Mike Bliss, NEXTEL Open Pole Winner
Friday, May 20, 2005
Mike Bliss set a new NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series track record Friday night when he circled the famed 1.5-mile oval at a speed of 189.208 mph to take the pole for Saturday night NEXTEL Open. Kyle Busch will start outside of the first row. The top-five was completed by Casey Mears, Travis Kvapil and Brian Vickers. Click for the complete NEXTEL Open Line-Up, click here.