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Charlotte Motor Speedway Pole Winners
Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series

Year Race Driver Qualifying Speed
2019 Coca-Cola 600 William Byron 183.424
2018 Coca-Cola 600 Kyle Busch 191.836
2017 Bank of America 500 Denny Hamlin 191.598
2017 Coca-Cola 600 Kevin Harvick 194.424
2016 Bank of America 500 Kevin Harvick 196.029
2016 Coca-Cola 600 Martin Truex Jr. 192.328
2015 Bank of America 500 Matt Kenseth 194.532
2015 Coca-Cola 600 Matt Kenseth 194.252
2014 Bank of America 500 Kyle Busch 197.390
2014 Coca-Cola 600 Jimmie Johnson 194.911
2013 Bank of America 500 Jeff Gordon 194.308
2013 Coca-Cola 600 Denny Hamlin 195.624
2012 Bank of America 500 Greg Biffle 193.708
2012 Coca-Cola 600 Aric Almirola 192.940
2011 Bank of America 500 Tony Stewart 191.959
2011 Coca-Cola 600 Brad Keselowski 192.089
2010 Bank of America 500 Jeff Gordon 191.544
2010 Coca-Cola 600 Ryan Newman 187.546
2009 NASCAR Banking 500 Jimmie Johnson 192.376
2009 Coca-Cola 600 Ryan Newman 188.475
2008 Bank of America 500 Qualifying Not Held
2008 Coca-Cola 600 Kyle Busch 185.433
2007 Bank of America 500 Ryan Newman 189.394
2007 Coca-Cola 600 Ryan Newman 185.312
2006 Bank of America 500 Scott Riggs 191.469
2006 Coca-Cola 600 Scott Riggs 187.865
2005 UAW-GM Quality 500 Elliott Sadler 193.216
2005 Coca-Cola 600 Ryan Newman 192.988
2004 UAW-GM Quality 500 Ryan Newman 188.877
2004 Coca-Cola 600 Jimmie Johnson 187.052
2003 UAW-GM Quality 500 Ryan Newman 186.657
2003 Coca-Cola 600 Ryan Newman 185.310
2002 UAW-GM Quality 500 Qualifying Not Held
2002 Coca-Cola 600 Jimmie Johnson 186.464
2001 UAW-GM Quality 500 Jimmy Spencer 185.147
2001 Coca-Cola 600 Ryan Newman 185.217
2000 UAW-GM Quality 500 Jeff Gordon 185.561
2000 Coca-Cola 600 Dale Earnhardt Jr. 186.034
1999 UAW-GM Quality 500 Bobby Labonte 185.682
1999 Coca-Cola 600 Bobby Labonte 185.230
1998 UAW-GM Quality 500 Derrike Cope 181.690
1998 Coca-Cola 600 Jeff Gordon 182.976
1997 UAW-GM Quality 500 Geoffrey Bodine 184.256
1997 Coca-Cola 600 Jeff Gordon 184.300
1996 UAW-GM Quality 500 Bobby Labonte 184.068
1996 Coca-Cola 600 Jeff Gordon 183.773
1995 UAW-GM Qual. 500 Ricky Rudd 180.578
1995 Coca-Cola 600 Jeff Gordon 183.861
1994 Mello Yello 500 Ward Burton 185.759
1994 Coca-Cola 600 Jeff Gordon 181.439
1993 Mello Yello 500 Jeff Gordon 177.684
1993 Coca-Cola 600 Ken Schrader 177.352
1992 Mello Yello 500 Alan Kulwicki 179.027
1992 Coca-Cola 600 Bill Elliott 175.479
1991 Mello Yello 500 Mark Martin 176.499
1991 Coca-Cola 600 Mark Martin 174.820
1990 Mello Yello 500 Brett Bodine 174.385
1990 Coca-Cola 600 Ken Schrader 173.963
1989 All Pro 500 Bill Elliott 174.081
1989 Coca-Cola 600 Alan Kulwicki 173.021
1988 Oakwood Homes 500 Alan Kulwicki 175.896
1988 Coca-Cola 600 Davey Allison 173.594
1987 Oakwood Homes 500 Bobby Allison 171.636
1987 Coca-Cola 600 Bill Elliott 170.901
1986 Oakwood Homes 500 Tim Richmond 167.078
1986 Coca-Cola 600 Geoffrey Bodine 164.511
1985 Miller High Life 500 Harry Gant 166.139
1985 Coca-Cola World 600 Bill Elliott 164.703
1984 Miller High Life 500 Benny Parsons 165.579
1984 World 600 Harry Gant 162.496
1983 Miller High Life 500 Tim Richmond 163.073
1983 World 600 Buddy Baker 162.841
1982 National 500 Harry Gant 164.694
1982 World 600 David Pearson 162.511
1981 National 500 Darrell Waltrip 162.744
1981 World 600 Neil Bonnett 158.115
1980 National 500 Buddy Baker 165.634
1980 World 600 Cale Yarborough 165.194
1979 NAPA National 500 Neil Bonnett 164.304
1979 World 600 Neil Bonnett 160.125
1978 National 400 David Pearson 161.355
1978 World 600 David Pearson 160.551
1977 NAPA National 500 David Pearson 161.223
1977 World 600 David Pearson 161.435
1976 National 500 David Pearson 161.223
1976 World 600 David Pearson 159.132
1975 National 500 David Pearson 161.701
1975 World 600 David Pearson 159.353
1974 National 500 David Pearson 158.749
1974 World 600 David Pearson 157.498
1973 National 500 David Pearson 158.315
1973 World 600 Buddy Baker 158.051
1972 National 500 David Pearson 158.539
1972 World 600 Bobby Allison 158.162
1971 National 500 Charlie Glotzbach 157.085
1971 World 600 Charlie Glotzbach 157.788
1970 National 500 Charlie Glotzbach 157.273
1970 World 600 Bobby Isaac 159.277
1969 National 500 Cale Yarborough 162.162
1969 World 600 Donnie Allison 159.296
1968 National 500 Fred Lorenzen 156.060
1968 World 600 Donnie Allison 159.223
1967 National 500 Cale Yarborough 154.872
1967 Charlotte World 600 Cale Yarborough 154.385
1966 National 500 Fred Lorenzen 150.533
1966 World 600 Richard Petty 148.637
1965 National 400 Fred Lorenzen 147.773
1965 World 600 Fred Lorenzen 145.268
1964 National 400 Richard Petty 150.711
1964 World 600 Jimmy Pardue 144.346
1963 National 400 Marvin Panch 143.017
1963 World 600 Junior Johnson 141.148
1962 National 400 Fireball Roberts 140.287
1962 World 600 Fireball Roberts 140.150
1961 National 400 David Pearson 138.577
1961 World 600 Richard Petty 131.611
1960 National 400 Fireball Roberts 133.465
1960 World 600 Fireball Roberts 133.904
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