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Double trouble? Brad Keselowski wins second consecutive pole

By Lee Montgomery

BRISTOL, Tenn. - Penske Racing's Brad Keselowski won his second consecutive NASCAR Nationwide Series pole on Saturday and will start first in the Scotts Turf Builder 300 at Bristol Motor Speedway.

Keselowski turned a lap of 124.557 mph in his No. 22 Dodge, 0.01 seconds faster than runner-up Joey Logano, who went 124.476 in the No. 20 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota.

Keselowski's former ride, the No. 88 JR Motorsports Chevrolet, qualified third in the hands of Kelly Bires. Roush Fenway Racing's Carl Edwards was fourth, with Baker Curb Racing's Greg Biffle fifth.

Sixth through 10th were Kyle Busch, Kasey Kahne, Reed Sorenson, Steve Wallace and Jason Leffler. Kahne, Sorenson and Leffler all drive for Braun Racing.

Failing to qualify were: Dennis Setzer, Mark Green, Scott Riggs, Jason Bowles, Brad Teague, Parker Kligerman and Chris Lawson.

See the full starting lineup here.