Monday, Feb 06

NSCS: Qualifying Preview Kansas

Sprint Cup Series qualifying will take place later on this afternoon for Sunday’s 13th annual Hollywood Casino 400. 43 drivers will attempt to make the field for Sunday’s race as no drivers will go home.

Last April, Matt Kenseth won the pole after posting a fast lap of 28.144 seconds, 191.864 mph. Kenseth then went on to win the race after nearly passed by hard charging Kasey Kahne. Matt will go out in the eleventh place later on today.

Last weeks pole sitter Dale Earnhardt, Jr. will try to go out and win the pole this afternoon for the second week in a row. Earnhardt, Jr. will go out seventh today in the qualifying order. Dale qualified 26th last April at Kansas.

Kevin Harvick ran the fastest lap earlier in the first practice session, and will try to back that up with a pole run. Harvick will have an advantage with a late qualifying run as he will go out 28th in the session.

You can catch qualifying live at 5:10 P.M. Et. on ESPN2. You can listen to live radio coverage via Motor Racing Network’s website. NASCAR.com will also offer Raceview qualifying mode for free.

Brett Winningham

Brett has been following the sport of NASCAR since the beginning of the 2006 NASCAR Sprint Cup season. Since Brett was 13, he has had a passion of chasing a job in sports that not many get the opportunity of doing. He has been in the NASCAR media since the middle of the 2010 season. Since then, he has been a part of many racing podcast shows to improve his talents. You can find him on twitter @NASCAR_Brett.

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