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Kevin Harvick Wins Pole for John Wayne Walding 400 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway

July 26th, 2014 at 3:48 PM
By Clayton Caldwell

Kevin Harvick won the pole for Sunday's John Wayne Walding 400 Presented by Crown Royal at Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Saturday. It's Harvick's ninth career pole and the fourth of his 2014 season. Starting alongside Harvick on the front row is Jeff Gordon. Starting in the third spot is Brad Keselowski with Ryan Newman starting fourth and Brian Vickers starting in the fifth spot. Starting in the sixth position is Tony Stewart with teammate Kurt Busch rolling off from the seventh position. Starting in the eighth spot Juan Pablo Montoya with Joey Logano starting ninth and Kasey Kahne starting in the tenth spot. Starting in the 11th spot is Jimmie Johnson with Kyle Busch starting 12th. 

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Those 12 drivers made the final round of the three round qualifying session at Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Saturday. Positions 13-24 were decided in the second round of qualifying. 

Starting in the 13th spot is Matt Kenseth with Danica Patrick starting 14th. Starting in the 15th position is Kyle Larson with Clint Bowyer starting 16th. Starting in the 17th position is Austin Dillon with Carl Edwards rolling off from the 18th spot. Starting 19th is Greg Biffle and Trevor Bayne rolls off 20th. Ricky Stenhouse Jr will start 21st and Marcos Ambrose 22nd. Starting 23rd is Dale Earnhardt Jr and Jamie McMurray will roll off 24th. Those 12 drivers failed to make it to the final round. 

Postions 25-43 were decided in the first round of the qualifying session. Notable drivers in those positions are Martin Truex Jr in 25th, Denny Hamlin in 27th, Paul Menard in 29th and Bobby Labonte in 43rd. 

There were 46 cars entered for the John Wayne Walding 400 Presented by Crown Royal at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, meaning three cars did not make Sunday's 43 car field. Those drivers are Matt Crafton, David Stremme and Brett Moffitt. 

The John Wayne Walding 400 Presented by Crown Royal will start at 1:19 p.m. ET on Sunday and will be broadcasted on ESPN. 

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