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Talladega qualifying: Hendrick drivers in top 10

TALLADEGA, Ala. (April 24, 2010)—All four Hendrick Motorsports drivers will line up in the top 10 for Sunday’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series event at Talladega Superspeedway after Saturday’s qualifying session was canceled for severe weather.

The starting lineup is dictated by the owner standings, and for the first time in Hendrick Motorsports’ history, all four drivers rank inside the top 10.

Jimmie Johnson, driver of the No. 48 Lowe’s Chevrolet, will line up first, followed by Jeff Gordon, driver of the No. 24 DuPont Chevrolet, in fifth. Dale Earnhardt Jr., driver of the No. 88 National Guard/AMP Energy Chevrolet, will roll off the grid seventh, and Mark Martin, driver of the No. 5 GoDaddy.com Chevrolet, will follow in 10th.

The race will be televised Sunday at 1 p.m. ET on FOX.

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