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QUALIFYING is scheduled to START
at approx 6:35pm/et
on Friday, June 19, 2009

  • June 2008 Pole Sitter: #9-Kasey Kahne, 92.153mph, finished 33rd

  • Track Qualifying Record: Rusty Wallace, June 2000, 99.309mph (old layout)

  • Track Qualifying Record: Jeff Gordon, 6/24/2005, 94.325mph (current layout)

  • Fastest Last Practice Speed: #47-Marcos Ambrose, Toyota, 93.404mph, scheduled to qualify 10th out of 47 drivers


    THIS IS UNOFFICIAL

    • Vickers on pole at Infineon: #83-Brian Vickers won the Coors Light Pole Award for the Toyota/Save Mart 350 at Infineon Raceway with a lap of 93.678mph for his 2nd straight pole in a row, 4th of 2009 and 9th of his career [has never won from the pole]. #18-Busch was 2nd fastest followed by #47-Ambrose, #14-Stewart, #9-Kahne, #1-Truex Jr., #39-Newman, #19-Sadler, #08-Said and #17-Kenseth. #24-Johnson will start 11th, #24-Gordon 13th and #88-Earnhardt Jr's woes continue as he will start 35th
      The non Top-35 drivers who made the race:
      The four drivers who failed to qualify: Rookie of the Year candidate #82-Speed, #27-Hubert, #37-Cook and #36-Simo [who lost an engine during his lap](6-19-2009)


    • Coverage of Qualifying for the Toyota/Save Mart 350 at Infineon Raceway is scheduled for Friday, June 19, 2009 at 6:35pm/et.
      TV: SPEED - 6:30pm/et
      Radio: PRN Radio and Sirius XM Satellite NASCAR Radio
      Qualifying Re-Air: none scheduled

    • Pole Progression: (who had the pole first, who got it next and who ended up with it)
      #11-Hamlin, 1st out to qualify, 92.358mph, starts 24th
      #19-Sadler, 5th out, 92.941, starts 8th
      #39-Newman, 7th out, 92.947, starts 7th
      #47-Ambrose, 10th out, 93.138, starts 3rd
      #18-Busch, 21st out, 93.415, starts 2nd
      #83-Vickers, 24th out, 93.678, 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
      [47 entered for 43 spots]:
      have qualified for the race:
      #08-Boris Said, 92.938
      #66-Dave Blaney, 92.498
      #09-Ron Fellows, 92.043
      #87-Joe Nemechek, 91.933
      #71-David Gilliland, 91.850
      #13-Max Papis, 91.777
      #04-P.J. Jones, 91.425
      #02-Brandon Ash, 91.098
      will miss the race:
      #82-Scott Speed, 90.980
      #27-Tom Hubert, 90.865
      #37-Chris Cook. 90.429
      #36-Brian Simo, 82.247

    • Rookie of the Year Candidates: how fast were they and where do they start:
      #13-Max Papis (X), 91.777mph, starts ?
      #20-Joey Logano, 92.865mph, starts ?
      #51-Dexter Bean (X), DNR
      #82-Scott Speed (X), 90.980, DNQ
      X = needs to race their way in to the race
      DNR = Did not race
      DNQ = Did not qualify for race

    • Some Qualifying Notes:
      #82-Speed had a run in the top-10 and got off course in turn 10 and was slow and will miss the race
      #36-Simo lost an engine in the middle of his run, NASCAR took time to clean up the track

    • Practice Results:
      Practice Speeds Page

    • Race info at: Race Info Page

    • Event Entry List

    • Past Champions Provisional page


      STARTING LINEUP

      Infineon Raceway
      Toyota/Save Mart 350
      Provided by NASCAR Statistics - Fri, June 19, 2009 @ 08:34 PM Eastern



      NOTES:

      (A) - lost en engine in the 1st Saturday practice and will go to the rear of the field Sunday

      (B) - Speed did not qualify and will step in the #87 and fall to the rear of the field before the start Sunday

      (C) - wrecked in the 1st Saturday practice, will go to a backup car, and will go to the rear of the field Sunday
      Start
      Pos
      Car# Driver Manu
      Sponsor
      Qual
      Speed
      Qual
      Time
      1 83 Brian Vickers Red Bull Toyota 93.678 76.475
      2 18 Kyle Busch M&M's / Transformers Toyota 93.415 76.690
      3 47 Marcos Ambrose (A) Little Debbie Toyota 93.138 76.918
      4 14 Tony Stewart Office Depot / Old Spice Chevy 93.039 77.000
      5 9 Kasey Kahne Budweiser Dodge 92.991 77.040
      6 1 Martin Truex Jr. GE reveal Chevy 92.981 77.048
      7 39 Ryan Newman Haas Automation Chevy 92.947 77.076
      8 19 Elliott Sadler Stanley Tools Dodge 92.941 77.081
      9 08 Boris Said Ford 92.938 77.084
      10 17 Matt Kenseth DeWalt Ford 92.922 77.097
      11 48 Jimmie Johnson Lowe's Chevy 92.909 77.108
      12 20 Joey Logano # The Home Depot Toyota 92.865 77.144
      13 24 Jeff Gordon DuPont Chevy 92.829 77.174
      14 5 Mark Martin CARQUEST / Kellogg's Chevy 92.796 77.202
      15 16 Greg Biffle 3M / Post-it Ford 92.740 77.248
      16 29 Kevin Harvick Shell / Pennzoil Chevy 92.733 77.254
      17 42 Juan Pablo Montoya Target Chevy 92.655 77.319
      18 77 Sam Hornish Jr. Mobil 1 Dodge 92.648 77.325
      19 66 Dave Blaney PRISM Motorsports Toyota 92.498 77.450
      20 44 A J Allmendinger Best Buy Dodge 92.484 77.462
      21 07 Casey Mears Jack Daniel's Chevy 92.433 77.505
      22 7 Robby Gordon Menards / Jim Beam Toyota 92.432 77.506
      23 26 Jamie McMurray IRWIN Vice-Grip Ford 92.372 77.556
      24 11 Denny Hamlin FedEx Office Toyota 92.358 77.568
      25 96 Bobby Labonte Ask.com Ford 92.355 77.570
      26 33 Clint Bowyer Cheerios / Hamburger Helper Chevy 92.305 77.612
      27 2 Kurt Busch Miller Lite Dodge 92.302 77.615
      28 43 Reed Sorenson Valvoline Dodge 92.054 77.824
      29 09 Ron Fellows Miccosukee Indian
      Gaming & Resort Chevy
      92.043 77.833
      30 98 Paul Menard Johns Manville /Menards Ford 91.988 77.880
      31 87 Scott Speed in
      for Joe Nemechek (B)
      Nemco Motorsports Toyota 91.933 77.926
      32 71 David Gilliland (C) Adobe Road Winery Chevy 91.850 77.997
      33 13 Max Papis # GEICO Toyota 91.777 78.059
      34 99 Carl Edwards Aflac Ford 91.750 78.082
      35 88 Dale Earnhardt Jr. Amp Energy / National Guard 91.509 78.287
      36 31 Jeff Burton Caterpillar Chevy 91.436 78.350
      37 04 P J Jones Jim Beam / Menards Toyota 91.425 78.359
      38 55 Patrick Carpentier NAPA Auto Parts Toyota 90.907 78.806
      39 12 David Stremme No. 12 Penske Dodge 90.901 78.811
      40-OP 6 David Ragan UPS Ford 90.813 78.887
      41-OP 34 John Andretti Taco Bell Chevy 90.788 78.909
      42-OP 00 David Reutimann Aaron's Dream Machine Toyota 90.603 79.070
      43 02 Brandon Ash Efusjon Energy Club Dodge 91.098 78.641
      DNQ 82 Scott Speed # Red Bull Toyota 90.980 78.743
      DNQ 27 Tom Hubert Lilly Trucking Toyota 90.978 78.744
      DNQ 37 Chris Cook Long John Silver's Dodge 90.429 79.222
      DNQ 36 Brian Simo California Outdoor
      Heritage Alliance Toyota
      82.247 87.103


      # Raybestos Rookie of the Year Contender


      Qualifying is OVER

      QUALIFYING RESULTS by SPEED

      THIS IS UNOFFICIAL

      Qualifying after 47 of 47 drivers:

      Pos Sched
      Qual
      Pos
      Actual
      Qual
      Pos
      Car# Driver Manu Qual
      Speed
      Qual
      Time
      (secs)
      Last
      Prac
      Speed
      Prac
      Speed
      Rank
      Diff
      Qual vs
      Prac
      Owners
      Point
      Rank
      1 24 24 83 Brian Vickers Toyota 93.678 76.475 92.883 5 0.795 17
      2 21 21 18 Kyle Busch Toyota 93.415 76.690 92.545 15 0.870 9
      3 10 10 47 Marcos Ambrose Toyota 93.138 76.918 93.404 1 -0.266 20
      4 17 17 14 Tony Stewart Chevy 93.039 77.000 91.981 31 1.058 1
      5 30 30 9 Kasey Kahne Dodge 92.991 77.040 92.393 22 0.598 15
      6 31 31 1 Martin Truex Jr. Chevy 92.981 77.048 92.696 6 0.285 22
      7 7 7 39 Ryan Newman Chevy 92.947 77.076 92.594 11 0.353 5
      8 5 5 19 Elliott Sadler Dodge 92.941 77.081 92.024 30 0.917 27
      9 41 41 08 Boris Said Ford 92.938 77.084 93.336 3 -0.398 60-IN
      10 33 33 17 Matt Kenseth Ford 92.922 77.097 92.552 14 0.370 11
      11 25 25 48 Jimmie Johnson Chevy 92.909 77.108 93.116 4 -0.207 3
      12 20 20 20 Joey Logano # Toyota 92.865 77.144 92.460 19 0.405 25
      13 16 16 24 Jeff Gordon Chevy 92.829 77.174 93.368 2 -0.539 2
      14 8 8 5 Mark Martin Chevy 92.796 77.202 92.681 7 0.115 8
      15 6 6 16 Greg Biffle Ford 92.740 77.248 92.655 9 0.085 7
      16 23 23 29 Kevin Harvick Chevy 92.733 77.254 92.173 25 0.560 23
      17 18 18 42 Juan Pablo Montoya Chevy 92.655 77.319 92.501 18 0.154 14
      18 12 12 77 Sam Hornish Jr. Dodge 92.648 77.325 92.503 17 0.145 24
      19 39 39 66 Dave Blaney Toyota 92.498 77.450 91.629 36 0.869 41-IN
      20 26 26 44 A J Allmendinger Dodge 92.484 77.462 92.567 13 -0.083 31
      21 9 9 07 Casey Mears Chevy 92.433 77.505 91.609 38 0.824 21
      22 11 11 7 Robby Gordon Toyota 92.432 77.506 92.230 24 0.202 34
      23 19 19 26 Jamie McMurray Ford 92.372 77.556 92.673 8 -0.301 19
      24 1 1 11 Denny Hamlin Toyota 92.358 77.568 92.405 21 -0.047 10
      25 14 14 96 Bobby Labonte Ford 92.355 77.570 91.867 33 0.488 29
      26 32 32 33 Clint Bowyer Chevy 92.305 77.612 92.569 12 -0.264 16
      27 3 3 2 Kurt Busch Dodge 92.302 77.615 92.078 26 0.224 4
      28 28 28 43 Reed Sorenson Dodge 92.054 77.824 92.423 20 -0.369 26
      29 47 47 09 Ron Fellows Chevy 92.043 77.833 92.073 27 -0.030 40-IN
      30 15 15 98 Paul Menard Ford 91.988 77.880 92.035 29 -0.047 33
      31 40 40 87 Joe Nemechek Toyota 91.933 77.926 90.872 42 1.061 38-IN
      32 38 38 71 David Gilliland Chevy 91.850 77.997 92.538 16 -0.688 37-IN
      33 37 37 13 Max Papis # Toyota 91.777 78.059 92.036 28 -0.259 46-IN
      34 4 4 99 Carl Edwards Ford 91.750 78.082 91.837 34 -0.087 6
      35 35 35 88 Dale Earnhardt Jr. Chevy 91.509 78.287 91.539 40 -0.030 18
      36 2 2 31 Jeff Burton Chevy 91.438 78.348 91.907 32 -0.469 12
      37 43 43 04 P J Jones Toyota 91.425 78.359 90.602 44 0.823 none-IN
      38 46 46 02 Brandon Ash Dodge 91.098 78.641 90.386 45 0.712 57-IN
      39 45 45 82 Scott Speed # Toyota 90.980 78.743 92.257 23 -1.277 36-DNQ
      40 36 36 27 Tom Hubert Toyota 90.978 78.744 90.135 46 0.843 58-DNQ
      41 34 34 55 Patrick Carpentier Toyota 90.907 78.806 91.792 35 -0.885 30
      42 22 22 12 David Stremme Dodge 90.901 78.811 91.593 39 -0.692 32
      43 29 29 6 David Ragan Ford 90.813 78.887 92.635 10 -1.822 28
      44 27 27 34 John Andretti Chevy 90.788 78.909 89.511 47 1.277 35
      45 13 13 00 David Reutimann Toyota 90.603 79.070 90.717 43 -0.114 13
      46 42 42 37 Chris Cook Dodge 90.429 79.222 91.174 41 -0.745 50-DNQ
      47 44 44 36 Brian Simo Toyota 82.247 87.103 91.625 37 -9.378 42-DNQ


      a GREEN 'IN' means that team/driver have made the race, NOT in the top 35

      a RED 'DNQ' means that team/driver will miss the race, NOT in the top 35

      Last driver(s) to make an attempt in BLUE

      # Raybestos Rookie of the Year Contender


      Qualifying Order:

      Infineon Raceway
      Toyota/Save Mart 350
      Provided by NASCAR Statistics - Fri, June 19, 2009 @ 02:38 PM Eastern


      Sched
      Qual
      Pos
      Car# Driver Manu Final
      Practice
      Speed
      Prac
      Speed
      Rank
      Owners
      Points
      Rank
      1 11 Denny Hamlin FedEx Office Toyota 92.405 21 10
      2 31 Jeff Burton Caterpillar Chevy 91.907 32 12
      3 2 Kurt Busch Miller Lite Dodge 92.078 26 4
      4 99 Carl Edwards Aflac Ford 91.837 34 6
      5 19 Elliott Sadler Stanley Tools Dodge 92.024 30 27
      6 16 Greg Biffle 3M / Post-it Ford 92.655 9 7
      7 39 Ryan Newman Haas Automation Chevy 92.594 11 5
      8 5 Mark Martin CARQUEST / Kellogg's Chevy 92.681 7 8
      9 07 Casey Mears Jack Daniel's Chevy 91.609 38 21
      10 47 Marcos Ambrose Little Debbie / Kingsford / Clorox Toyota 93.404 1 20
      11 7 Robby Gordon Menards / Jim Beam Toyota 92.230 24 34
      12 77 Sam Hornish Jr. Mobil 1 Dodge 92.503 17 24
      13 00 David Reutimann Aaron's Dream Machine Toyota 90.717 43 13
      14 96 Bobby Labonte Ask.com Ford 91.867 33 29
      15 98 Paul Menard Johns Manville /Menards Ford 92.035 29 33
      16 24 Jeff Gordon DuPont Chevy 93.368 2 2
      17 14 Tony Stewart Office Depot / Old Spice Chevy 91.981 31 1
      18 42 Juan Pablo Montoya Target Chevy 92.501 18 14
      19 26 Jamie McMurray IRWIN Vice-Grip Ford 92.673 8 19
      20 20 Joey Logano # Home Depot Toyota 92.460 19 25
      21 18 Kyle Busch M&M's / Transformers Toyota 92.545 15 9
      22 12 David Stremme Penske Dodge 91.593 39 32
      23 29 Kevin Harvick Shell / Pennzoil Chevy 92.173 25 23
      24 83 Brian Vickers Red Bull Toyota 92.883 5 17
      25 48 Jimmie Johnson Lowe's Chevy 93.116 4 3
      26 44 A J Allmendinger Best Buy Dodge 92.567 13 31
      27 34 John Andretti Taco Bell Chevy 89.511 47 35
      28 43 Reed Sorenson Valvoline Dodge 92.423 20 26
      29 6 David Ragan UPS Ford 92.635 10 28
      30 9 Kasey Kahne Budweiser Dodge 92.393 22 15
      31 1 Martin Truex Jr. GE reveal Chevy 92.696 6 22
      32 33 Clint Bowyer Cheerios / Hamburger Helper Chevy 92.569 12 16
      33 17 Matt Kenseth DeWalt Ford 92.552 14 11
      34 55 Patrick Carpentier NAPA Auto Parts Toyota 91.792 35 30
      35 88 Dale Earnhardt Jr. Amp Energy / National Guard / Mtn Dew Chevy 91.539 40 18
      Go-or-Go Homers
      not in Top 35 2009 Owners Ppoints
      Sched
      Qual
      Pos
      Car# Driver Manu Final
      Practice
      Speed
      Prac
      Speed
      Rank
      Owners
      Points
      Rank
      36 27 Tom Hubert Lilly Trucking Toyota 90.135 46 58
      37 13 Max Papis # GEICO Toyota 92.036 28 46
      38 71 David Gilliland Adobe Road Winery Chevy 92.538 16 37
      39 66 Dave Blaney PRISM Motorsports Toyota 91.629 36 41
      40 87 Joe Nemechek Nemco Motorsports Toyota 90.872 42 38
      41 08 Boris Said Ford 93.336 3 60
      42 37 Chris Cook Long John Silver's Dodge 91.174 41 50
      43 04 P J Jones Jim Beam / Menards Toyota 90.602 44 none
      44 36 Brian Simo outdoorheritage.org Toyota 91.625 37 42
      45 82 Scott Speed # Red Bull Toyota 92.257 23 36
      46 02 Brandon Ash Efusjon Energy Club Dodge 90.386 45 57
      47 09 Ron Fellows Miccosukee Indian Gaming & Resort Chevy 92.073 27 40


      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.

      # Raybestos Rookie of the Year Contender

      • 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 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 Nextel Cup Champions not in by 1 thru 4
        #6) - Qualifying Attempts with Owners points as the tie breaker
        #7) - Qualifying Order Position
        (all above apply as long as the team was entered by the entry deadline - usually 7-13 days before the race)

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