Montoya storms to Richmond pole

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Saturday 30th April, 2011 - 5:59pm

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Montoya was on the money in Richmond qualifying

Montoya was on the money in Richmond qualifying

Juan Pablo Montoya has backed up his solid practice form to take pole position for the Matthew and Daniel Hansen 400 at Richmond International Raceway.

The Colombian went 0.6s quicker in qualifying than he had in Happy Hour to take the pole, from fellow Chevrolet pilots Regan Smith and Clint Bowyer.

Kasey Kahne and Mark Martin rounded out the top five ahead of the Saturday night event.

Australian Marcos Ambrose will line-up a lowly 35th.

See below for the full qualifying result

1 Juan Montoya Chevrolet Target 20.989
2 Regan Smith Chevrolet Furniture Row Companies 21.031 -0.042
3 Clint Bowyer Chevrolet BB&T 21.049 -0.060
4 Kasey Kahne Toyota Red Bull 21.069 -0.080
5 Mark Martin Chevrolet GoDaddy.com 21.085 -0.096
6 Jeff Gordon Chevrolet DuPont 21.092 -0.103
7 Brad Keselowski Dodge Miller Lite 21.092 -0.103
8 Carl Edwards Ford Scotts EZ Seed 21.093 -0.104
9 Joey Logano Toyota The Home Depot 21.097 -0.108
10 Paul Menard Chevrolet Libman / Menards 21.101 -0.112
11 Denny Hamlin Toyota FedEx Freight 21.130 -0.141
12 Kevin Harvick Chevrolet Budweiser 21.150 -0.161
13 Ryan Newman Chevrolet U.S. Army Medicine 21.181 -0.192
14 Bobby Labonte Toyota Kingsford 21.181 -0.192
15 Casey Mears Toyota GEICO 21.184 -0.195
16 David Stremme Chevrolet EchoStar Technologies 21.193 -0.204
17 Jamie McMurray Chevrolet McDonald’s 21.201 -0.212
18 A.J. Allmendinger Ford Nautica 21.204 -0.215
19 David Reutimann Toyota Aaron’s Dream Machine 21.204 -0.215
20 Kyle Busch Toyota M&M’s Pretzel 21.208 -0.219
21 Martin Truex Jr. Toyota NAPA Ultimate Tune-Up 21.209 -0.220
22 Michael McDowell Toyota K-Love 21.210 -0.221
23 Greg Biffle Ford 3M 21.238 -0.249
24 Dale Earnhardt Jr. Chevrolet National Guard / Amp Energy 21.244 -0.255
25 Jeff Burton Chevrolet Caterpillar 21.252 -0.263
26 Joe Nemechek Toyota AMFMEnergy.com / Pellet & Wood Stoves 21.256 -0.267
27 David Ragan Ford UPS “We Love Logistics” 21.257 -0.268
28 Travis Kvapil Ford Long John Silver’s 21.278 -0.289
29 Dave Blaney Chevrolet Golden Corral 21.279 -0.290
30 Jimmie Johnson Chevrolet Lowe’s 21.280 -0.291
31 Tony Stewart Chevrolet Mobil 1 / Office Depot 21.308 -0.319
32 Mike Skinner Toyota Big Red 21.330 -0.341
33 Matt Kenseth Ford Crown Royal 21.362 -0.373
34 Landon Cassill Chevrolet Thank A Teacher Today / Security Benefit 21.369 -0.380
35 Marcos Ambrose Ford Dewalt 21.383 -0.394
36 Kurt Busch Dodge Shell / Pennzoil 21.393 -0.404
37 Brian Vickers Toyota Red Bull 21.397 -0.408
38 Ken Schrader Ford H&B Railroad / Southern Pride Trucking 21.405 -0.416
39 David Gilliland Ford Gander Mountain 21.443 -0.454
40 J.J. Yeley Chevrolet Red Line Oil 21.516 -0.527
41 Andy Lally* Ford Interstate Moving Services 21.629 -0.640
42 Robby Gordon+ Dodge Fast Five / Speed Energy 21.846 -0.857
43 Tony Raines Ford Front Row Motorsports 21.517 -0.528

 

 

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