NASCAR At Michigan: Mark Martin Wins Pole, Dale Earnhardt Jr. And Jimmie Johnson To The Back

Mark Martin was able to secure his fourth pole for Sunday's NASCAR race at Michigan as Martin posted a lap of 199.706 mph on Friday at Michigan International Speedway. Dale Earnhardt, Jr. will have to move to the back of the pack as his crash in Saturday's practice will force him to the 43rd position. Hendrick Motorsports was dealt another blow on Saturday as Jimmie Johnson's team made an unapproved engine change and the No. 48 will have to drop to the rear of the field instead of starting third.

Here's the updated starting lineup for Sunday's NASCAR race at Michigan International Speedway:

Mark Martin
Carl Edwards
Matt Kenseth
Kasey Kahne
Trevor Bayne
Martin Truex Jr.
Marcos Ambrose
Landon Cassill
Paul Menard
Jeff Gordon
Clint Bowyer
Greg Biffle
Tony Stewart
Ryan Newman
Joey Logano
Parker Kligerman
Regan Smith
Brad Keselowski
Kevin Harvick
Denny Hamlin
Kyle Busch
Jamie McMurray
Juan Pablo Montoya
Kurt Busch
Reed Sorenson
Bobby Labonte
Casey Mears
Travis Kvapil
David Stremme
Jeff Burton
Jason Leffler
Josh Wise
Joe Nemechek
David Gilliland
David Ragan
Scott Riggs
David Reutimann
TJ Bell
Aric Almirola
Dave Blaney
Mike Skinner
Dale Earnhardt Jr.
Jimmie Johnson

DNQ: Stephen Leicht, JJ Yeley.

Stick with this StoryStream for more on the NASCAR Sprint Cup heading in to Michigan International Speedway. For all things NASCAR, check out SB Nation's NASCAR hub.

Trending Discussions

X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Please choose a new SB Nation username and password

As part of the new SB Nation launch, prior users will need to choose a permanent username, along with a new password.

Your username will be used to login to SB Nation going forward.

I already have a Vox Media account!

Verify Vox Media account

Please login to your Vox Media account. This account will be linked to your previously existing Eater account.

Please choose a new SB Nation username and password

As part of the new SB Nation launch, prior MT authors will need to choose a new username and password.

Your username will be used to login to SB Nation going forward.

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

By becoming a registered user, you are also agreeing to our Terms and confirming that you have read our Privacy Policy.

Join SB Nation Atlanta

You must be a member of SB Nation Atlanta to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SB Nation Atlanta. You should read them.

Join SB Nation Atlanta

You must be a member of SB Nation Atlanta to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SB Nation Atlanta. You should read them.

Spinner.vc97ec6e

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.