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Kobalt Tools 400 Qualifying: Matt Kenseth, Marcos Ambrose Take Front Row

For the second week in a row, a Roush-Fenway Racing Ford Fusion is on the pole for the NASCAR Sprint Cup race - and in track-record fashion.

Matt Kenseth's lap of 188.884 broke Kurt Busch's one-year-old track record and earned him the pole position for Sunday's Kobalt Tools 400 at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway.

Fellow Ford driver Marcos Ambrose was second. Kenseth's Roush-Fenway teammates Carl Edwards and Greg Biffle took the second row, while Kyle Busch was fifth.

The fastest Chevrolet was Ryan Newman in eighth, while Brad Keselowski carried the flag for Dodge, timing in 20th.

Nine teams needed to qualify on speed. For the second week in a row, Brian Keselowski was the one driver who failed to qualify.

Unadilla's David Ragan was second in practice earlier today, but spun on his qualifying lap. The fourth Roush-Fenway driver kept his Ford out of the wall, but did not complete his run and will start from the rear of the field Sunday.

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