Elliott Sadler won the pole for the NASCAR Nationwide Series Annual Pioneer Hi-Bred 250 with a lap of 23.523 seconds, 133.911 mph. This is his 13th pole in 174 NASCAR Nationwide Series races. This is his second pole and 10th top-10 start in 2012. This is his second pole in three races at Iowa Speedway.
Sam Hornish Jr. will start from second, Ricky Stenhouse Jr. third and roundig out the top five Michael McDowell and Justin Allgaier.
Austin Dillon (sixth) was the fastest qualifying rookie. Danica Patrick will start ninth.
The race is scheduled for 2 PM ET on Sunday.