Still Bayne managed a lap at 183.906 miles per hour, which will put him in the 28th starting spot for Sunday’s 400-mile run.
After today's victory, Ryan Newman replied back to his crew chief Matt Borland: "You get to drive the tractor."
Ryan Newman now has 50 poles in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series. He will lead the field tomorrow with the hopes of winning the Crown Royal Presents the Samuel Deeds 400 in Indianapolis.
In the NASCAR Nationwide Series, past Indy 500 winner Sam Hornish Jr. is returning to the Brickyard with the points lead.
The Crown Royal Presents the Samuel Deeds 400 at the Brickyard will mark the 20th race at the iconic Indianapolis Motor Speedway for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series.
Gordon enters the weekend with confidence. Will he depart as a five-time Brickyard 400 winner?
Driver completed first half ironman on off weekend
NASCAR writer Reid Spencer shares his memories of the Brickyard