NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Qualifying Report

November 6, 2015

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Qualifying Report
Track:    Texas Motor Speedway
Race:    AAA Texas 500
Date:    November 6, 2015
No. 2 Wurth Ford Fusion – Brad Keselowski
Position:             1st (11th-career NASCAR Sprint Cup Series pole)
Time:                    27.421 seconds
Speed:                 196.929 mph
No. 22 AAA Insurance Ford Fusion – Joey Logano
Position:             4th
Time:                    27.633 seconds
Speed:                 195.419 mph
Fastest Qualifying Time:              27.421 seconds (#2 – Brad Keselowski)
Recap:  Brad Keselowski, driver of the No. 2 Wurth Ford Fusion, earned his third pole of 2015 and the 11th of his career, taking the top spot in qualifying for Sunday's AAA Texas 500 at the 1.5-mile Texas Motor Speedway. Keselowski was the class of the field throughout Friday's qualifying sessions, turning in the fastest times in all three rounds after being fastest in practice earlier in the afternoon.  His time of 27.421 seconds in the final round of qualifying was 0.131 seconds quicker than the second fastest car of Kevin Harvick.  Keselowski's teammate, Joey Logano, drove his No. 22 AAA Insurance Ford Fusion to the fourth quickest time in qualifying with a lap of 27.633 seconds.  Logano just trailed Keselowski and was the second-quickest in the first and second rounds, but got a little free and ended up settling for fourth in the final session.
Coverage:  The AAA Texas 500 at Charlotte Motor Speedway will air live Sunday afternoon, November 8 at 2:00 p.m. ET on NBC. Race coverage will also be broadcast live on the Performance Racing Network and SiriusXM NASCAR Channel 90.