Sprint Cup Series Qualifying Report - Martinsville

October 31, 2015

Track: Martinsville Speedway
Race: Goody's Headache Relief Shot 500
Date: October 30, 2015

No. 2 Alliance Truck Parts Ford Fusion – Brad Keselowski
Position: 11th
Time: 19.432 seconds
Speed: 97.448 mph
No. 22 Shell-Pennzoil Ford Fusion – Joey Logano
Position: 1st (14th career NASCAR Sprint Cup Series pole)
Time: 19.215 seconds
Speed: 98.548 mph
Fastest Qualifying Time: 19.215 seconds (#22 – Logano)
Recap:  Joey Logano earned his sixth NASCAR Sprint Cup Series pole of the 2015 season on Friday afternoon, taking the top spot for Sunday’s Goody’s Headache Relief Shot 500 at Martinsville Speedway in the No. 22 Shell-Pennzoil Ford Fusion.  Logano was the fifth fastest in the first round and was then quickest in the second and final rounds, turning a lap of 19.215 seconds.  The pole is Logano’s sixth of the season – the best in the series – and his second-straight at Martinsville.  In addition to the sweep of the poles at Martinsville, Logano also swept the poles at Richmond earlier this year.  Logano’s teammate, Brad Keselowski, drove his No. 2 Alliance Truck Parts Ford Fusion, to 11th place in qualifying, turning a time of 19.432 seconds.  Keselowski looked to be one of the fastest cars in the first round, but a caution in the middle of his qualifying run hurt his timed lap. Despite the issues, he was able to make the final round.
Coverage:  The Goody’s Headache Relief Shot 500 at Martinsville Speedway will air live Sunday afternoon, November 1 at 1:15 p.m. ET on NBCSN. Race coverage will also be broadcast live on the Motor Racing Network and SiriusXM NASCAR Channel 90.