NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Qualifying Report

April 30, 2016

Track:   Talladega Superspeedway
Race:    Geico 500
Date:    April 30, 2016
No. 2 Miller Lite Ford Fusion – Brad Keselowski
Position:             7th
Time:                   49.873 seconds
Speed:                 192.008 mph
No. 22 Shell-Pennzoil Ford Fusion – Joey Logano
Position:             22nd
Time:                   50.299 seconds
Speed:                 190.382 mph               
Fastest Qualifying Time:              49.704 seconds (No. 24 – Chase Elliott)
Recap:  Brad Keselowski piloted his No. 2 Miller Lite Ford Fusion to the second – and final – round of qualifying and will start from the seventh position in Sunday’s Geico 500 at Talladega Superspeedway. This is the second-consecutive week that the 2012 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) champion will start from inside the top 10. Joey Logano and the No. 22 Shell-Pennzoil Ford Fusion team will start Sunday’s race from the 22nd position. Logano is the most-recent NSCS winner at Talladega with the win coming in his historic sweep of the second round of the Chase for the Championship last year.
Coverage:  The Geico 500 will air live tomorrow afternoon at 1:00 p.m. ET on FOX. Race coverage will also be broadcast live on the Motor Racing Network and SiriusXM NASCAR Channel 90.