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Jimmie Johnson Wins Pole for Sunday's AAA Texas 500 at Texas

Jimmie Johnson continues to be on a roll as he wins the pole for Sunday's AAA Texas 500 at Texas Motor Speedway.

Jonathan Ferrey

After winning last weekend's Tums Fast Relief 500 at Martinsville Speedway, Jimmie Johnson showed the racing world that he is hungry for a 6th Sprint Cup title. Johnson continues to be on a roll as the 5-time Sprint Cup champion wins the pole for Sunday's AAA Texas 500 at Texas Motor Speedway.

Joining Johnson alongside the front row will be Greg Biffle. Kyle Busch will start third. Clint Bowyer will start fourth, and Martin Truex Jr rounds out the top-5. Brad Keseloweski, who is only two points behind the leader Johnson, starts eighth.

Dale Earnhardt Jr will start 19th.

Kelly Bires, Stephen Leicht, and David Stremme were the drivers who were sent packing after qualifying.

Without further adu, here is the starting lineup for Sunday's AAA Texas 500 at Texas Motor Speedway.

1.) Jimmie Johnson
2.) Greg Biffle

3.) Kyle Busch
4.) Clint Bowyer
5.) Martin Truex Jr.

6.) Joey Logano
7.) Trevor Bayne
8.) Brad Keselowski
9.) Carl Edwards
10.) Matt Kenseth
11.) Mark Martin
12.) Denny Hamlin
13.) Kasey Kahne

14.) Aric Almirola
15.) Marcos Ambrose
16.) Jeff Gordon
17.) Sam Hornish Jr.
18.) Kurt Busch
19.) Dale Earnhardt Jr.
20.) Casey Mears
21.) Tony Stewart
22.) Jeff Burton
23.) Kevin Harvick
24.) Jamie McMurray
25.)Juan Pablo Montoya
26.) AJ Allmendinger
27.) Paul Menard
28.) JJ Yeley
29.) Bobby Labonte
30.) David Gilliland
31.) Scott Speed
32.) Danica Patrick
33.) David Ragan
34.) Mike Bliss
35.) Josh Wise
36.) Ryan Newman
37.) Michael McDowell
38.) Travis Kvapil
39.) Reed Sorenson
40.) Dave Blaney
41.) Landon Cassill
42.) Ken Schrader
43.) Joe Nemechek

Photographs by coka_koehler used in background montage under Creative Commons. Thank you.