FORT WORTH, Texas — Martin Truex Jr. is on the pole in Texas, followed directly by two drivers from the Roush Fenway team that has had so much success here.
Truex had a qualifying lap Friday of 190.369 mph in his Michael Waltrip-owned Toyota. His seventh career pole is his second at Texas, where he finished third five years ago.
Matt Kenseth starts second Saturday night in his Roush Ford, just ahead of teammate and series points leader Greg Biffle.
Jack Roush has won eight of 22 Cup races at Texas.
Mark Martin qualified fourth, followed by Kasey Kahne, Ryan Newman, Marcus Ambrose, Brad Keselowski, Jamie McMurray and Jimmie Johnson.
Kahne and Johnson are the top qualifiers for Rick Hendrick, who is looking for his 200th career win as an owner.