When a driver qualifies in first position he wins "the pole".
Bobby Isaac won the pole position in the first Nascar race at Talladega Superspeedway in September 1969, with a speed of 196.386.
In his career, Jeff Gordon has started from the pole position 72 times in the Nascar Cup Series and 12 times in the Nationwide Series (formerly known as the Busch Series).
A driver wins the pole in Nascar for having the quickest time on qualifying day. If qualifying is rained out, the driver who is leading the point standings going into that race will start in the first position. But it will not count as a pole award win.
During his Nascar Cup Series career, Richard Petty won 61races starting from the pole position.
Jeff Gordon has won 74 pole awards in the Nascar Cup Series.
Nascar holds qualifying a day or two prior to the race and that is how the field is set. The pole winner for that day will start in the first position for the race. If qualifying is cancelled, the field is set by owners points.
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Pole position is the first (front) position on the starting grid. The driver with the fastest qualifying lap gets to start in pole position.
Historically, the pole position, which is given to the top qualifier, is the front, inside. However, NASCAR has recently changed their ruling, to allow the top qualifier to choose which position he want, be it front inside, or outside.
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The pole sitter in Nascar has a choice of starting on the inside or the outside of the front row. It depends on whether the driver likes the high line or the low line for that specific track.
The first Nascar race was held at Charlotte Speedway on June 19, 1949. Bob Flock won the pole and Jim Roper won the race.
In motor sports, the pole position means that the driver ran the fastest time during qualifying. As a result, the driver will be placed in the very front of the field at the start of the race.
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.
a Pole Position Award is an award that means that you raced the best
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Danica Patrick is the first woman NASCAR driver to win the pole (the number 1) position at the Daytona 500 race in February 2013. She finished the race in the 8th position winning approximately $389,464.