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2011 Aaron's 499 qualifying results


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NASCAR Sprint Cup race number 8 of 36
Sunday, April 17, 2011 at Talladega Superspeedway, Talladega, AL
188 laps on a 2.660 mile paved track (500.1 miles)

Time of race: 3:12:01
Average Speed: 156.261 mph
Pole Speed: 178.248 mph
Cautions: 6 for 24 laps
Margin of Victory: .002 sec
Attendance: 115,000
Lead changes: 88

Glossary    2011 NASCAR Sprint Cup results   /   2011 standings



Qualifying results for this race:
RankDriverNbrCarTimeSpeed 
16   A.J. Allmendinger43Ford54.075   177.087    
37   Andy Lally71Ford54.611   175.349   *
45   Bill Elliott46Chevrolet56.335   169.983   PC
15   Bobby Labonte47Toyota54.065   177.120    
19   Brad Keselowski2Dodge54.092   177.032    
9   Brian Vickers83Toyota53.989   177.369    
20   Carl Edwards99Ford54.100   177.006    
43   Casey Mears13Toyota54.847   174.595   OP
10   Clint Bowyer33Chevrolet53.994   177.353    
4   Dale Earnhardt, Jr.88Chevrolet53.869   177.765    
35   Dave Blaney36Chevrolet54.469   175.806   *
39   David Gilliland34Ford54.678   175.134    
7   David Ragan6Ford53.968   177.438    
14   David Reutimann00Toyota54.058   177.143    
29   Denny Hamlin11Toyota54.295   176.370    
17   Greg Biffle16Ford54.079   177.074    
21   Jamie McMurray1Chevrolet54.141   176.872    
27   Jeff Burton31Chevrolet54.267   176.461    
1   Jeff Gordon24Chevrolet53.723   178.248    
2   Jimmie Johnson48Chevrolet53.845   177.844    
22   Joe Nemechek87Toyota54.195   176.695   *
36   Joey Logano20Toyota54.592   175.410    
13   Juan Pablo Montoya42Chevrolet54.046   177.182    
31   Kasey Kahne4Toyota54.317   176.298    
32   Kevin Conway97Toyota54.349   176.195   *
38   Kevin Harvick29Chevrolet54.672   175.154    
8   Kurt Busch22Dodge53.986   177.379    
34   Kyle Busch18Toyota54.428   175.939    
6   Landon Cassill09Chevrolet53.893   177.685    
24   Marcos Ambrose9Ford54.232   176.575    
3   Mark Martin5Chevrolet53.856   177.807    
26   Martin Truex, Jr.56Toyota54.262   176.477    
25   Matt Kenseth17Ford54.249   176.519    
42   Michael McDowell66Toyota54.770   174.840   *
12   Michael Waltrip15Toyota54.005   177.317   *
40   Mike Skinner60Toyota54.692   175.090   *
5   Paul Menard27Chevrolet53.888   177.702    
18   Regan Smith78Chevrolet54.083   177.061    
23   Ryan Newman39Chevrolet54.206   176.659    
46   Sam Hornish, Jr.7Dodge   .000   OP
33   Steve Park35Chevrolet54.359   176.162   *
44   Terry Labonte32Ford54.949   174.271   OP
41   Tony Raines37Ford54.720   175.000   *
30   Tony Stewart14Chevrolet54.302   176.347    
28   Travis Kvapil38Ford54.278   176.425   *
11   Trevor Bayne21Ford53.994   177.353    

OP: qualified via owners points
PC: qualified as past champion
PR: provisional
QR: via qualifying race
* - had to qualify on time

Failed to qualify, or withdrew:   Mike Skinner (#60), Tony Raines (#37), Michael McDowell (#66)