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Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Pole Winners at Auto Club Speedway

Year Race Driver Qualifying Speed
2019 Auto Club 400 Austin Dillon 180.081
2018 Auto Club 400 Martin Truex Jr. 186.567
2017 Auto Club 400 Kyle Larson 187.047
2016 Auto Club 400 Austin Dillon 188.482
2015 Auto Club 400 Kurt Busch 185.142
2014 Auto Club 400 Matt Kenseth 187.315
2013 Auto Club 400 Denny Hamlin 187.451
2012 Auto Club 400 Denny Hamlin 186.403
2011 Auto Club 400 Juan Pablo Montoya 184.653
2010 Pepsi Max 400 Jamie McMurray 185.285
2010 Auto Club 500 Jamie McMurray 183.744
2009 Pepsi 500 Denny Hamlin 183.870
2009 Auto Club 500 Brian Vickers 183.439
2008 Pepsi 500 Jimmie Johnson 180.397
2008 Auto Club 500 Qualifying Not Held
2007 Sharp AQUOS 500 Kurt Busch 182.399
2007 Auto Club 500 Jeff Gordon 185.735
2006 Sony HD 500 Kurt Busch 184.540
2006 Auto Club 500 Kurt Busch 187.086
2005 Sony HD 500 Carl Edwards 185.061
2005 Auto Club 500 Kyle Busch 188.245
2004 Pop Secret 500 Brian Vickers 187.417
2004 Auto Club 500 Kasey Kahne 186.940
2003 Auto Club 500 Steve Park 186.838
2002 NAPA Auto Parts 500 Ryan Newman 187.432
2001 NAPA Auto Parts 500 Bobby Labonte 182.635
2000 NAPA Auto Parts 500 Mike Skinner 186.061
1999 California 500 Qualifying Not Held
1998 California 500 Jeff Gordon 181.772
1997 California 500 Joe Nemechek 183.015