Kyle Busch turned in a near-perfect three-lap qualifying run (including a pit stop) to win the pole Friday night for Saturday night's Sprint All-Star Race at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Busch had a speed of 136.006 miles per hour. Following were Ryan Newman and Denny Hamlin. A FULL REPORT TO FOLLOW.

Mike Hembree is NASCAR Editor for SPEED.com and has been covering motorsports for 30 years. He is a six-time winner of the National Motorsports Press Association Writer of the Year Award.