Carl Edwards has the NSCS pole at the home track for Jack Roush and Ford Motor Company and he added a bit of excitement before his qualifying attempt. He ended up with a bit of the Irish Hills luck.
Chasers will make up the first two rows on the grid.
Logano remains optimistic despite starting on Row 7.
Kevin Harvick blew them away in qualifying with the fastest pole speed NASCAR has seen since 1987.
Rumours are already abound that NASCAR 'helped' Richard Childress Racing and Austin Dillon get on pole for publicity reasons.
Stewart-Haas Racing's Danica Patrick becomes first female to win a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series pole. Last year she won the Nationwide Series pole at Daytona.
Jimmie Johnson will start from pole position in the longest NASCAR race of the year.
Kyle Busch and Jimmie Johnson will share the front row for Sunday's race.
Jeff Gordon has claimed pole position for the first time this year.
Rain-shortened qualifying session puts some unusual names up front
Amanda Vincent, NASCAR Correspondent
Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet and Jimmie Johnson proved that they are ready to add to their tally if wins Martinsville with a record time during qualifying for the NASCAR Sprint Cup race.
Rain washes out NASCAR Sprint Cup Series qualifying at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Field set by 2012 points which puts Danica Patrick 37th on the grid.
Chevrolet drivers claim 5 of the 6 fastest times in pole qualifying for the Daytona 500. Danica Patrick and Jeff Gordon lock in the front row positions. Ryan Newman, Tony Stewart and Kasey Kahne 4th, 5th and 6th fastest.
Six Chevrolet SS race cars qualify in top 15 starting spots.
Penske teammate Joey Logano qualifies second.
NASCAR Sprint Cup qualifying at Richmond International Raceway was rained out Friday.
Post qualifying press conference...