Alex Tagliani on pole for today’s Nationwide race at Road America

Gardner Denver 200 Fired Up by JohnsonvilleRoad course specialist – and driving for Team Penske – Alex “Tags” Tagliani, with a qualifying lap speed of 108.420 m.p.h., captured his second career NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) Coors Light Pole Award Saturday for this afternoon’s Gardner Denver 200 at Road America.

Series Rookie of the Year (ROTY) candidate, Dylan Kwasniewski, will start second on the outside pole with a qualifying lap speed of 108.337 m.p.h., followed by Regan Smith (108.242 m.p.h.) starting third, Sam Hornish, Jr. (108.185) fourth and Brendan Gaughan (108.179) will start fifth.

Rounding out the top-ten starting positions will be Brian Scott (108.141 m.p.h.) starting sixth, ROTY candidate Ty Dillon (107.920) seventh, Justin Marks (107.687) eighth, ROTY candidate Chris Buescher (107.451) ninth and the 2011 NSCS ROTY Andy Lally (107.374) starting tenth.

There were 38 drivers attempting to fill the 40-car field; therefore, no one failed to make the starting lineup.

The 5th annual Gardner Denver 200 is scheduled to have a green flag drop around 3:00 p.m. (ET) this afternoon and ESPN on ABC will begin their coverage at 2:30 p.m. (ET)

Gardner Denver 200 Qualifying Results
Pos. Car # Driver Best Speed Best Time
1 22 Alex Tagliani 108.420 134.411
2 42 Dylan Kwasniewski 108.337 134.513
3 7 Regan Smith 108.242 134.632
3 51 Jeremy Clements 108.185 134.702
4 54 Sam Hornish, Jr. 108.179 134.710
5 62 Brendan Gaughan 108.141 134.758
6 2 Brian Scott 107.920 135.033
7 3 Ty Dillon # 107.687 135.325
8 31 Justin Marks 107.451 135.623
9 60 Chris Buescher # 107.374 135.720
10 55 Andy Lally 107.066 136.111
11 11 Elliot Sadler 107.029 136.157
12 9 Chase Elliott # 107.436 135.642
14 16 Ryan Reed # 107.133 136.025
15 6 Trevor Bayne 107.037 136.147
16 43 Dakoda Armstrong # 106.722 136.549
17 19 Mike Bliss 106.565 136.750
18 99 James Buescher 106.506 136.826
19 40 Matt DiBenedetto 106.350 137.027
20 20 Kenny Habul 106.261 137.141
21 87 Stanton Barrett 106.153 173.281
22 28 J.J. Yeley 106.148 137.288
23 14 Eric McClure 106.073 137.384
24 46 Ryan Ellis 105.422 138.233
25 01 Landon Cassill 105.152 138.588
26 23 Kevin O’Connell 104.941 138.867
27 39 Ryan Sieg # 104.696 139.162
28 17 Tanner Berryhill # 104.448 139.522
29 76 Tommy Joe Martins # 101.980 142.898
30 10 Jeff Green 99.540 146.402
31 74 Bobby Reuse 98.401 148.096
32 79 Tim Schendel 97.784 149.030
33 15 Carl Long 97.237 149.869
34 52 Joey Gase 96.905 150.382
35 44 Carlos Contreras 0.000 0.000
36 4 Jeffrey Earnhardt 0.000 0.000
37 93 Kevin Lepage 0.000 0.000
38 70 Derrike Cope 0.000 0.000

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