Kyle Busch’s qualifying time has been disallowed. Kurt Busch will start on the pole Sunday.

In the 2016 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) qualifying session at Atlanta Motor Speedway, Kurt Busch – with a lap speed of 191.582 MPH – paced the field Friday in the Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 qualifying.

Jamie McMurray, was second fastest with a lap speed of 191.582 MPH, and he was followed by, Trevor Bayne (189.987 MPH) who was third, Ryan Newman (189.961) fourth and Ricky Stenhouse Jr (189.863) was fifth.

Rounding out the top-10 fastest drivers in the qualifying were Kevin Harvick (189.779 MPH) who was sixth, Carl Edwards (189.766) and Austin Dillon (189.681) were seventh and eighth fastest respectively, Martin Truex Jr (189.364) ninth and ROTY contenders Brian Scott (188.591) posting the 10th-fastest lap speed.

“Happy Hour” (final) practice will be held on Saturday from 11:30 a.m. – 12:50 p.m. (ET) and televised on FOX Sports 1.

The 57th annual Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 is scheduled to get started around 1:20 p.m. (ET) Sunday afternoon, and television coverage of the race will be provided by FOX Sports 1.

Kyle Busch’s qualifying time has been disallowed, which took him off of the pole. NASCAR says rear toe was off on Kyle Busch car. NASCAR says no other penalties are expected other than Kyle Busch going to the rear of the field on Sunday

Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 Qualifying Results
Pos. Car # Driver Round 1 Round 2 Round 3 Gap
1 41 Kurt Busch 28.930 28.930 28.938 Leader
2 1 Jamie McMurray 29.092 28.900 29.159 -0.221
3 6 Trevor Bayne 28.856 29.111 29.181 -0.022
4 31 Ryan Newman 29.070 29.018 29.185 -0.004
5 17 Ricky Stenhouse Jr 29.130 29.086 29.200 -0.015
6 4 Kevin Harvick 29.147 29.095 29.213 -0.013
7 19 Carl Edwards 28.969 28.956 29.215 -0.002
8 3 Austin Dillon 29.031 28.945 29.228 -0.013
9 78 Martin Truex Jr. 29.044 29.022 29.277 -0.049
10 44 Brian Scott # 29.025 29.096 29.397 -0.120
11 5 Kasey Kahne 29.068 29.054 29.616 -0.219
12 11 Denny Hamlin 29.110 29.120 Eliminated 0.496
13 20 Matt Kenseth 28.992 29.139 Eliminated -0.019
14 16 Greg Biffle 29.206 29.151 Eliminated -0.012
15 13 Casey Mears 29.126 29.156 Eliminated -0.005
16 88 Dale Earnhardt Jr 29.195 29.207 Eliminated -0.051
17 2 Brad Keselowski 29.254 29.311 Eliminated -0.104
18 14 Ty Dillon (i) 29.153 29.312 Eliminated -0.001
19 48 Jimmie Johnson 29.241 29.366 Eliminated -0.054
20 42 Kyle Larson 28.897 29.377 Eliminated -0.011
21 27 Paul Menard 29.155 29.378 Eliminated -0.001
22 47 AJ Allmendinger 29.048 29.390 Eliminated -0.012
23 21 Ryan Blaney # 29.215 29.576 Eliminated -0.186
24 24 Chase Elliott # 29.273 Eliminated 0.303
25 10 Danica Patrick 29.321 Eliminated -0.048
26 22 Joey Logano 29.327 Eliminated -0.006
27 43 Aric Almirola 29.401 Eliminated -0.074
28 15 Clint Bowyer 29.485 Eliminated -0.084
29 38 Landon Cassill 29.515 Eliminated -0.030
30 7 Regan Smith 29.585 Eliminated -0.070
31 34 Chris Bueshcher # 29.628 Eliminated -0.043
32 95 Michael McDowell 29.822 Eliminated -0.194
33 23 David Ragan 29.842 Eliminated -0.020
34 46 Michael Annett 29.868 Eliminated -0.026
35 83 Matt Dibenedetto 29.887 Eliminated -0.019
36 98 Cole Whitt 30.124 Eliminated -0.237
37 30 Josh Wise 30.160 Eliminated -0.036
38 32 Jeffrey Earnhardt # 30.669 Eliminated -0.509
39 18 Kyle Busch Times Disallowed -30.669

# – Rookie
(i) Ineligible for Driver Points in this Series

 

 

 

 

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