BUSCH: Waltrip on Kansas pole

Kansas City, Kansas--Michael Waltrip drove his ...

Kansas City, Kansas--Michael Waltrip drove his # 99 Chevrolet to his 12th career pole on Friday. Waltrip turned his fast lap around the 1.5-mile Kansas Speedway in 30.887 seconds, a speed of 174.831 mph.

Four of the top five qualifying spots were taken by Winston Cup regulars. Lining up beside Waltrip on row one will be Roush Racing's Jeff Burton. Burton's fast lap in his #9 Ford topped the 173.907 mph mark.

Herzog Motorsports driver Todd Bodine will start alongside Jimmy Spencer in his James Finch owned entry in row two. ppc's Jason Keller, who currently trails points leader Greg Biffle by a 35 point spread, will close out the top five. Biffle will roll off of the grid 18th.

Stacy Compton, Jeff Green, Johnny Sauter, Shane Hmiel and Ron Hornaday round out the top 10 qualifiers.

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Drivers Jeff Burton , Michael Waltrip , Todd Bodine , Jason Keller , Jimmy Spencer , Greg Biffle , Jeff Green , Stacy Compton , Ron Hornaday Jr. , Shane Hmiel , Johnny Sauter