Skip to comments.Engine change forces Vickers from pole to rear - (Auto Club 500 at Fontana)
Posted on 02/21/2009 6:35:16 AM PST by GeorgiaDawg32
FONTANA, Calif. -- What goes around comes around, and in Brian Vickers' case, it came around at pole-winning speed Friday at Auto Club Speedway.
With a lap at 183.439 mph (39.250 seconds) Vickers claimed the top spot for Sunday's Auto Club 500 Sprint Cup race, the second event on the 2009 schedule for NASCAR's foremost series.
Vickers, whose No. 83 Red Bull Toyota was wrecked after contact from Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s Chevrolet in last Sunday's Daytona 500, rebounded smartly from that catastrophe, edging three-time defending Cup champion Jimmie Johnson (183.164 mph) by .059 seconds at the 2-mile speedway.
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Lesson learned - NASCAR sucks too...
Interesting headline. :)
Benburch would be pleased (DUmmie FUnnies reference)