They qualified Thursday Night for the longest race on the Sprint Cup Schedule.  The fastest car for a couple laps at Charlotte Motor Speedway was Brad Keselowski.  The Blue Duece took the pole with a speed of 192.089 mph.  A.J. Allmendinger will start on the outside of row number

Carl Edwards the points leader will start 3rd in a different car than the one he took to victory lane in the All-Star race;  Edwards wrecked that car during his celebration.  Ricky Stenhouse Jr. driving the famed number 21 Wood Brothers car will start 9th.