Denny Hamlin shattered the previous track qualifying record at Charlotte Motor Speedway, winning the pole position for Sunday’s Coca Cola 600 with a record speed of 195.624 mph. Hamlin was one of eight drivers who would surpass the previous track record speed of Greg Biffle from last fall. After Hamlin, was Kurt Busch second, Matt Kenseth third, Mark Martin was fourth, and Clint Bowyer fifth. Points Leader Jimmie Johnson was twelfth, and Dale Earnhardt Junior was eleventh. The race takes place Sunday evening at 6:00 PM.
Friday night it’s the World of Outlaws showdown at 7:15 PM and the Nationwide Series History 300 is set to go Saturday afternoon at 3:00 PM. Performance Racing Network is broadcasting the Nationwide and Sprint cup races on Saturday and Sunday.