Pure Michigan 400 starting positions

Friday August 15th, 2014

Jeff Gordon won pole position for Sunday's Pure Michigan 400 with a 206.558 mph speed, breaking the track's qualifying speed record. It will be the second consecutive Sprint Cup Series race that Tony Stewart has missed following the death of Kevin Ward Jr. 

Starting in second on the outside pole will be Joey Logano, followed by Carl Edwards, starting third. Sprint Cup Series points leader Dale Earnhardt Jr. will start in the 25th position. Six-time NASCAR Cups Series champion Jimmie Johnson will start 30th. 

Matt Kenseth, third in the Sprint Cup Series standings, will start 18th. Series Rookie of the Year contender Austin Dillon will start eighth, and Danica Patrick will start 14th. No drivers failed to make the field. 

The green flag will drop at 1:20 p.m. ET Sunday. 

The full Pure Michigan 400 Starting Lineup:

 

position

car

driver

qualifying time

1

24

Jeff Gordon

34.857

2

22

Joey Logano

34.887

3

99

Carl Edwards

34.932

4

55

Brian Vickers

35.005

5

2

Brad Keselowski

35.012

6

4

Kevin Harvick

35.047

7

27

Paul Menard

35.194

8

3

Austin Dillon

35.214

9

1

Jamie McMurray

35.233

10

17

Ricky Stenhouse Jr.

35.264

11

16

Greg Biffle

35.325

12

31

Ryan Newman

35.386

13

42

Kyle Larson

35.28

14

10

Danica Patrick

35.292

15

5

Kasey Kahne

35.304

16

41

Kurt Busch

35.319

17

51

Justin Allgaier

35.376

18

20

Matt Kenseth

35.401

19

15

Clint Bowyer

35.429

20

9

Marcos Ambrose

35.451

21

11

Denny Hamlin

35.463

22

47

AJ Allmendinger

35.513

23

43

Aric Almirola

35.525

24

18

Kyle Busch

35.649

25

88

Dale Earnhardt Jr.

35.488

26

13

Casey Mears

35.563

27

14

Jeff Burton

35.571

28

21

Ryan Blaney

35.586

29

38

David Gilliland

35.675

30

48

Jimmie Johnson

35.693

31

83

Ryan Truex

35.774

32

23

Alex Bowman

35.911

33

98

Josh Wise

36.044

34

34

David Ragan

36.084

35

7

Michael Annett

36.14

36

26

Cole Whitt

36.157

37

37

Dave Blaney

Owner Points

38

32

Travis Kvapil

Owner Points

39

78

Matt Crafton

Owner Points

40

36

Reed Sorenson

Owner Points

41

33

Alex Kennedy

Owner Points

42

66

Joe Nemecheki

Owner Points

43

40

Landon Cassill

Owner Points

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