Texas Motor Speedway Pole Winners
NASCAR Cup Series

Year Race Driver Qualifying Speed
2020 O’Reilly Auto Parts 500 Qualifying Not Held
2019 AAA Texas 500 Kevin Harvick 189.707
2019 O’Reilly Auto Parts 500 Jimmie Johnson 188.890
2018 AAA Texas 500 Ryan Blaney 200.505
2018 O’Reilly Auto Parts 500 Kurt Busch 197.368
2017 AAA Texas 500 Kurt Busch 200.915
2017 O’Reilly Auto Parts 500 Kevin Harvick 198.405
2016 AAA Texas 500 Austin Dillon 192.301
2016 Duck Commander 500 Carl Edwards 194.609
2015 AAA Texas 500 Brad Keselowski 196.929
2015 Duck Commander 500 Kurt Busch 193.847
2014 AAA Texas 500 Matt Kenseth 199.299
2014 Duck Commander 500 Tony Stewart 195.454
2013 AAA Texas 500 Carl Edwards 196.114
2013 NRA 500 Kyle Busch 196.299
2012 AAA Texas 500 Jimmie Johnson 191.076
2012 Samsung Mobile 500 Martin Truex Jr. 190.369
2011 AAA Texas 500 Greg Biffle 193.736
2011 Samsung Mobile 500 David Ragan 189.820
2010 AAA Texas 500 Elliott Sadler 195.397
2010 Samsung Mobile 500 Tony Stewart 191.327
2009 Dickies 500 Jeff Gordon 191.117
2009 Samsung 500 David Reutimann 190.517
2008 Dickies 500 Jeff Gordon 188.469
2008 Samsung 500 Dale Earnhardt Jr. 190.907
2007 Dickies 500 Martin Truex Jr. 193.105
2007 Samsung 500  – Qualifying Not Held
2006 Dickies 500 Brian Vickers 196.235
2006 Samsung/Radio-Shack 500 Kasey Kahne 190.315
2005 Dickies 500 Ryan Newman 192.947
2005 Samsung/RadioShack 500 Ryan Newman 192.582
2004 Samsung/Radio Shack 500 Bobby Labonte 193.903
2003 Samsung/Radio Shack 500 Bobby Labonte 193.514
2002 Samsung – RadioShack 500 Bill Elliott 194.224
2001 Harrah’s 500 Dale Earnhardt Jr. 190.678
2000 DirecTV 500 Terry Labonte 192.137
1999 Primestar 500 Kenny Irwin 190.154
1998 Texas 500 Jeremy Mayfield 185.906
1997 Interstate Batteries 500  – Qualifying Not Held