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2009 Auto Club 500 qualifying results


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NASCAR Sprint Cup race number 2 of 36
Sunday, February 22, 2009 at Auto Club Speedway, Fontana, CA
250 laps on a 2.000 mile paved track (500.0 miles)

Time of race: 3:40:51
Average Speed: 135.839 mph
Pole Speed: 183.439 mph
Cautions: 5 for 43 laps
Margin of Victory: 1.463 sec
Attendance: 78,000
Lead changes: 19

Glossary    2009 NASCAR Sprint Cup results   /   2009 standings



Qualifying results for this race:
RankDriverNbrCarTimeSpeed 
7   David Reutimann00Toyota39.541   182.089    
33   Martin Truex, Jr.1Chevrolet39.961   180.176    
4   Kurt Busch2Dodge39.440   182.556    
18   Mark Martin5Chevrolet39.721   181.264    
13   David Ragan6Ford39.620   181.726    
29   Casey Mears07Chevrolet39.917   180.374    
12   Robby Gordon7Toyota39.609   181.777    
31   Aric Almirola8Chevrolet39.945   180.248    
22   Kasey Kahne9Dodge39.750   181.132    
47   Sterling Marlin09Dodge41.066   175.328   *
23   Denny Hamlin11Toyota39.815   180.836    
38   David Stremme12Dodge40.136   179.390    
11   Tony Stewart14Chevrolet39.582   181.901   *
5   Greg Biffle16Ford39.495   182.302    
24   Matt Kenseth17Ford39.819   180.818    
10   Kyle Busch18Toyota39.578   181.919    
20   Elliott Sadler19Dodge39.741   181.173    
34   Joey Logano20Toyota39.987   180.059    
6   Jeff Gordon24Chevrolet39.515   182.209    
3   Jamie McMurray26Ford39.419   182.653    
37   Travis Kvapil28Ford40.082   179.632   *
19   Kevin Harvick29Chevrolet39.733   181.210    
41   Jeff Burton31Chevrolet40.199   179.109    
21   Clint Bowyer33Chevrolet39.749   181.137    
40   John Andretti34Chevrolet40.159   179.287    
36   Scott Riggs36Toyota40.062   179.721   *
44   Tony Raines37Dodge40.585   177.405   *
28   Ryan Newman39Chevrolet39.912   180.397    
39   Jeremy Mayfield41Toyota40.156   179.301   *
15   Juan Pablo Montoya42Chevrolet39.644   181.616    
17   Reed Sorenson43Dodge39.685   181.429    
8   A.J. Allmendinger44Dodge39.550   182.048   *
14   Marcos Ambrose47Toyota39.636   181.653    
2   Jimmie Johnson48Chevrolet39.309   183.164    
45   David Starr51Dodge40.650   177.122   *
48   Michael Waltrip55Toyota   .000    
43   Todd Bodine64Toyota40.574   177.454   *
30   Dave Blaney66Toyota39.929   180.320   *
32   David Gilliland71Chevrolet39.948   180.234   *
46   Mike Garvey73Dodge40.933   175.897   *
26   Sam Hornish, Jr.77Dodge39.835   180.746    
9   Scott Speed82Toyota39.568   181.965    
1   Brian Vickers83Toyota39.250   183.439    
42   Joe Nemechek87Toyota40.450   177.998   *
35   Dale Earnhardt, Jr.88Chevrolet40.002   179.991    
16   Bobby Labonte96Ford39.678   181.461    
27   Paul Menard98Ford39.865   180.610    
25   Carl Edwards99Ford39.829   180.773    

OP: qualified via owners points
PC: qualified as past champion
PR: provisional
QR: via qualifying race
* - had to qualify on time

Failed to qualify, or withdrew:   Todd Bodine (#64), Tony Raines (#37), David Starr (#51), Mike Garvey (#73), Sterling Marlin (#09)