Newman Sets Track Record - Grabs Pole
Ryan Newman set a new track record on Thursday night to score the pole position for Sunday's Coca-Cola 600. Newman circled the famed 1.5-mile oval at a speed of 192.988 mph to edge second-place qualifier Jeff Gordon for the pole for the longest race on the NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series schedule. The top-five was rounded out by Matt Kenseth, Kasey Kahe and Jimmie Johnson.
Click here to view the complete line-up