Daytona 500 Qualifying

Photo highlights from the 2012 Daytona 500 Qualifying rounds Feb. 19 at the Daytona International Speedway.

Daytona 500 - Qualifying

DAYTONA BEACH, FL - FEBRUARY 19: Marcos Ambrose, driver of the #9 Stanley Ford, looks on after qualifying for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway on February 19, 2012 in Daytona Beach, Florida. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images for NASCAR)

Daytona 500 - Qualifying

DAYTONA BEACH, FL - FEBRUARY 19: Carl Edwards, driver of the #99 Fastenal Ford, gets out of his car after qualifying for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway on February 19, 2012 in Daytona Beach, Florida. (Photo by Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images for NASCAR)

Daytona 500 - Qualifying

DAYTONA BEACH, FL - FEBRUARY 19: Denny Hamlin, driver of the #11 FedEx Express Toyota, looks on during qualifying for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway on February 19, 2012 in Daytona Beach, Florida. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images for NASCAR)

Daytona 500 - Qualifying

DAYTONA BEACH, FL - FEBRUARY 19: Joey Logano, driver of the #20 The Home Depot Toyota, looks on after qualifying for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway on February 19, 2012 in Daytona Beach, Florida. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images for NASCAR)

Daytona 500 - Qualifying

DAYTONA BEACH, FL - FEBRUARY 19: Casey Mears, driver of the #13 GEICO Ford, looks on after qualifying for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway on February 19, 2012 in Daytona Beach, Florida. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images for NASCAR)

Daytona 500 - Qualifying

DAYTONA BEACH, FL - FEBRUARY 19: Jamie McMurray, driver of the #1 Bass Pro Shops/Tracker Boats Chevrolet, looks on after qualifying for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway on February 19, 2012 in Daytona Beach, Florida. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images for NASCAR)

Daytona 500 - Qualifying

DAYTONA BEACH, FL - FEBRUARY 19: Kyle Busch, driver of the #18 M&M's Brown Toyota, looks on during qualifying for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway on February 19, 2012 in Daytona Beach, Florida. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images for NASCAR)

Daytona 500 - Qualifying

DAYTONA BEACH, FL - FEBRUARY 19: Jeff Burton, driver of the #31 Caterpillar Chevrolet, climbs from his car after qualifying for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway on February 19, 2012 in Daytona Beach, Florida. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images for NASCAR)

Daytona 500 - Qualifying

DAYTONA BEACH, FL - FEBRUARY 19: Aric Almirola, driver of the #43 Smithfield Ford, gets out of his car during qualifying for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway on February 19, 2012 in Daytona Beach, Florida. (Photo by Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images for NASCAR)

Daytona 500 - Qualifying

DAYTONA BEACH, FL - FEBRUARY 19: Jeff Gordon, driver of the #24 Drive to End Hunger Chevrolet, looks on during qualifying for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway on February 19, 2012 in Daytona Beach, Florida. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images for NASCAR)

Daytona 500 - Qualifying

DAYTONA BEACH, FL - FEBRUARY 19: Aric Almirola, driver of the #43 Smithfield Ford, looks on after qualifying for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway on February 19, 2012 in Daytona Beach, Florida. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images for NASCAR)

Daytona 500 - Qualifying

DAYTONA BEACH, FL - FEBRUARY 19: Danica Patrick, driver of the #10 GoDaddy.com Chevrolet, gets out of her car after qualifying for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway on February 19, 2012 in Daytona Beach, Florida. (Photo by Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images for NASCAR)

Daytona 500 - Qualifying

DAYTONA BEACH, FL - FEBRUARY 19: Mark Martin, driver of the #55 Aaron's Toyota, climbs from his car after qualifying for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway on February 19, 2012 in Daytona Beach, Florida. (Photo by Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images for NASCAR)

Daytona 500 - Qualifying

DAYTONA BEACH, FL - FEBRUARY 19: Regan Smith, driver of the #78 Furniture Row/CSX Chevrolet, climbs from his car after qualifying for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway on February 19, 2012 in Daytona Beach, Florida. (Photo by Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images for NASCAR)

Daytona 500 - Qualifying

DAYTONA BEACH, FL - FEBRUARY 19: Mark Martin, driver of the #55 Aaron's Toyota, looks on after qualifying for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway on February 19, 2012 in Daytona Beach, Florida. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images for NASCAR)

Daytona 500 - Qualifying

DAYTONA BEACH, FL - FEBRUARY 19: Matt Kenseth, driver of the #17 Best Buy Ford, looks on during qualifying for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway on February 19, 2012 in Daytona Beach, Florida. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images for NASCAR)

Daytona 500 - Qualifying

DAYTONA BEACH, FL - FEBRUARY 19: Dale Earnhardt Jr., driver of the #88 Diet Mountain Dew/National Guard Chevrolet, gets out of his car during qualifying for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway on February 19, 2012 in Daytona Beach, Florida. (Photo by Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images for NASCAR)