Busch and Kenseth sweep Daytona front row for JGR

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Busch and Kenseth sweep Daytona front row for JGRRicky Stenhouse Jr. prepares to go out on the track as his crew makes last-minute adjustments to the car before a practice session for the NASCAR Sprint Cup auto race at Daytona International Speedway, Thursday, July 4, 2013, in Daytona Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)(Credit: AP)

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Kyle Busch and Joe Gibbs Racing teammate Matt Kenseth swept the front row for Saturday night’s race at Daytona International Speedway.

Busch turned a lap at 193.723 mph in Friday qualifying to win the pole. Kenseth was second at 193.299.

Clint Bowyer qualified second and Michael Waltrip Racing teammate Martin Truex Jr. was fifth as Toyota drivers took four of the first five spots. Kasey Kahne wedged his Chevrolet in at fourth.

Paul Menard was sixth in a Chevrolet, and MWR co-owner Michael Waltrip was seventh in another Toyota.

Daytona 500 winner Jimmie Johnson was eighth, followed by Greg Biffle in the highest-qualifying Ford.

Danica Patrick rounded out the top 10. She became the first woman to start from the pole in the season-opening Daytona 500.

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