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Yeley Takes Michigan Pole

Brooklyn, MI - J.J. Yeley has the pole for Sunday's Citizens Bank 400 at Michigan International Speedway. Yeley claimed his first career pole with a top lap of 38-point-99 seconds at a speed of 187-point-505 miles per hour. He edged Jimmie Johnson by a thousandth of a second.
Yeley will be seeking his first Nextel Cup victory, three races
after finishing a career-best second.
Kyle Busch and Ryan Newman will make up the second row, starting
just in front of Joe Nemechek and Jeff Gordon.

POS CAR DRIVER MAKE SPONSOR SPEED TIME BEHIND
1 18 J.J. Yeley Chevrolet Interstate Batteries 187.505 38.399 Leader
2 48 Jimmie Johnson Chevrolet Lowe's 187.500 38.400 -0.001
3 5 Kyle Busch Chevrolet Kellogg's / CARQUEST 186.829 38.538 -0.139
4 12 Ryan Newman Dodge ALLTEL 186.596 38.586 -0.187
5 13 Joe Nemechek Chevrolet Haier 186.475 38.611 -0.212
6 24 Jeff Gordon Chevrolet DuPont 186.417 38.623 -0.224
7 11 Denny Hamlin Chevrolet FedEx Freight 186.321 38.643 -0.244
8 1 Martin Truex Jr. Chevrolet Bass Pro Shops / Tracker 186.013 38.707 -0.308
9 31 Jeff Burton Chevrolet AT&T Mobility 185.907 38.729 -0.330
10 2 Kurt Busch Dodge Miller Lite 185.845 38.742 -0.343
11 07 Clint Bowyer Chevrolet DIRECTV 185.730 38.766 -0.367
12 99 Carl Edwards Ford Office Depot 185.648 38.783 -0.384
13 25 Casey Mears Chevrolet National Guard / GMAC 185.634 38.786 -0.387
14 16 Greg Biffle Ford Dish Network 185.610 38.791 -0.392
15 01 Mark Martin Chevrolet U.S. Army 185.605 38.792 -0.393
16 83 Brian Vickers Toyota Red Bull 185.600 38.793 -0.394
17 22 Dave Blaney Toyota Caterpillar M-Series Motor Graders 185.557 38.802 -0.403
18 55 Michael Waltrip Toyota NAPA Auto Parts 185.543 38.805 -0.406
19 29 Kevin Harvick Chevrolet Shell / Pennzoil 185.366 38.842 -0.443
20 38 David Gilliland Ford M&M's 185.271 38.862 -0.463
21 21 Bill Elliott Ford Motorcraft 185.266 38.863 -0.464
22 10 Scott Riggs Dodge Valvoline / Stanley Tools 185.233 38.870 -0.471
23 8 Dale Earnhardt Jr. Chevrolet Budweiser 185.209 38.875 -0.476
24 40 David Stremme Dodge Coors Light 185.100 38.898 -0.499
25 88 Ricky Rudd Ford Snickers 184.985 38.922 -0.523
26 17 Matt Kenseth Ford Carhartt 184.772 38.967 -0.568
27 14 Sterling Marlin Chevrolet Ginn Resorts 184.720 38.978 -0.579
28 70 Johnny Sauter Chevrolet Radioactive Energy Drink / Yellow 184.720 38.978 -0.579
29 41 Reed Sorenson Dodge Target 184.596 39.004 -0.605
30 7 Robby Gordon Ford MAPEI / Menards 184.582 39.007 -0.608
31 43 Bobby Labonte Dodge Cheerios / Betty Crocker 184.497 39.025 -0.626
32 96 Tony Raines Chevrolet DLP HDTV 184.351 39.056 -0.657
33 42 Juan Montoya* Dodge Texaco / Havoline 184.228 39.082 -0.683
34 6 David Ragan* Ford AAA Insurance 184.143 39.100 -0.701
35 26 Jamie McMurray Ford Crown Royal 184.087 39.112 -0.713
36 9 Kasey Kahne Dodge Dodge Dealers / UAW 183.739 39.186 -0.787
37 45 John Andretti Dodge Marathon American Spirit Motor Oil 183.337 39.272 -0.873
38 15 Paul Menard* Chevrolet Johns Manville / Menards 183.337 39.272 -0.873
39 19 Elliott Sadler Dodge Dodge Dealers / UAW 183.253 39.290 -0.891
40 00 David Reutimann* Toyota Burger King 183.248 39.291 -0.892
41 20 Tony Stewart+ Chevrolet The Home Depot 183.006 39.343 -0.944
42 66 Jeff Green+ Chevrolet Best Buy 182.969 39.351 -0.952
43 84 A.J. Allmendinger* Toyota Red Bull 183.173 39.307 -0.908

Did Not Qualify
44 44 Dale Jarrett Toyota UPS 183.104 39.322 -0.923
45 4 Ward Burton Chevrolet State Water Heaters 182.635 39.423 -1.024
46 36 Jeremy Mayfield Toyota 360 OTC 182.288 39.498 -1.099
47 49 Mike Bliss Dodge Paralyzed Veterans of America 181.287 39.716 -1.317
48 37 Kevin Lepage Dodge Huddle House 180.478 39.894 -1.495
49 78 Kenny Wallace Chevrolet Furniture Row Racing - - -


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