Alex Bowman won the Pole Award for the 60th Annual DAYTONA 500

Credit: 353858(Photo by Robert Laberge/Getty Images) Alex Bowman, driver of the #88 Nationwide Chevrolet, poses for a photo after winning the Pole Award during qualifying for the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway on February 11, 2018 in Daytona Beach, Florida.

Car 88 Alex Bowman Nationwide Chevrolet won the Pole Award for the 60th Annual DAYTONA 500 with a lap of 46.002 seconds, 195.644 mph. This is his 2nd pole in 82 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series races. This is his 1st pole and 1st Top 10 start in 2018. This is his 1st pole in 4 races at Daytona International Speedway. 2nd Place Car 11 Denny Hamlin FedEx Express Toyota posted his 1st Top 10 start of 2018 and his 11th in 25 races at Daytona International Speedway with a time of 46.132 & speed of 195.092. 3rd Place Car 48 Jimmie Johnson Lowe’s for Pros Chevrolet posted his 21st Top 10 start at Daytona International Speedway with a time of 46.217 & speed of 194.734

Credit: 353857(Photo by Robert Laberge/Getty Images) Denny Hamlin, driver of the #11 FedEx Express Toyota, and Alex Bowman, driver of the #88 Nationwide Chevrolet, pose for a photo after winning the pole award for the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway on February 11, 2018 in Daytona Beach, Florida.

4th Place Car 18 Kyle Busch M&M’s Toyota with a time of 46.224 & speed of 194.704. 5th Place Car 24 William Byron # AXALTA Chevrolet was the fastest qualifying rookie with a time of 46.261 & speed of 194.548. 6th Place Car 20 Erik Jones DEWALT Toyota with a time of 46.279 & speed of 194.473. 7th Place Car 19 Daniel Suarez ARRIS Toyota with a time of 46.280 & speed of 194.468. 8th Place Car 4 Kevin Harvick Jimmy John’s Ford with a time of 46.281 & speed of 194.464. 9th Place Car 17 Ricky Stenhouse Jr. Fastenal Ford with a time of 46.381 & speed of 194.045. 10th Place Car 9 Chase Elliott NAPA Auto Parts Chevrolet with a time of 46.413 & speed of 193.911. NASCAR Pinty’s Series Driver 34th Place Car 96 DJ Kennington LORDCO/Castrol Toyota with a time of 47.848 speed of 188.096.

Credit: (Photo by Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images) Alex Bowman, driver of the #88 Nationwide Chevrolet, qualifies on the pole with a time of 46.002 seconds and a speed of 195.644 mph for the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway on February 11, 2018 in Daytona Beach, Florida.

The 60th Annual DAYTONA 500 Qualifying sets up the front row for the race & starting line up for the qualifying races the Duels February 15/18. Car 88 Alex Bowman Nationwide Chevrolet & Car 11 Denny Hamlin FedEx Express Toyota will start on the front row unless there are unapproved adjustments, or they have to use their back-up cars before the race.

Credit: 353853(Photo by Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images) Denny Hamlin, driver of the #11 FedEx Express Toyota, practices for the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway on February 10, 2018 in Daytona Beach, Florida.

Time Trial Results Daytona International Speedway
The 60th Annual DAYTONA 500
Provided by NASCAR Statistics – Sun, February 11, 2018 @ 01:55 PM Eastern
Driver Date Time Speed
Track Qualifying Record: Bill Elliott 02/15/87 42.783 210.364

Position Car Driver Team Time Speed
1. Car 88 Alex Bowman Nationwide Chevrolet 46.002 195.644
2. Car 11 Denny Hamlin FedEx Express Toyota 46.132 195.092
3. Car 48 Jimmie Johnson Lowe’s for Pros Chevrolet 46.217 194.734
4. Car 18 Kyle Busch M&M’s Toyota 46.224 194.704
5. Car 24 William Byron # AXALTA Chevrolet 46.261 194.548
6. Car 20 Erik Jones DEWALT Toyota 46.279 194.473
7. Car 19 Daniel Suarez ARRIS Toyota 46.280 194.468
8. Car 4 Kevin Harvick Jimmy John’s Ford 46.281 194.464
9. Car 17 Ricky Stenhouse Jr. Fastenal Ford 46.381 194.045
10. Car 9 Chase Elliott NAPA Auto Parts Chevrolet 46.413 193.911
11. Car 22 Joey Logano Shell Pennzoil Ford 46.437 193.811
12. Car 21 Paul Menard OmnicraftAutoParts/QuickLaneTire&Auto Ford 46.584 193.199

Qualifying Round: 1

Position Car Driver Team Time Speed
1. Car 88 Alex Bowman Nationwide Chevrolet 46.181 194.885
2. Car 11 Denny Hamlin FedEx Express Toyota 46.201 194.801
3. Car 17 Ricky Stenhouse Jr. Fastenal Ford 46.313 194.330
4. Car 24 William Byron # AXALTA Chevrolet 46.328 194.267
5. Car 18 Kyle Busch M&M’s Toyota 46.366 194.10
6. Car 19 Daniel Suarez ARRIS Toyota 46.412 193.915
7. Car 4 Kevin Harvick Jimmy John’s Ford 46.420 193.882
8. Car 48 Jimmie Johnson Lowe’s for Pros Chevrolet 46.420 193.882
9. Car 22 Joey Logano Shell Pennzoil Ford 46.422 193.874
10. Car 21 Paul Menard OmnicraftAutoParts/QuickLaneTire&Auto Ford 46.470 193.673
11. Car 20 Erik Jones DEWALT Toyota 46.513 193.49
12. Car 9 Chase Elliott NAPA Auto Parts Chevrolet 46.534 193.407
13. Car 10 Aric Almirola Smithfield Ford 46.539 193.386
14. Car 3 Austin Dillon DOW Chevrolet 46.546 193.357
15. Car 12 Ryan Blaney Menards/Peak Ford 46.577 193.228
16. Car 14 Clint Bowyer Rush Truck Centers Ford 46.658 192.893
17. Car 41 Kurt Busch Haas Automation/Monster Energy Ford 46.678 192.810
18. Car 95 Kasey Kahne Procore Chevrolet 46.694 192.744
19. Car 2 Brad Keselowski Discount Tire Ford 46.698 192.728
20. Car 6 Trevor Bayne AdvoCare Ford 46.781 192.386
21. Car 31 Ryan Newman Bass Pro Shops/Cabela’s Chevrolet 46.816 192.242
22. Car 42 Kyle Larson Credit One Bank Chevrolet 46.817 192.238
23. Car 1 Jamie McMurray McDonald’s/Cessna Chevrolet 46.836 192.160
24. Car 34 Michael McDowell Love’s Travel Stops Ford 46.899 191.902
25. Car 43 Darrell Wallace Jr. # Click n’ Close Chevrolet 46.938 191.742
26. Car 78 Martin Truex Jr. Bass Pro Shops/5-hour Energy Toyota 47.002 191.481
27. Car 13 Ty Dillon GEICO Chevrolet 47.074 191.188
28. Car 7 Danica Patrick GoDaddy Chevrolet 47.081 191.160
29. Car 37 Chris Buescher Kleenex Chevrolet 47.095 191.103
30. Car 47 AJ Allmendinger Kroger ClickList Chevrolet 47.144 190.904
31. * Car 62 Brendan Gaughan BeardOilDistributing/SouthPointHotel Chevrolet 47.398 189.881
32. Car 51 Justin Marks(i) HARRY’S Chevrolet 47.464 189.617
33. Car 32 Matt DiBenedetto The Hurricane Heist Ford 47.675 188.778
34. * Car 96 DJ Kennington LORDCO/Castrol Toyota 47.848 188.096 (Canadian NASCAR Pinty’s Series Driver)
35. Car 00 Jeffrey Earnhardt VRX Simulators Chevrolet 47.866 188.025
36. * Car 92 David Gilliland(i) Black’s Tire Service/Carquest Auto Parts Ford 47.884 187.954
37. * Car 66 Mark Thompson Phoenix Air Racing Ford 48.267 186.463
38. Car 72 Corey LaJoie Schluter Systems Chevrolet 48.372 186.058
39. Car 23 Gray Gaulding Toyota 0.000 0.000
40. Car 38 David Ragan Speedco Ford 0.000 0.000

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