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Published on March 7th, 2009 | by Michael J Smith


Martin Wins Pole For Kobalt Tools 500

Mark Martin won the pole for Sunday’s Kobalt Tools 500 from Atlanta Motor Speedway with a speed of 187.045, one tenth of a second faster that Kurt Busch who had the second fastest time.

Top 5: Martin, Busch, Jamie McMurray, Juan Pablo Montoya, and Greg Biffle.

Rounding out the top 10 starters are Denny Hamlin, Jimmie Johnson, Joe Nemechek, Kyle Busch, and Kevin Harvick, respectively.

Notables: Tony Stewart (11th), Ryan Newman (12th), Jeff Burton (15th), Jeff Gordon (16th), Dale Earnhardt Jr. (20th), Carl Edwards (29th), and Matt Kenseth (30th). 

Did Not Qualify: Todd Bodine, Scott Riggs, Jeremy Mayfield, and Geoff Bodine.

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Michael J. Smith is a NASCAR enthusiast and blogger. In addition to founding this website, Michael is a journalist with over a decade of experience writing for prestigious media organizations.

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