Bristol Motor Speedway Qualifying Results: Carl Edwards Wins Jeff Byrd 500 Pole

Carl Edwards is on quite a roll.

Edwards, the most recent NASCAR race winner, picked up his second pole of the young Sprint Cup Series season on Friday afternoon, taking the top spot in qualifying at Bristol Motor Speedway.

The Roush Fenway Racing driver will head the starting lineup, ahead of teammate Greg Biffle in an all-Roush front row.

"It's unreal," Edwards said of his recent hot streak, which includes three wins and a runner-up finish in his last five races dating back to last season. "I hope this keeps going. This is fun!"

Regan Smith had a career-best qualifying effort and will start third, ahead of Paul Menard and another Roush driver – David Ragan.

Hendrick Motorsports teammates Jimmie Johnson and Jeff Gordon were next, followed by Martin Truex Jr., Mark Martin and Kasey Kahne.

Only one driver failed to qualify for the race: Ken Schrader.

Here are the qualifying results for Sunday's Jeff Byrd 500:

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