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NASCAR At Pocono 2012 Starting Lineup: Carl Edwards Starting 2nd For Sunday's Race

The 2012 season has been a struggle thus far for Carl Edwards but he will start on the outside of the front row for Sunday's race at Pocono. Edwards will start alongside Joey Logano who set a track record of 179.598 mph during qualifying.

The track's reconfigured racing surface led to much high speeds during qualifying. The top 36 qualifiers all broke the previous track record during qualifying. Logano and Edwards are joined in the top five by Paul Menard, Kyle Busch and Denny Hamlin. Points leader Greg Biffle will start back in the 13th position.

Here is the starting lineup for Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Pocono Raceway:

  1. Joey Logano
  2. Carl Edwards
  3. Paul Menard
  4. Kyle Busch
  5. Denny Hamlin
  6. Mark Martin
  7. Regan Smith
  8. Dale Earnhardt Jr.
  9. Marcos Ambrose
  10. Kasey Kahne
  11. Jamie McMurray
  12. Jeff Gordon
  13. Greg Biffle
  14. Matt Kenseth
  15. Landon Cassill
  16. Clint Bowyer
  17. Juan Pablo Montoya
  18. Ryan Newman
  19. AJ Allmendinger
  20. Jeff Burton
  21. Kevin Harvick
  22. Tony Stewart
  23. Martin Truex Jr.
  24. Jimmie Johnson
  25. David Reutimann
  26. Casey Mears
  27. Bobby Labonte
  28. Mike Bliss
  29. Aric Almirola
  30. Michael McDowell
  31. Brad Keselowski
  32. JJ Yeley
  33. Joe Nemechek
  34. David Ragan
  35. Josh Wise
  36. David Gilliland
  37. Travis Kvapil
  38. Scott Riggs
  39. Stacy Compton
  40. Tony Raines
  41. Reed Sorenson
  42. Dave Blaney
  43. Stephen Leicht
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