NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Qualifying Report

August 26, 2016

Track:   Michigan International Speedway  
Race:    Pure Michigan 400
Date:    August 26, 2016

No. 2 Miller Lite Ford Fusion – Brad Keselowski

Position:             18th
Time:                   35.997 seconds
Speed:                 200.017 mph

No. 22 Shell-Pennzoil Ford Fusion – Joey Logano

Position:            1st (17th career NSCS Pole)
Time:                  35.697 seconds
Speed:                201.698 mph             

Fastest Qualifying Time: 35.697 seconds – (No. 22 Joey Logano)

Recap:  Joey Logano claimed his 17th career NASCAR Sprint Cup Series pole position on Friday afternoon at Michigan International Speedway. In securing the top-starting position with the No. 22 Shell-Pennzoil Ford Fusion, Logano completed a season sweep on Coors Light Pole Awards at the two-mile speedway. Brad Keselowski qualified the No. 2 Miller Lite Ford Fusion in the 18th position after advancing through the first round of qualifying. In June, Logano started from the pole en route to leading 138 laps and securing his first points win of the 2016 NASCAR Sprint Cup Season. On Sunday afternoon, Logano will be trying to join NASCAR Hall of Famers David Pearson and Bill Elliott as the only drivers to win from the pole position three times at Michigan International Speedway.

Coverage:  NASCAR Sprint Cup Series second practice will be carried live on CNBC beginning at 8:30 a.m. ET, with coverage of final practice on CNBC at 11:30 a.m.