NASCAR At Pocono 2012 Starting Lineup: Joey Logano Leads The Field

Joey Logano will lead 43 cars to the green flag on Sunday after posting a track-record speed of 179.598 mph during qualifying. Pocono's reconfigured track surface led to much faster qualifying numbers as the top 36 racers that qualified all broke the old track record.

Carl Edwards qualified second and is joined by Paul Menard, Kyle Busch and Denny Hamlin in the top five. Dale Earnhardt Jr. starts eighth and points leader Greg Biffle starts back in the 13th position.

Here is the starting lineup for Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Pocono Raceway:

  1. Joey Logano
  2. Carl Edwards
  3. Paul Menard
  4. Kyle Busch
  5. Denny Hamlin
  6. Mark Martin
  7. Regan Smith
  8. Dale Earnhardt Jr.
  9. Marcos Ambrose
  10. Kasey Kahne
  11. Jamie McMurray
  12. Jeff Gordon
  13. Greg Biffle
  14. Matt Kenseth
  15. Landon Cassill
  16. Clint Bowyer
  17. Juan Pablo Montoya
  18. Ryan Newman
  19. AJ Allmendinger
  20. Jeff Burton
  21. Kevin Harvick
  22. Tony Stewart
  23. Martin Truex Jr.
  24. Jimmie Johnson
  25. David Reutimann
  26. Casey Mears
  27. Bobby Labonte
  28. Mike Bliss
  29. Aric Almirola
  30. Michael McDowell
  31. Brad Keselowski
  32. JJ Yeley
  33. Joe Nemechek
  34. David Ragan
  35. Josh Wise
  36. David Gilliland
  37. Travis Kvapil
  38. Scott Riggs
  39. Stacy Compton
  40. Tony Raines
  41. Reed Sorenson
  42. Dave Blaney
  43. Stephen Leicht
DNQ: David Stremme

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