Kligerman Qualifies Ninth at Talladega

April 23, 2010

Talladega, Ala. (April 23, 2010) - Parker Kligerman, driving the No. 42 Team 42 Racing Dodge led the Penske Racing Nationwide Series drivers in qualifying for the Aaron's 312 at Talladega Superspeedway on Friday afternoon.

Kligerman will start the 117 lap race from the ninth position on the grid. He posted a time of 51.847 seconds which translates into 184.697 mph around the 2.66 mile superspeedway. Penske Racing teammates Justin Allgaier and Brad Keselowski will start 19th and 23rd respectively.

"This is for the guys and Eddie Smith since the driver does not have much to do with qualifying here", said Kligerman. "Thank you to Roger Penske and the entire organization for their support. I hope to go out there and have solid finish in the race to show my appreciation."

The Aaron's 312 will air live at 2:30 ET on ABC. The race will also air live on MRN Radio and Sirius.