Kelly Moore wins record 45TH career Bud pole for Saturday's New Hampshire 125 at NHIS; point leader Santerre 3rd with contenders Leighton & Kobyluck 10th & 11th. LOUDON, N.H.-- Kelly Moore won the Bud Pole for Saturday's New Hampshire 125 Busch...
Kelly Moore wins record 45TH career Bud pole for Saturday's New Hampshire 125 at NHIS; point leader Santerre 3rd with contenders Leighton & Kobyluck 10th & 11th.
LOUDON, N.H.-- Kelly Moore won the Bud Pole for Saturday's New Hampshire 125 Busch North Series, NASCAR Touring race at New Hampshire International Speedway with a non-record run of 30.304 seconds at a speed of 125.686 miles per hour around the 1.058 mile superspeedway. It was Moore's 45th career Bud Pole, more than double the total of his nearest rival, and his third of the 2002 season, including the Busch 125 at NHIS in May.
Dale Quarterley will share the front row with Moore's NAPA Auto Parts Chevrolet, with point leader Andy Santerre and Dale Shaw in row two. Brad Leighton and Matt Kobyluck, who trail Santerre by 27 and 34 points respectively, will start tenth and eleventh in the 34-car field. Leighton is seeking to extend his record three-race winning streak at NHIS.
Dennis Demers crashed on his second qualifying lap after setting 19th fastest time. He was uninjured and will race a backup car on Saturday. <pre> BUSCH NORTH SERIES, NASCAR TOURING NEW HAMPSHIRE 125 - September 14, 2002 - $165,844 New Hampshire International Speedway, Loudon, N.H. (1.058 mile paved oval)
STARTING LINEUP(starting position, driver, hometown, manufacturer, qualifying speed in miles per hour)
1. Kelly Moore Scarborough, Me. Chevrolet 125.686 2. Dale Quarterley Westfield, Mass. Chevrolet 125.380 3. Andy Santerre Cherryfield, Me. Chevrolet 125.277 4. Dale Shaw Center Conway, N.H. Chevrolet 125.170 5. Joey McCarthy Randolph, N.J. Chevrolet 124.998 6. Paul Wolfe Milford, N.Y. Chevrolet 124.965 7. Jamie Aube Manchester, N.H. Chevrolet 124.699 8. Tracy Gordon Strong, Me. Chevrolet 124.695 9. Brian Hoar Williston, Vt. Chevrolet 124.585 10. Brad Leighton Center Harbor, N.H. Chevrolet 124.300 11. Matt Kobyluck Uncasville, Conn. Chevrolet 124.268 12. Bryon Chew Mattituck, N.Y. Chevrolet 123.968 13. Mike Rowe Turner, Me. Chevrolet 123.884 14. Dave Dion Hudson, N.H. Ford 123.787 15. Dennis Doyle Plymouth, Conn. Chevrolet 123.694 16. Mike Johnson Salisbury, Mass. Ford 123.442 17. Greg Schaefer Hatboro, Pa. Chevrolet 123.362 18. Mike Gallo Sanford, Me. Ford 123.362 19. Dennis Demers Shelburne, Vt. Chevrolet 123.242 20. Martin Truex Jr, Mayetta, N.J. Chevrolet 123.222 21. Mike Olsen N. Haverhill, N.H. Chevrolet 122.932 22. Ted Christopher Plainville, Conn. Pontiac 122.797 23. Bill Penfold Yarmouth, Me. Chevrolet 122.631 24. Eddie MacDonald Rowley, Mass. Chevrolet 122.607 25. Bobby Dragon Milton, Vt. Chevrolet 122.497 26. Scott Bouley Thomaston, Conn. Chevrolet 122.336 27. Travis Benjamin Morrill, Me. Ford 122.214 28. Barney McRae Colchester, Vt. Pontiac 121.714 29. Ben Rowe Turner, Me. Chevrolet 121.388 30. Carey Heath Eliot, Me. Chevrolet 120.868 31. Bryan Wall Plaistow, N.H. Ford 120.205 32. Kip Stockwell Randolph, Vt. Pontiac 119.928 33. Gary Shackford Center Conway, N.H. Chevrolet 118.876 34. John Cerbone City Island, N.Y. Chevrolet 115.797