facebook
twitter
rss
account
search
search
 

Vickers wins NASCAR pole

June 12, 2009 at 9:19 PM   |   Comments

BROOKLYN, Mich., June 12 (UPI) -- Brian Vickers turned in a lap of 189.110 mph Friday to win the pole for Sunday's LifeLock 400 at Michigan International Speedway.

Vickers won his third pole of the season and the eighth of his Sprint Cup career. He also captured the pole for the August race on this track last year.

"We've always run really well here," Vickers said. "We thought we had a win here last year."

Kyle Busch had the second fastest qualifying speed at 188.536 mph, followed by three-time defending series champion Jimmie Johnson, David Reutimann and Kurt Bush.

The top 10 was completed by A.J. Allmendinger, Juan Pablo Montana, Kasey Kahne, Clint Boyer and John Andretti. Current points' leader Tony Stewart will start 11th.

© 2009 United Press International, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Any reproduction, republication, redistribution and/or modification of any UPI content is expressly prohibited without UPI's prior written consent.
Recommended UPI Stories
Featured UPI Collection
trending
2014: The Year in Music [PHOTOS]

2014: The Year in Music [PHOTOS]

Most Popular
1
Mo'ne Davis becomes first Little League player to make cover of Sports Illustrated
2
Steelers bring back Keisel
3
NFL expands practice squads to 10 players
4
Former Titans LB Shaw discloses ALS diagnosis
5
2013-14 college football bowl results
Trending News
Video
x
Feedback