winner: Kyle Busch, 20 years, 11 months, 20 days, 4/22/2006

  • Fastest First Practice Speed: #4-Harvick, 141.521 mph


  • Hamlin wins Phoenix pole: #11-Denny Hamlin won the Coors Light pole for the Quicken Loans Race For Heroes 500(k) Sprint Cup Series race at Phoenix International Raceway with speed of 142.113mph for his 3rd pole of 2014, 2nd at Phoenix and 20th of his career. Hamlin has won three races from the pole out of 19 previous poles. #22-Logano set the track record in 1st round of qualifying with a lap of 142.141mph.
    #2-Keselowski is on the outside pole followed by #4-Harvick, #22-Logano, #20-Kenseth, #18-Busch, #24-Gordon, #42-Larson, #55-Vickers, #41-Busch, #27-Menard and #13-Mears.
    Missing the race were: @75-Clay Rogers, who was 40th fastest and had no provisional available to use.(11-7-2014)

  • Where the 2014 Sprint Cup Chase Drivers will start at Phoenix:
    [listed by current driver chase points position]
    1) #22-Joey Logano, 4th
    2) #11-Denny Hamlin, POLE
    3) #31-Ryan Newman, 20th
    4) #24-Jeff Gordon, 7th
    5) #20-Matt Kenseth, 5th
    6) #99-Carl Edwards, 13th
    7) #2-Brad Keselowski, 2nd
    8) #4-Kevin Harvick, 3rd
    (11-7-2014)

  • Qualifying Fast Facts - Phoenix:
    #11-Denny Hamlin won the Coors Light Pole Award for the 27th Annual Quicken Loans Race for Heroes 500 with a lap of 25.332 seconds, 142.113 mph.
    This is his 20th pole in 325 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races. He ties Neil Bonnett and Benny Parsons for 35th on the all-time series pole list.
    This is his third pole and 15th top-10 start in 2014.
    This is his second pole in 19 races at Phoenix International Raceway.
    #2-Brad Keselowski (second) posted his 27th top-10 start of 2014 and his third in 11 races at Phoenix International Raceway.
    #4-Kevin Harvick (third) posted his ninth top-10 start at Phoenix International Raceway. It is his 24th in 35 races this season.
    #22-Joey Logano broke the track qualifying record in the first round of qualifying with a lap of 142.141 mph/25.327 seconds. The previous record was set by Brad Keselowski in February of 2014 (139.384 mph/25.828 seconds).(NASCAR Statistics)(11-7-2014)

  • First Round of Qualifying for the Quicken Loans Race For Heroes 500(k) Sprint Cup Series race at Phoenix International Raceway is over, after 30 minutes.
    #22-Logano 142.141
    #11-Hamlin 141.587
    #2-Keselowski 141.354
    #42-Larson 141.315
    #4-Harvick 141.143
    the rest of the top 12: 24 55 18 20 41 27 13;
    out of the top 12 and not advancing to round 2: 99 78 48 88 15 17 1 31 9 5 43 47 3 33 51 16 14 7 95 10 36 38 34 98 23 40 37 26 75 83 32 66
    Driver who will miss the race: #75-Rogers.
    (11-7-2014)

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

  • Coverage of Qualifying for the Quicken Loans Race For Heroes 500(k) Sprint Cup Series race at Phoenix International Raceway is scheduled for Friday, November 7, 2014 at 6:45pm/et.
    Television (TV): ESPN2, 6:30pm/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: #22-Logano, 142.141mph, starts 4th
    Final Session: #11-Hamlin, 142.113mph, starts 1st on the pole

  • Rookie of the Year Candidates Qualifying Results:
    #42-Kyle Larson, starts 8th
    #3-Austin Dillon, 25th
    #51-Justin Allgaier, 27th
    #7-Michael Annett, 30th
    #23-Alex Bowman, 37th
    #26-Cole Whitt, 40th
    Parker Kligerman, Did not race
    Ryan Truex, Did not race

  • Friday practice for the Quicken Loans Race For Heroes 500(k) Sprint Cup Series race at Phoenix International Raceway is over, after 90 scheduled minutes, the top-five, slowest and notes:
    #4-Harvick 141.521
    #42-Larson 141.471
    #2-Keselowski 140.851
    #41-Busch 140.526
    #88-Earnhardt Jr. 140.362
    18 drivers were faster than the track record speed
    slowest: #36-Sorenson 133.978 & #32-Gase 134.665
    if speeds stayed the same, missing the race would be #75-Rogers who was 38th fastest, Rogers needs to qualify in the top 36 to make the race
    notes: in the unlikely event that qualifying is cancelled due to weather (0% chance of rain tonight), this practice would set the starting lineup.
    Track record is 139.384mph, set in March 2014 by #2-Keselowski.
    See fastest speeds, laps run, best 10 consecutive lap average on the Phoenix Practice 1 Speeds page (pdf).(11-7-2014)

  • 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
Quicken Loans Race For Heroes 500(k)
Phoenix International Raceway
Provided by NASCAR Statistics

Starting
Position
Car# Driver Sponsor
Manu
Qualifying
Speed
(mph)
Qualifying
Time
(secs)
1 11 Denny Hamlin Toyota 142.113 25.332
2 2 Brad Keselowski(PC2) Ford 142.079 25.338
3 4 Kevin Harvick Chevy 141.995 25.353
4 22 Joey Logano Ford 141.794 25.389
5 20 Matt Kenseth(PC5) Toyota 141.794 25.389
6 18 Kyle Busch Toyota 141.771 25.393
7 24 Jeff Gordon(PC6) Chevy 141.665 25.412
8 42 Kyle Larson # Chevy 141.321 25.474
9 55 Brian Vickers Toyota 141.287 25.480
10 41 Kurt Busch(PC4) Chevy 141.188 25.498
11 27 Paul Menard Chevy 140.889 25.552
12 13 Casey Mears Chevy 139.746 25.761
13 99 Carl Edwards Ford 140.488 25.625
14 78 Martin Truex Jr. Chevy 140.411 25.639
15 48 Jimmie Johnson(PC1) Chevy 140.356 25.649
16 88 Dale Earnhardt Jr. Chevy 140.285 25.662
17 15 Clint Bowyer Toyota 140.192 25.679
18 17 Ricky Stenhouse Jr. Ford 140.187 25.680
19 1 Jamie McMurray Chevy 140.160 25.685
20 31 Ryan Newman Chevy 140.127 25.691
21 9 Marcos Ambrose Ford 140.045 25.706
22 5 Kasey Kahne Chevy 139.969 25.720
23 43 Aric Almirola Ford 139.958 25.722
24 47 AJ Allmendinger Chevy 139.746 25.761
25 3 Austin Dillon # Chevy 139.697 25.770
26 33 Ty Dillon(i) Chevy 139.432 25.819
27 51 Justin Allgaier # Chevy 139.394 25.826
28 16 Greg Biffle Ford 139.340 25.836
29 14 Tony Stewart(PC3) Chevy 139.195 25.863
30 7 Michael Annett # Chevy 139.104 25.880
31 95 Michael McDowell Ford 138.873 25.923
32 10 Danica Patrick Chevy 138.851 25.927
33 36 Reed Sorenson Chevy 138.691 25.957
34 38 David Gilliland Ford 138.307 26.029
35 34 David Ragan Ford 138.281 26.034
36 98 Josh Wise Chevy 137.942 26.098
37-OP 23 Alex Bowman # Toyota 137.878 26.110
38-OP 40 Landon Cassill(i) Chevy 137.857 26.114
39-OP 37 Mike Bliss(i) Chevy 137.515 26.179
40-OP 26 Cole Whitt # Toyota 137.420 26.197
41-OP 83 JJ Yeley(i) Toyota 136.846 26.307
42-OP 32 Joey Gase(i) Ford 136.199 26.432
43-OP 66 Mike Wallace(i) Toyota 134.088 26.848
44-DNQ 75 Clay Rogers Chevy 137.310 26.218

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
Quicken Loans Race For Heroes 500(k)
Phoenix International Raceway
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 11 Denny Hamlin Toyota 142.113 25.332 140.083 8 2.030 2
2 2 Brad Keselowski(PC2) Ford 142.079 25.338 140.851 3 1.228 7
3 4 Kevin Harvick Chevy 141.995 25.353 141.521 1 0.474 8
4 22 Joey Logano Ford 141.794 25.389 139.996 9 1.798 1
5 20 Matt Kenseth(PC5) Toyota 141.794 25.389 139.654 13 2.140 5
6 18 Kyle Busch Toyota 141.771 25.393 140.171 7 1.600 9
7 24 Jeff Gordon(PC6) Chevy 141.665 25.412 139.762 12 1.903 4
8 42 Kyle Larson # Chevy 141.321 25.474 141.471 2 -0.150 17
9 55 Brian Vickers Toyota 141.287 25.480 139.497 16 1.790 22
10 41 Kurt Busch(PC4) Chevy 141.188 25.498 140.526 4 0.662 14
11 27 Paul Menard Chevy 140.889 25.552 139.784 11 1.105 21
12 13 Casey Mears Chevy 139.746 25.761 139.297 21 0.449 26


Qualifying Results
Qualifying Round 1
NASCAR Sprint Cup Series
Quicken Loans Race For Heroes 500(k)
Phoenix International Raceway
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 22 Joey Logano Ford 142.141 25.327 139.996 9 2.145 1
2 11 Denny Hamlin Toyota 141.587 25.426 140.083 8 1.504 2
3 2 Brad Keselowski(PC2) Ford 141.354 25.468 140.851 3 0.503 7
4 42 Kyle Larson # Chevy 141.315 25.475 141.471 2 -0.156 17
5 4 Kevin Harvick Chevy 141.143 25.506 141.521 1 -0.378 8
6 24 Jeff Gordon(PC6) Chevy 141.066 25.520 139.762 12 1.304 4
7 55 Brian Vickers Toyota 141.060 25.521 139.497 16 1.563 22
8 18 Kyle Busch Toyota 140.994 25.533 140.171 7 0.823 9
9 20 Matt Kenseth(PC5) Toyota 140.961 25.539 139.654 13 1.307 5
10 41 Kurt Busch(PC4) Chevy 140.845 25.560 140.526 4 0.319 14
11 27 Paul Menard Chevy 140.696 25.587 139.784 11 0.912 21
12 13 Casey Mears Chevy 140.587 25.607 139.297 21 1.290 26
Failed to Advance to 2nd/Final round of qualifying
13 99 Carl Edwards Ford 140.488 25.625 138.985 25 1.503 6
14 78 Martin Truex Jr. Chevy 140.411 25.639 140.192 6 0.219 25
15 48 Jimmie Johnson(PC1) Chevy 140.356 25.649 135.875 40 4.481 11
16 88 Dale Earnhardt Jr. Chevy 140.285 25.662 140.362 5 -0.077 10
17 15 Clint Bowyer Toyota 140.192 25.679 139.492 17 0.700 19
18 17 Ricky Stenhouse Jr. Ford 140.187 25.680 138.948 26 1.239 27
19 1 Jamie McMurray Chevy 140.160 25.685 139.303 20 0.857 18
20 31 Ryan Newman Chevy 140.127 25.691 138.932 27 1.195 3
21 9 Marcos Ambrose Ford 140.045 25.706 139.416 18 0.629 23
22 5 Kasey Kahne Chevy 139.969 25.720 139.502 15 0.467 15
23 43 Aric Almirola Ford 139.958 25.722 139.168 23 0.790 16
24 47 AJ Allmendinger Chevy 139.746 25.761 139.584 14 0.162 12
25 3 Austin Dillon # Chevy 139.697 25.770 139.351 19 0.346 20
26 33 Ty Dillon(i) Chevy 139.432 25.819 138.734 28 0.698 40
27 51 Justin Allgaier # Chevy 139.394 25.826 139.190 22 0.204 29
28 16 Greg Biffle Ford 139.340 25.836 138.991 24 0.349 13
29 14 Tony Stewart(PC3) Chevy 139.195 25.863 139.811 10 -0.616 24
30 7 Michael Annett # Chevy 139.104 25.880 136.737 35 2.367 32
31 95 Michael McDowell Ford 138.873 25.923 137.536 30 1.337 42
32 10 Danica Patrick Chevy 138.851 25.927 138.627 29 0.224 28
33 36 Reed Sorenson Chevy 138.691 25.957 133.978 44 4.713 35
34 38 David Gilliland Ford 138.307 26.029 137.138 33 1.169 30
35 34 David Ragan Ford 138.281 26.034 137.206 32 1.075 33
36 98 Josh Wise Chevy 137.942 26.098 136.835 34 1.107 36
37 23 Alex Bowman # Toyota 137.878 26.110 136.111 37 1.767 37
38 40 Landon Cassill(i) Chevy 137.857 26.114 135.767 41 2.090 34
39 37 Mike Bliss(i) Chevy 137.515 26.179 136.731 36 0.784 46
40 26 Cole Whitt # Toyota 137.420 26.197 137.247 31 0.173 31
41 75 Clay Rogers Chevy 137.310 26.218 136.008 38 1.302 54
42 83 JJ Yeley(i) Toyota 136.846 26.307 135.905 39 0.941 41
43 32 Joey Gase(i) Ford 136.199 26.432 134.665 43 1.534 38
44 66 Mike Wallace(i) Toyota 134.088 26.848 134.766 42 -0.678 39

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

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
Quicken Loans Race For Heroes 500(k)
Phoenix International Raceway
Provided by NASCAR Statistics

Sched
Qual
Pos
Car# Driver Sponsor/
Manu
Owners
Points
Rank
Owners
Race
Attempts
1 48 Jimmie Johnson(PC1) Chevy 11 34 135.875 40
2 17 Ricky Stenhouse Jr. Ford 27 34 138.948 26
3 27 Paul Menard Chevy 21 34 139.784 11
4 95 Michael McDowell Ford 42 20 137.536 30
5 20 Matt Kenseth(PC5) Toyota 5 34 139.654 13
6 47 AJ Allmendinger Chevy 12 34 139.584 14
7 23 Alex Bowman # Toyota 37 34 136.111 37
8 32 Joey Gase(i) Ford 38 34 134.665 43
9 2 Brad Keselowski(PC2) Ford 7 34 140.851 3
10 4 Kevin Harvick Chevy 8 34 141.521 1
11 18 Kyle Busch Toyota 9 34 140.171 7
12 14 Tony Stewart(PC3) Chevy 24 34 139.811 10
13 15 Clint Bowyer Toyota 19 34 139.492 17
14 75 Clay Rogers Chevy 54 1 136.008 38
15 37 Mike Bliss(i) Chevy 46 9 136.731 36
16 51 Justin Allgaier # Chevy 29 34 139.190 22
17 24 Jeff Gordon(PC6) Chevy 4 34 139.762 12
18 7 Michael Annett # Chevy 32 34 136.737 35
19 33 Ty Dillon(i) Chevy 40 34 138.734 28
20 40 Landon Cassill(i) Chevy 34 34 135.767 41
21 26 Cole Whitt # Toyota 31 34 137.247 31
22 3 Austin Dillon # Chevy 20 34 139.351 19
23 13 Casey Mears Chevy 26 34 139.297 21
24 5 Kasey Kahne Chevy 15 34 139.502 15
25 41 Kurt Busch(PC4) Chevy 14 34 140.526 4
26 43 Aric Almirola Ford 16 34 139.168 23
27 16 Greg Biffle Ford 13 34 138.991 24
28 1 Jamie McMurray Chevy 18 34 139.303 20
29 11 Denny Hamlin Toyota 2 34 140.083 8
30 9 Marcos Ambrose Ford 23 34 139.416 18
31 99 Carl Edwards Ford 6 34 138.985 25
32 42 Kyle Larson # Chevy 17 34 141.471 2
33 98 Josh Wise Chevy 36 34 136.835 34
34 22 Joey Logano Ford 1 34 139.996 9
35 66 Mike Wallace(i) Toyota 39 34 134.766 42
36 34 David Ragan Ford 33 34 137.206 32
37 38 David Gilliland Ford 30 34 137.138 33
38 10 Danica Patrick Chevy 28 34 138.627 29
39 88 Dale Earnhardt Jr. Chevy 10 34 140.362 5
40 83 JJ Yeley(i) Toyota 41 34 135.905 39
41 31 Ryan Newman Chevy 3 34 138.932 27
42 36 Reed Sorenson Chevy 35 34 133.978 44
43 55 Brian Vickers Toyota 22 34 139.497 16
44 78 Martin Truex Jr. Chevy 25 34 140.192 6

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. Someone from the team draws a bingo like ball just before the first practice of the event.

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