Sprint Cup qualifying at Texas Motor Speedway

NASCAR Sprint Cup points leader Carl Edwards qualified for seventh for the race Nov. 6 and will start just behind Tony Stewart.

FORT WORTH, TX - NOVEMBER 04: Carl Edwards, driver of the #99 Aflac Ford, drives on track during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series AAA Texas 500 at Texas Motor Speedway on November 4, 2011 in Fort Worth, Texas. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)
AAA Texas 500 - Practice
FORT WORTH, TX - NOVEMBER 04: Carl Edwards, driver of the #99 Aflac Ford, drives on track during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series AAA Texas 500 at Texas Motor Speedway on November 4, 2011 in Fort Worth, Texas. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)
FORT WORTH, TX - NOVEMBER 04: Tony Stewart, driver of the #14 Office Depot/Mobil 1 Chevrolet, drives during qualifying for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series AAA Texas 500 at Texas Motor Speedway on November 4, 2011 in Fort Worth, Texas. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images for NASCAR)
AAA Texas 500 - Qualifying
FORT WORTH, TX - NOVEMBER 04: Tony Stewart, driver of the #14 Office Depot/Mobil 1 Chevrolet, drives during qualifying for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series AAA Texas 500 at Texas Motor Speedway on November 4, 2011 in Fort Worth, Texas. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images for NASCAR)
FORT WORTH, TX - NOVEMBER 04: Greg Biffle, driver of the #16 3M Scotch-Blue Painter's Tape Ford, celebrates with Doug Turnbull after setting the pole position in qualifying for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series AAA Texas 500 at Texas Motor Speedway on November 4, 2011 in Fort Worth, Texas. (Photo by Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images for NASCAR)
AAA Texas 500 - Qualifying
FORT WORTH, TX - NOVEMBER 04: Greg Biffle, driver of the #16 3M Scotch-Blue Painter's Tape Ford, celebrates with Doug Turnbull after setting the pole position in qualifying for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series AAA Texas 500 at Texas Motor Speedway on November 4, 2011 in Fort Worth, Texas. (Photo by Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images for NASCAR)
FORT WORTH, TX - NOVEMBER 04: David Ragan, driver of the #6 UPS My Choice Ford, looks on during qualifying for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series AAA Texas 500 at Texas Motor Speedway on November 4, 2011 in Fort Worth, Texas. (Photo by Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images for NASCAR)
AAA Texas 500 - Qualifying
FORT WORTH, TX - NOVEMBER 04: David Ragan, driver of the #6 UPS My Choice Ford, looks on during qualifying for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series AAA Texas 500 at Texas Motor Speedway on November 4, 2011 in Fort Worth, Texas. (Photo by Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images for NASCAR)
FORT WORTH, TX - NOVEMBER 04: Matt Kenseth, driver of the #17 Crown Royal Ford, drives on track during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series AAA Texas 500 at Texas Motor Speedway on November 4, 2011 in Fort Worth, Texas. (Photo by Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images for NASCAR)
AAA Texas 500 - Practice
FORT WORTH, TX - NOVEMBER 04: Matt Kenseth, driver of the #17 Crown Royal Ford, drives on track during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series AAA Texas 500 at Texas Motor Speedway on November 4, 2011 in Fort Worth, Texas. (Photo by Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images for NASCAR)
FORT WORTH, TX - NOVEMBER 04: Paul Menard, driver of the #27 Quaker State/Menards Chevrolet, climbs from his car after qualifying for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series AAA Texas 500 at Texas Motor Speedway on November 4, 2011 in Fort Worth, Texas. (Photo by Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images for NASCAR)
AAA Texas 500 - Qualifying
FORT WORTH, TX - NOVEMBER 04: Paul Menard, driver of the #27 Quaker State/Menards Chevrolet, climbs from his car after qualifying for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series AAA Texas 500 at Texas Motor Speedway on November 4, 2011 in Fort Worth, Texas. (Photo by Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images for NASCAR)
FORT WORTH, TX - NOVEMBER 04: Greg Biffle, driver of the #16 3M Scotch-Blue Painter's Tape Ford, drives in the garage area during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series AAA Texas 500 at Texas Motor Speedway on November 4, 2011 in Fort Worth, Texas. (Photo by Todd Warshaw/Getty Images for NASCAR)
AAA Texas 500 - Practice
FORT WORTH, TX - NOVEMBER 04: Greg Biffle, driver of the #16 3M Scotch-Blue Painter's Tape Ford, drives in the garage area during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series AAA Texas 500 at Texas Motor Speedway on November 4, 2011 in Fort Worth, Texas. (Photo by Todd Warshaw/Getty Images for NASCAR)
FORT WORTH, TX - NOVEMBER 04: David Reutimann, driver of the #00 Aaron's Dream Machine Toyota, practices for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series AAA Texas 500 at Texas Motor Speedway on November 4, 2011 in Fort Worth, Texas. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)
AAA Texas 500 - Practice
FORT WORTH, TX - NOVEMBER 04: David Reutimann, driver of the #00 Aaron's Dream Machine Toyota, practices for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series AAA Texas 500 at Texas Motor Speedway on November 4, 2011 in Fort Worth, Texas. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)
FORT WORTH, TX - NOVEMBER 04: Jimmie Johnson, driver of the #48 MyLowe's Chevrolet, sits in his car during qualifying for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series AAA Texas 500 at Texas Motor Speedway on November 4, 2011 in Fort Worth, Texas. (Photo by Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images)
AAA Texas 500 - Qualifying
FORT WORTH, TX - NOVEMBER 04: Jimmie Johnson, driver of the #48 MyLowe's Chevrolet, sits in his car during qualifying for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series AAA Texas 500 at Texas Motor Speedway on November 4, 2011 in Fort Worth, Texas. (Photo by Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images)
FORT WORTH, TX - NOVEMBER 04: Dale Earnhardt Jr., driver of the #88 National Guard Chevrolet, stands by his car after qualifying for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series AAA Texas 500 at Texas Motor Speedway on November 4, 2011 in Fort Worth, Texas. (Photo by Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images for NASCAR)
AAA Texas 500 - Qualifying
FORT WORTH, TX - NOVEMBER 04: Dale Earnhardt Jr., driver of the #88 National Guard Chevrolet, stands by his car after qualifying for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series AAA Texas 500 at Texas Motor Speedway on November 4, 2011 in Fort Worth, Texas. (Photo by Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images for NASCAR)
FORT WORTH, TX - NOVEMBER 04: Juan Pablo Montoya, driver of the #42 Target Chevrolet, looks on as he sits in his car on the grid during qualifying for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series AAA Texas 500 at Texas Motor Speedway on November 4, 2011 in Fort Worth, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)
AAA Texas 500 - Qualifying
FORT WORTH, TX - NOVEMBER 04: Juan Pablo Montoya, driver of the #42 Target Chevrolet, looks on as he sits in his car on the grid during qualifying for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series AAA Texas 500 at Texas Motor Speedway on November 4, 2011 in Fort Worth, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

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