Team Penske NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Qualifying Report - Bristol

April 17, 2015

Track:  Bristol Motor Speedway

Race:   Food City 500

Date:   April 17, 2015

No. 2 Miller Lite Ford Fusion – Brad Keselowski

Position:         2nd

Time:               14.939 seconds

Speed:             128.442 mph

No. 22 Autotrader Ford Fusion – Joey Logano

Position:         6th

Time:               15.071 seconds

Speed:             127.317 mph

Fastest Qualifying Time:        14.917 seconds (#20 – Kenseth)

Recap:  Brad Keselowski, driver of the No. 2 Miller Lite Ford Fusion, lead the Team Penske qualifying charge in Bristol on Friday, turning in the second fastest time of the final round, putting him on the front row for the first time this season.  Keselowski, who’s previous best start this season came last week at Texas when he qualified third, missed the pole at the “world’s fastest half mile” by just 0.022 seconds behind Matt Kenseth.  Joey Logano, in Autotrader colors this weekend, qualified his Ford Fusion in the sixth position.  Logano was the fastest driver in the first two rounds of qualifying, but fought a loose racecar in the final session.  The field will have two more practice sessions on Saturday before the 500-lap event on Sunday afternoon.

Coverage:  The Food City 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway will air live Sunday, April 19 at 1:00 p.m. ET on FOX. Race coverage will also be broadcast live on the Performance Racing Network and SiriusXM NASCAR Channel 90.