Kasey Kahne qualified 24th for the Goody's 500. This will be the third consecutive race at Martinsville for which he will start in the mid-20s.
Clay Rogers has attempted to qualify for three races—all on short, flat tracks. He failed to qualify at Richmond and parked after only 45 laps at New Hampshire this September.
Brian Vickers finished 16th this spring in the STP 500 after starting 13th. On Friday, he picked up where he left off and qualified 17th for Sunday’s race.
Mie Wallace was forced to take a provisional to start the Goody's 500. He will start last in 43rd.
Kyle Fowler logged 37 laps in Martinsville’s first practice session for the Goody's 500. He posted the slowest single lap and was at the bottom of the grid in terms of 10-lap averages as well, but the most important thing was that he got plenty of seat time.
Canadian Tire Series regular Alex Guenette has the best 10-lap consecutive average speed in Happy Hour practice for the Camping World Truck Series Kroger 200 at Martinsville Speedway.
Darrell Wallace Jr. is fastest in Happy Hour for the Camping World Truck Series Kroger 200 at Martinsville Speedway.
Jamie McMurray set a new qualification record and won the pole for Sunday’s Goody's 500 at Martinsville Speedway. His fastest lap was 18.954 seconds, which converts to 99.905 mph.
Jeff Gordon and Kevin Harvick were the only two Chase contenders who qualified outside the top 12 for Sunday’s Goody's 500. Gordon missed advancing to the second round of time trials by six inches; Harvick was well off the pace and starts 33rd after scraping the wall twice.
Tyler Reddick (No. 19 Broken Bow Records Ford F-150) has the best 10-lap consecutive average speed in the first practice for the Camping World Truck Series Kroger 200 at Martinsville Speedway.
Ryan Blaney leads the first NASCAR Camping World Truck Series practice session at Martinsville Speedway.
Jeff Gordon posted the fastest single lap in the first practice session for the Goody's 500. His top speed was 99.250 mph.
Timmy Hill is scheduled to qualify and start the No. 44 Johnathan Cohen entry this week for the Goody's 500 at Martinsville.
Jamie McMurray scraped the wall in the first practice session for the Goody's 500. He made minor contact.
In the opening minutes of practice, Justin Allgaier’s rear end locked up and sent him into a casual spin. He did not make contact with the wall, but the team was forced to spend a lot of time in the garage.