NASCAR Infineon Raceway Starting Lineup: Joey Logano Leads 2011 Sonoma Qualifying

Of all the road course aces, ringers and past Sonoma winners in the field for Sunday's race here, the guy who out-drove them all for the Infineon Raceway pole on Friday was none other than Joey Logano.

Logano, making just his third Infineon start, turned a lap of 93.256 mph, putting him in the top spot for Sunday's race ahead of Jamie McMurray (93.223), Paul Menard, Denny Hamlin and Ryan Newman.

Former Sonoma winner Kasey Kahne was next, followed by Richard Petty Motorsports teammates AJ Allmendinger and Marcos Ambrose. Clint Bowyer and Brian Vickers rounded out the top 10.

It was the second career pole for Logano, who also had the top spot for the 2010 spring race at Bristol.

Kurt Busch snapped a streak of three consecutive pole positions in the Sprint Cup Series.

Here is the starting lineup for Sunday's Toyota/Save Mart 350 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Sonoma's Infineon Raceway:

  1. Joey Logano
  2. Jamie McMurray
  3. Paul Menard
  4. Denny Hamlin
  5. Ryan Newman
  6. Kasey Kahne
  7. AJ Allmendinger
  8. Marcos Ambrose
  9. Clint Bowyer
  10. Brian Vickers
  11. Kurt Busch
  12. Jimmie Johnson
  13. Jeff Gordon
  14. Martin Truex Jr.
  15. Brad Keselowski
  16. Mark Martin
  17. Juan Pablo Montoya
  18. Dale Earnhardt Jr.
  19. Kyle Busch
  20. Tony Stewart
  21. Bobby Labonte
  22. Greg Biffle
  23. Carl Edwards
  24. Regan Smith
  25. Jeff Burton
  26. Kevin Harvick
  27. Casey Mears
  28. Robby Gordon
  29. Boris Said
  30. David Gilliland
  31. Joe Nemechek
  32. David Reutimann
  33. Matt Kenseth
  34. David Ragan
  35. P.J. Jones
  36. Dave Blaney
  37. Mike Skinner
  38. David Mayhew
  39. Terry Labonte
  40. Brian Simo
  41. Andy Lally
  42. Chris Cook
  43. Andy Pilgrim
DNQ: Tony Ave (No. 38 Front Row Motorsports) failed to qualify.
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