Qualifying Speed

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List Of Daytona 500 Pole Position Winners - Procedure
... The qualifying session for pole position is held before the Daytona 500 on the first Sunday of Speedweeks ... The single lap completed with the highest average speed is the recorded statistic ... Originally NASCAR did not limit qualifying to a single day, or single attempt it offered a second round of qualifying for teams who wished to improve their qualifying ...
List Of Indianapolis 500 Pole-sitters - Background
... Indy 500 in 1911, all cars have been required to qualify for the race, based on speed ... Since 1939, the pole position has been determined by 4-lap (10-mile) qualifying time trials ... Each car takes to the track one at a time to establish a qualifying speed ...

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