Denny Hamlin wins Cup pole at Phoenix, qualifying results for Quicken Loans Race for Heroes 500


Denny Hamlin won the pole for Sunday’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series at Phoenix International Raceway.

The driver of the No. 11 will lead a field of 43 cars to the green flag for the Quicken Loans Race for Heroes 500. He will be joined by Brad Keselowski  on the front row.

Coverage of the race will air on ESPN beginning at 3:00 pm ET. The green flag is set to wave at 3:15 pm ET for 312 laps around the 1-mile track located in Avondale, AZ. The race will consist of a 312 miles.

Kevin Harvick has won the last two races at Phoenix and three of the six races since a repave prior to the Fall 2011 event.

Sprint Cup Series Qualifying Results

  1. Denny Hamlin
  2. Brad Keselowski
  3. Kevin Havick
  4. Joey Loganoz
  5. Matt Kenseth
  6. Kyle Busch
  7. Jeff Gordon
  8. Kyle Larson
  9. Brian Vickers
  10. Kurt Busch
  11. Paul Menard
  12. Casey Mears
  13. Carl Edwards
  14. Martin Truex Jr.
  15. Jimmie Johnson
  16. Dale Earnhardt Jr.
  17. Clint Bowyer
  18. Ricky Stenhouse Jr.
  19. Jamie McMurray
  20. Ryan Newman
  21. Marcos Ambrose
  22. Kasey Kahne
  23. Aric Almirola
  24. AJ Allmendinger
  25. Austin Dillon
  26. Ty Dillon
  27. Justin Allgaier
  28. Greg Biffle
  29. Tony Stewart
  30. Michael Annett
  31. Michael McDowell
  32. Danica Patrick
  33. Reed Sorenson
  34. David Gilliland
  35. David Ragan
  36. Josh Wise
  37. Alex Bowman
  38. Landon Cassill
  39. Mike Bliss
  40. Cole Whitt
  41. JJ Yeley
  42. Joey Gase
  43. Mike Wallace
  44. Clay Rogers – DNQ