Mark Martin won the pole for Sunday’s Subway Fresh Fit 500 at Phoenix International Raceway, while Kyle Busch took the pole for Saturday’s Dollar General 200.
Martin, driving the No. 55 Aaron’s Toyota Camry for Michael Waltrip Racing, qualified on top with a speed of 138.074 mph (26.073 seconds), and starts next to Hendrick Motorsports driver Kasey Kahne in the No. 5 Quaker State Chevrolet SS (137.862 mph/26.113 seconds). Jimmie Johnson, Kyle Busch and Jeff Gordon round out the top five. 54-year-old Martin upped his own record as the oldest pole sitter in NASCAR.
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On the Nationwide Series side, Busch put the No. 54 Monster Energy Toyota Camry on pole with a speed of 133.057 mph (27.056 seconds), and starts next to his Joe Gibbs Racing teammate Brian Vickers, who put the No. 20 Dollar General Toyota on the outside pole with a lap of 132.188 mph (27.234 seconds). A third JGR car, the No. 18 Reser’s Toyota driven by Matt Kenseth, starts third after his fast lap of 132.100 mph (27.252 seconds). Trevor Bayne and Justin Allgaier round out the top five.
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The Subway Fresh Fit 500 goes green on Sunday, March 3rd at 1 p.m. MT. The Dollar General 200 takes the green flag Saturday at 2:30 p.m. MT. Stay up-to-date at www.nascar.com.
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