Oct 5, 2013; Kansas City, KS, USA; NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Jeff Gordon (24) sits in his car during practice for the Hollywood Casino 400 at Kansas Speedway. Mandatory Credit: Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports

NASCAR Charlotte 2013 qualifying results: Jeff Gordon wins pole

There are only a handful of races left in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, and the action continues this weekend at Charlotte Motor Speedway with the Bank of America 500. After qualifying for the big race, Jeff Gordon came away with the fastest time and earned the pole.

Sprint Cup leader Matt Kenseth had a modest qualifying time and will begin in 20th place, while the man right behind him, Jimmie Johnson, gets the early advantage at the No. 4 spot.

Kenseth and Johnson appear to be locked in a two man race, so this weekend’s race could go a long way in determining who will take home the cup.

Here are the full qualifying results for this weekend’s race in Charlotte:

1) Jeff Gordon

2) Kevin Harvick

3) Greg Biffle

4) Jimmie Johnson

5) Kasey Kahne

6) Dale Earnhardt Jr.

7) Ryan Newman

8) Juan Pablo Montoya

9) Kyle Busch

10) Kurt Busch

11) Aric Almirola

12) Joey Logano

13) Paul Menard

14) Clint Bowyer

15) Carl Edwards

16) Ricky Stenhouse Jr.

17) Martin Truex Jr.

18) Denny Hamlin

19) Brian Scott

20) Matt Kenseth

21) Kyle Larson

22) Mark Martin

23) Brad Keselowski

24) Bobby Labonte

25) Jamie McMurray

26) Jeff Burton

27) Brian Vickers

28) Casey Mears

29) Marcos Ambrose

30) David Ragan

31) Cole Whitt

32) Landon Cassill

33) Josh Wise

34) David Gilliland

35) Danica Patrick

36) David Reutimann

37) Michael McDowell

38) Joe Nemechek

39) Dave Blaney

40) Timmy Hill

41) Travis Kvapil

42) JJ Yeley

43) Blake Koch

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