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If Tony Stewart won the pole and had to start at the rear of the field due to a mechanical failure, accident in practice etc., Tony is still credited as the pole winner for the race. The third place car will then move up in line to start the race in the first position.

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Q: If Tony Stewart got moved from first to last place before the race who wins the Nascar pole position?
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