Team Penske racer earns his third Sprint Cup pole of 2015.
Jeff Gordon's time of 44.711 seconds (201.293 mph) was .035 seconds better than that of Hendrick Motorsports teammate Jimmie Johnson.
Kevin Harvick has won the last three NASCAR Sprint Cup races at Phoenix.
Driver of the No. 22 Team Penske Ford falls short of his own track record.
Jeff Gordon earns his 79th career pole at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
Hendrick Motorsports took four of the top five spots in NASCAR Sprint Cup qualifying.
Kevin Harvick blew them away in qualifying with the fastest pole speed NASCAR has seen since 1987.
Jimmie Johnson will start from pole position in the longest NASCAR race of the year.
It's a Stewart-Haas Racing front row for the Duck Commander 500.
Kyle Busch and Jimmie Johnson will share the front row for Sunday's race.
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.
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