Dover International Speedway Pole Winners
NASCAR Cup Series

Year Race Driver Qualifying Speed
2019 Drydene 400 Denny Hamlin 166.984
2019 Gander RV 400 Chase Elliott 165.960
2018 Gander Outdoors 400 Qualifying Not Held
2018 AAA 400 Drive For Autism Kyle Larson 158.103
2017 Apache Warrior 400 Martin Truex Jr. 160.664
2017 AAA 400 Drive For Autism Kyle Busch 158.653
2016 Citizen Soldier 400 Qualifying Not Held
2016 AAA 400 Drive For Autism Qualifying Not Held
2015 AAA 400 Qualifying Not Held
2015 FedEx 400 Benefiting Autism Speaks Denny Hamlin 160.121
2014 AAA 400 Kevin Harvick 162.933
2014 FedEx 400 Benefiting Autism Speaks Brad Keselowski 164.444
2013 AAA 400 Dale Earnhardt Jr. 161.849
2013 FedEx 400 Benefiting Autism Speaks Denny Hamlin 157.978
2012 AAA 400 Denny Hamlin 159.299
2012 FedEx 400 Benefiting Autism Speaks Mark Martin 158.297
2011 AAA 400 Martin Truex Jr. 159.004
2011 FedEx 400 benefiting Autism Speaks Qualifying Not Held
2010 AAA 400 Jimmie Johnson 155.736
2010 Autism Speaks 400 Martin Truex Jr. 157.315
2009 AAA 400 Jimmie Johnson 157.356
2009 Autism Speaks 400 David Reutimann 156.794
2008 Camping World RV 400 Jeff Gordon 157.061
2008 Best Buy 400 Greg Biffle 155.219
2007 Dodge Dealers 400 Jimmie Johnson 154.765
2007 Autism Speaks 400 Ryan Newman 152.925
2006 Dover 400 Jeff Gordon 156.162
2006 Neighborhood Excellence 400 Ryan Newman 154.633
2005 MBNA 400 Ryan Newman 158.103
2005 MBNA Racepoints 400 Qualifying Not Held
2004 MBNA America 400 Jeremy Mayfield 159.405
2004 MBNA 400 “A Salute to Heroes” Jeremy Mayfield 161.522
2003 MBNA America 400 Qualifying Not Held
2003 MBNA Armed Forces Family 400 Ryan Newman 158.716
2002 MBNA All-American Heroes 400 Rusty Wallace 156.822
2002 MBNA Platinum 400 Matt Kenseth 154.939
2001 Dover Downs 400 Dale Jarrett 154.919
2001 Dover Downs 400 Qualifying Not Held
2000 MBNA.com 400 Jeremy Mayfield 159.872
2000 MBNA Platinum 400 Rusty Wallace 157.411
1999 MBNA Gold 400 Rusty Wallace 159.964
1999 MBNA Platinum 400 Bobby Labonte 123.486
1998 MBNA Gold 400 Mark Martin 155.966
1998 MBNA Platinum 400 Rusty Wallace 155.898
1997 MBNA 400 Mark Martin 152.033
1997 Miller 500 Bobby Labonte 152.788
1996 MBNA 500 Bobby Labonte 155.086
1996 Miller 500 Jeff Gordon 154.785
1995 MBNA 500 Rick Mast 153.446
1995 Miller Genuine Draft 500 Jeff Gordon 153.669
1994 SplitFire 500 Geoffrey Bodine 152.84
1994 Budweiser 500 Ernie Irvan 151.956
1993 SplitFire 500 Rusty Wallace 151.564
1993 Budweiser 500 Ernie Irvan 151.541
1992 Peak 500 Alan Kulwicki 145.267
1992 Budweiser 500 Brett Bodine 147.408
1991 Peak 500 Alan Kulwicki 146.825
1991 Budweiser 500 Michael Waltrip 143.392
1990 Peak 500 Bill Elliott 144.928
1990 Budweiser 500 Dick Trickle 145.814
1989 Peak 500 Davey Allison 146.169
1989 Budweiser 500 Mark Martin 144.387
1988 Delaware 500 Mark Martin 148.075
1988 Budweiser 500 Alan Kulwicki 146.681
1987 Delaware 500 Alan Kulwicki 145.826
1987 Budweiser 500 Bill Elliott 145.056
1986 Delaware 500 Geoffrey Bodine 146.205
1986 Budweiser 500 Ricky Rudd 138.217
1985 Delaware 500 Bill Elliott 141.543
1985 Budweiser 500 Terry Labonte 138.106
1984 Delaware 500 Qualifying Not Held
1984 Budweiser 500 Ricky Rudd 140.807
1983 Budweiser 500 Terry Labonte 139.573
1983 Mason-Dixon 500 Joe Ruttman 139.616
1982 CRC Chemicals 500 Ricky Rudd 139.384
1982 Mason-Dixon 500 Darrell Waltrip 139.308
1981 CRC Chemicals 500 Ricky Rudd 136.757
1981 Mason-Dixon 500 David Pearson 138.425
1980 Mason-Dixon 500 Cale Yarborough 138.814
1979 CRC Chemicals 500 Dale Earnhardt 135.726
1979 Mason-Dixon 500 Darrell Waltrip 136.103
1978 Delaware 500 J.D. McDuffie 135.48
1978 Mason-Dixon 500 Buddy Baker 135.452
1977 Delaware 500 Neil Bonnett 134.233
1977 Mason-Dixon 500 Richard Petty 136.033
1976 Delaware 500 Cale Yarborough 133.377
1976 Mason-Dixon 500 Dave Marcis 136.013
1975 Delaware 500 Dave Marcis 133.953
1975 Mason-Dixon 500 David Pearson 136.612
1974 Delaware 500 Buddy Baker 133.64
1974 Mason-Dixon 500 David Pearson 134.403
1973 Delaware 500 David Pearson 124.649
1973 Mason-Dixon 500 David Pearson 133.111
1972 Delaware 500 Bobby Allison 133.323
1972 Mason-Dixon 500 Bobby Isaac 130.809
1971 Delaware 500 Bobby Allison 132.811
1971 Mason-Dixon 500 Richard Petty 129.486
1970 Mason-Dixon 300 Bobby Isaac 129.538
1969 Mason-Dixon 300 David Pearson 130.431
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