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Sunday, February 16, 2014

Daytona 500 Pole Winner: Austin Dillon

Qualifying Fast Facts
Daytona International Speedway
The 56th Annual Daytona 500 at Daytona
Provided by NASCAR Statistics - Sun, February 16, 2014 @ 03:59 PM Eastern
Coors Light Pole Winner: Austin Dillon 
Age: 23
Team : No. 3 - DOW Chevrolet
Owner: Richard Childress
Crew Chief: Gil Martin
 Austin Dillon  won the Coors Light Pole Award for the 
The 56th Annual Daytona 500
 at Daytona with a lap of 45.914 seconds, 196.019 mph.
This is his first pole in 14 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races.
This is his first pole and first top-10 start in 2014.
This is his first pole in two races at Daytona International Speedway.
Martin Truex. Jr. (second) posted his first top-10 start of 2014 
and his sixth in 18 races 
at Daytona International Speedway.
 This is the second time Truex has sat on the front row of the 
Daytona 500. 
He won the pole in 2009. 
Greg Biffle (third) posted his ninth top-10 start at
 Daytona International Speedway.  
Austin Dillon (first) was the fastest qualifying rookie. 
Four times the No. 3 car has sat on the Daytona 500
 Coors Light pole: Buddy Baker (1969),
 Ricky Rudd (1983),
 Dale Earnhardt (1996) and Austin Dillon (2014). 

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