Kyle Busch Takes Pole at Daytona

Kyle Busch (Sam Greenwood, 2010 Getty Images)
Kyle Busch (Sam Greenwood, 2010 Getty Images)
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Updated: 7/05/2013 11:03 pm
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Kyle Busch and Joe Gibbs Racing teammate Matt Kenseth swept the front row for Saturday night's race at Daytona International Speedway.
Busch turned a lap at 193.723 mph in Friday qualifying to win the pole. Kenseth was second at 193.299.
Clint Bowyer qualified third and Michael Waltrip Racing teammate Martin Truex Jr. was fifth as Toyota drivers took four of the first five spots. Kasey Kahne wedged his Chevrolet in at fourth.
Paul Menard was sixth in a Chevrolet, and MWR co-owner Michael Waltrip was seventh in another Toyota.
Daytona 500 winner Jimmie Johnson was eighth, followed by Greg Biffle in the highest-qualifying Ford.
Danica Patrick was 11th. She became the first woman to start from the pole in the season-opening Daytona 500.

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