Kevin Harvick Wins Pole For Aarons 312 At Talladega Superspeedway

Dustin H.Correspondent IApril 23, 2010

FORT WORTH, TX - APRIL 16:  Kevin Harvick drives the #33 Rheem Tankless Chevrolet during practice for the NASCAR Nationwide Series O'Reilly Auto Parts 300 at Texas Motor Speedway on April 16, 2010 in Fort Worth, Texas.  (Photo by Todd Warshaw/Getty Images)
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Kevin Harvick is on the pole for Saturday's Aarons 312 at Talladega Superspeedway in Alabama. Harvick put a fast lap down at a 51.11 @ 187.375 mph around the 2.66 mile superspeedway in his #33 KHI Rheem Water Heaters Chevrolet to take the pole the first of the season for Kevin Harvick in the Nationwide Series and he already has two wins this season at Las Vegas and Nashville.

Carl Edwards will start out the front row in second and rookie's Ricky Stenhouse Jr and Steve Arpin who makes his debut this weekend for Jr Motorsports in the #7 car will start third and fourth in very impressive runs. Arpin who is the ARCA points leader will run later today in the ARCA 250 from Talladega at 5pm ET on Speed. Here is the starting lineup for Saturday's Aarons 312 at Talladega Superspeedway with the weather forecast looking like severe storms tomorrow so its a wait and see event right now.

Aarons 312 Starting Lineup Talladega, Superspeedway

1.Kevin Harvick

2.Carl Edwards

3.Ricky Stenhouse Jr

4.Steve Arpin "Makes Nationwide Debut This Weekend"

5.Shelby Howard

6.Reed Sorenson

7.Jason Leffler

8.Paul Menard

9.Parker Kligerman

10.Brain Keselowski

Points leader Brad Keselowski will start

Failed To Qualify

Derrick Cope

Josh Wise

Jermey Clements

Willie Allen

Kevin Lepage

This was a very impressive and interesting qualifying session with alot of new faces at the front of the field but you have to factor in qualifying setups versus race setups and it does'nt matter where you start at Talladega its too wild to predict.

The Aarons 312 can be seen live on ABC Saturday at 2:30pm ET with Countdown To Green followed by the Aarons 312 at 3pm.