NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Qualifying Report

October 22, 2016

Track:   Talladega Superspeedway
Race:    Hellman's 500
Date:    October 22, 2016

No. 2 Miller Lite Ford Fusion – Brad Keselowski

Position:             2nd        
Time:                   49.523 seconds
Speed:                193.365 mph

No. 22 Shell-Pennzoil Ford Fusion – Joey Logano

Position:             16th     
Time:                   49.872 seconds
Speed:                192.012 mph

Fastest Qualifying Time:              49.508 seconds (No. 78 – Martin Truex Jr.)

Recap: Brad Keselowski led the way for Team Penske in qualifying for Sunday's Hellman's 500 at Talladega Superspeedway in the No. 2 Miller Lite Ford Fusion turning in the second fastest time of the afternoon during the final round of qualifying. Defending race winner Joey Logano qualified 16th in the No. 22 Shell-Pennzoil Ford during the first round of qualifying. Keselowski enters the Hellman's 500 as the most recent race winner at Talladega, and the most recent restrictor plate winner in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series having claimed Team Penske's 100th cup win at the Coke Zero 400 at the Daytona International Speedway in July.

Coverage:  Live coverage of the Hellman's 500 will begin Sunday at 2:00 p.m. ET on NBCSN, the Motor Racing Network and Sirius XM NASCAR.