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2014 Toyota Owners 400 weekend qualifying: Larson on pole after rain

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Rain washed out qualifying for Saturday night’s Sprint Cup Series Toyota Owners 400 at Richmond International Raceway, meaning the field was set by speeds in the first practice session at the track. Kyle Larson will start from the pole after pacing the first practice session, next to Brad Keselowski, who starts on the outside pole.

Clint Bowyer starts from the third position next to Kasey Kahne, while Kevin Harvick and Brian Vickers start fifth and sixth, respectively. Jamie McMurray, Ryan Truex, Paul Menard and Jimmie Johnson round out the top 10.

The Sprint Cup Series Toyota Owners 400 takes the green flag at 7 p.m. ET on Saturday.


The rains fell shortly after the conclusion of Nationwide Series qualifying for tonight’s ToyotaCare 250 at Richmond – start time for the race has been pushed back due to weather, but it is expected to go green tonight.

Brian Scott starts the race from the pole after a fast lap in knock-out qualifying of 122.061 mph (22.120 seconds). Rookie Dylan Kwasniewski starts on the outside pole after a lap of 121.880 mph (22.153 seconds).

Ryan Blaney and Chase Elliott make up Row Two, with Trevor Bayne and Regan Smith on the third row. Chris Buescher, Kyle Busch, Harvick, Landon Cassill, Ty Dillon and rookie Daniel Suarez round out the top 12.

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