Riding with … Dave Blaney
Saturday: Qualifying for today’s Aaron’s 499 was rained out. Qualifying spots were determined by practice speeds, with Carl Edwards winning the pole and Dave Blaney set to start 40th at Talladega Superspeedway.
Season to date: Blaney, a Hartford native, is 29th in the Sprint Cup standings (145 points). He trails leader Jimmie Johnson (343) by 198.
Today: The Aaron’s 499 is set to begin at 2 p.m. on FOX.
Staff report/Associated Press