News 12 @ 11 Fri. Feb. 29, 2008
LAS VEGAS (AP) -- Kyle Busch carried his hot start to the season
into his hometown by winning the pole at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
Busch ran a fast lap of 182.352 miles per hour in his Toyota
Camry to take the top starting spot for Sunday's race. The
22-year-old is having a fabulous start to the season. Busch hasn't
finished lower than fourth in six races spanning three series. He
enters Sunday's race as the Sprint Cup Series points leader.
Carl Edwards, who won Monday's rain-postponed race in
California, qualified second with a lap of 181.586 in his Ford.
Mark Martin qualified third, followed by Jeff Gordon and Mike
Skinner in the top five.
(Copyright 2008 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)