NASCAR: Harvick on pole for Nationwide race
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. ó Kevin Harvick won the pole Friday for the Nationwide Series race at Daytona International Speedway, edging Matt Kenseth and Clint Bowyer for the top starting spot.
Harvick turned a lap at 180.799 mph in a Chevrolet. Kenseth was second in a Ford with a lap at 180.448, and Bowyer was third in a Chevrolet at 180.097.
Jason Leffler was fourth, followed by Tony Stewart and Greg Biffle.
Danny O’Quinn Jr., Joey Logano, David Ragan and Carl Edwards rounded out the top 10. Sprint Cup Series drivers captured 10 of the top 13 qualifying spots for today’s race.
Six drivers failed to qualify, included Derrike Cope, a former Daytona 500 winner who also failed to make this year’s 500.
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