Iowa Speedway Nationwide Starting Lineup: Elliott Sadler Puts KHI On the Pole For the US Cellular 250

August 6, 2011 No Comments

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Elliott Sadler will lead the field to green for the third time this season after turning the quickest lap in Saturday’s qualifying session.

Sadler’s lap of 132.386 mph around the 7/8 mile oval was good enough to knock Roush Fenway’s Trevor Bayne off of the provisional pole and solidify the top spot for Saturday night’s race. Sadler survived two late pushes from Jason Leffler and Ricky Stenhouse Jr. to earn his ninth career Nationwide pole.

Bayne (131.959 mph) will start on the outside pole with Sam Hornish Jr. qualifying third. Stenhouse Jr., who earned his first career win at Iowa in May, will start fourth with Drew Herring in fifth.

Justin Allgaier, Jason Leffler, Kenny Wallace, Michael McDowell and Brian Scott rounded out the top 10.

Here is the starting lineup for Saturday night’s race at Iowa Speedway:
1. Elliott Sadler
2. Trevor Bayne
3. Sam Hornish Jr.
4. Ricky Stenhouse Jr.
5. Drew Herring
6. Justin Allgaier
7. Jason Leffler
8. Kenny Wallace
9. Michael McDowell
10. Brian Scott
11. Aric Almirola
12. Steve Wallace
13. David Mayhew
14. Joe Nemechek
15. Mikey Kile
16. Reed Sorenson
17. Carl Edwards
18. Josh Wise
19. Mike Bliss
20. Scott Wimmer
21. Blake Koch
22. Michael Annett
23. Robert Richardson Jr.
24. Timmy Hill
25. Jeff Green
26. Chase Miller
27. Jeremy Clements
28. Charles Lewandoski
29. Derrike Cope
30. Mark Green
31. Tim Andrews
32. Jamie Dick
33. Mike Wallace
34. Joey Gase
35. Brian Keselowski
36. Eric McClure
37. Matt Carter
38. Tim Schendel
39. Morgan Shepherd
40. Johnny Chapman
41. Carl Long
42. Mike Harmon
43. Jennifer Jo Cobb

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