Team Penske Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Qualifying Report – Talladega

Team Penske Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Qualifying Report
Track: Talladega Superspeedway
Race: Alabama 500
Date: October 14, 2017

No. 2 Miller Lite Ford Fusion – Brad Keselowski
Position: 6th
Time: 50.360 seconds
Speed: 190.151 mph

No. 21 Quick Lane Tire & Auto Center Ford Fusion – Ryan Blaney
Position: 9th
Time: 50.488 seconds
Speed: 189.669 mph


CarParts.com
American Muscle

No. 22 Shell-Pennzoil Ford Fusion – Joey Logano
Position: 3rd
Time: 50.301 seconds
Speed: 190.374 mph

Fastest Qualifying Time: 50.256 seconds (No. 88 – Dale Earnhardt Jr)

Recap: Joey Logano led the way for the Ford Performance and Team Penske contingent in qualifying with the No. 22 Shell-Pennzoil Ford Fusion for Sunday afternoon’s Alabama 500, turning the third fastest lap time. The third starting position is a career best at the Talladega Superspeedway for the two-time and defending Alabama 500 race winner, who will be seeking his third consecutive victory on Sunday. Teammate Brad Keselowski was sixth fastest in the No. 2 Miller Lite Ford Fusion as he seeks a fifth victory at the 2.66-mile superspeedway. Ryan Blaney also turned in a top-10 effort with the No. 21 Quick Lane Tire & Auto Center Ford, timing in with the ninth fastest lap. In total, seven Roush-Yates powered Ford Fusions qualified inside the top-10.

Coverage: Live coverage of the Alabama 500 begins Sunday at 2:00 p.m. ET on NBC, MRN and Sirius XM NASCAR.

The views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of SpeedwayMedia.com.

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here