Texas starting lineup: AAA Texas 500 qualifying results

Matt Kenseth is on the pole for Sunday’s AAA Texas 500, the eighth race in the 10-race Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup, after turning a fast lap of 199.299 mph in Friday’s qualifying session at Texas Motor Speedway.

This race marks the second event of the Eliminator round, with only 8 drivers remaining contention for the series championship. You can watch Sunday’s race at 3 p.m. ET on ESPN, with coverage starting at 2 p.m. 

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Sprint Cup Series starting lineup: AAA Texas 500

at Texas Motor Speedway, Fort Worth, Texas

1.5-mile oval

(Car number in parentheses)

1. (20) Matt Kenseth, Toyota, 199.299 mph.

2. (24) Jeff Gordon, Chevrolet, 199.291.

3. (48) Jimmie Johnson, Chevrolet, 198.983.

4. (41) Kurt Busch, Chevrolet, 198.91.

5. (4) Kevin Harvick, Chevrolet, 198.836.

6. (14) Tony Stewart, Chevrolet, 198.508.

7. (31) Ryan Newman, Chevrolet, 198.5.

8. (78) Martin Truex Jr., Chevrolet, 198.398.

9. (18) Kyle Busch, Toyota, 198.333.

10. (22) Joey Logano, Ford, 198.071.

11. (99) Carl Edwards, Ford, 198.042.

12. (88) Dale Earnhardt Jr., Chevrolet, 197.744.

13. (55) Brian Vickers, Toyota, 198.646.

14. (5) Kasey Kahne, Chevrolet, 198.632.

15. (27) Paul Menard, Chevrolet, 198.515.

16. (9) Marcos Ambrose, Ford, 198.493.

17. (42) Kyle Larson, Chevrolet, 198.354.

18. (17) Ricky Stenhouse Jr., Ford, 198.311.

19. (16) Greg Biffle, Ford, 198.129.

20. (11) Denny Hamlin, Toyota, 197.773.

21. (1) Jamie McMurray, Chevrolet, 197.751.

22. (43) Aric Almirola, Ford, 197.477.

23. (47) AJ Allmendinger, Chevrolet, 197.087.

24. (15) Clint Bowyer, Toyota, 196.707.

25. (21) Trevor Bayne, Ford, 197.571.

26. (2) Brad Keselowski, Ford, 197.181.

27. (10) Danica Patrick, Chevrolet, 196.822.

28. (95) Michael McDowell, Ford, 196.685.

29. (3) Austin Dillon, Chevrolet, 196.635.

30. (51) Justin Allgaier, Chevrolet, 196.385.

31. (38) David Gilliland, Ford, 196.364.

32. (36) Reed Sorenson, Chevrolet, 195.986.

33. (7) Michael Annett, Chevrolet, 195.751.

34. (40) Landon Cassill, Chevrolet, 195.744.

35. (23) Alex Bowman, Toyota, 195.659.

36. (98) Josh Wise, Chevrolet, 195.503.

37. (34) David Ragan, Ford, Owner Points.

38. (13) Casey Mears, Chevrolet, Owner Points.

39. (83) J.J. Yeley, Toyota, Owner Points.

40. (26) Cole Whitt, Toyota, Owner Points.

41. (66) Brett Moffitt, Toyota, Owner Points.

42. (33) Timmy Hill, Chevrolet, Owner Points.

43. (32) Joey Gase, Ford, Owner Points.