Mark Martin captures pole for Good Sam's Club 500 at Talladega


Hendrick Motorsports' driver Mark Martin captured the Coors Light Pole for the Sunday's Good Sam's Club 500 at Talladega Superspeedway with a lap of 181.367 mph around the 2.66 mile track.

It was his 51st pole in 826 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races, and his second pole this season. Hendrick teammate Jimmie Johnson, who won the Aaron's 499 in April, will sit on the outside of the front row.

Starting Lineup:

1. Mark Martin
 2. Jimmie Johnson
3. Clint Bowyer
 4. Trevor Bayne
5. Jeff Gordon
6. Dale Earnhardt Jr.
7. Paul Menard
8. David Ragan
9. Carl Edwards
10. Ryan Newman
11. Matt Kenseth
12. Tony Stewart
13. Kevin Harvick
14. Kurt Busch
15. Juan Pablo Montoya
16. Brad Keselowski
17. Travis Kvapil
18.Greg Biffle
19. Marcos Ambrose
20. Kevin Conway
21. Bobby Labonte
22. Regan Smith
 23. Michael Waltrip
 24. AJ Allmendinger
25. Jeff Burton
26. Kasey Kahne
27. Joe Nemechek
28. JJ Yeley
29. Michael McDowell
30. Brian Vickers
31. Denny Hamlin
32. Terry Labonte
33. Andy Lally
 34. Kyle Busch
35. Joey Logano
36. David Reutimann
37. Martin Truex Jr.
38. Landon Cassill
39. Robby Gordon
40. Jamie McMurray
41. David Gilliland
42. Dave Blaney
43. Casey Mears  

Failing to qualify:

Scott Speed
Geoffrey Bodine
Josh Wise
TJ Bell

Coverage for the Good Sam's Club 500 from Talladega Superspeedway with the NASCAR Countdown at 1pm EST on ESPN. Dale Earnhardt, Jr will be the In-Race reporter. Who do you think will win the race?

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