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2011 Royal Purple 200 Qualifying Cancelled at Darlington

DARLINGTON, S.C. – Rain has forced the cancellation of qualifying at Darlington Raceway for the Nationwide Series (May 6). The starting lineup is being set by the new NASCAR rules, the starting positions are determined by the fastest practice speeds. The front row of the race will be Kyle Busch and Clint Bowyer. Row two will consist of Carl Edwards and Kasey Kahne. Reed Sorenson and Elliott Sadler make up row three.

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Kyle Busch Fastest in 2011 Royal Purple 200 Practice at Darlington

Sprint Cup qualifying will still be held before the start of the Nationwide Series race.

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What is it that Mike Neff doesn’t do? The writer, radio contributor and racetrack announcer coordinates the site’s local short track coverage, hitting up Saturday Night Specials across the country while tracking the sport’s future racing stars. The writer for our signature Cup post-race column, Thinkin’ Out Loud (Mondays) also sits down with Cup crew chiefs to talk shop every Friday with Tech Talk. Mike announces several shows each year for the Good Guys Rod and Custom Association. He also pops up everywhere from PRN Pit Reporters and the Press Box with Alan Smothers to SIRIUS XM Radio. He has announced at tracks all over the Southeast, starting at Millbridge Speedway. He's also announced at East Lincoln Speedway, Concord Speedway, Tri-County Speedway, Caraway Speedway, and Charlotte Motor Speedway.

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