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Rain washes out qualifying so Edwards get pole at Talladega as field is set by practice speeds

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    Pit crew members push the car of driver Juan Pablo Montoya into the Grand National Garage at Talladega Superspeedway in Talladega, Ala., Saturday, May 4, 2013. Rain threatens Saturday's qualifying for Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup seires Aaron's 499 auto race. (AP Photo/Rainier Ehrhardt) (The Associated Press)

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    Pit road is virtually empty except for wandering photographers looking for rain features at Talladega Superspeedway in Talladega, Ala., Saturday, May 4, 2013. Rain threatens Saturday's qualifying for Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup seires Aaron's 499 auto race. (AP Photo/Butch Dill) (The Associated Press)

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    Water rolls off the car cover of the car of NASCAR Sprint Cup series driver Marcos Ambrose at Talladega Superspeedway in Talladega, Ala., Saturday, May 4, 2013. Rain threatens Saturday's qualifying for Sunday's Aaron's 499 auto race. (AP Photo/Rainier Ehrhardt) (The Associated Press)

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    Rain showers are dampening the activities at Talladega Superspeedway in Talladega, Ala., Saturday, May 4, 2013. Rain threatens Saturday's qualifying for Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup series Aaron's 499 auto race. (AP Photo/Butch Dill) (The Associated Press)

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    Rain dampens the activity outside the Grand National Garage at Talladega Superspeedway in Talladega, Ala., Saturday, May 4, 2013. Rain threatens Saturday's qualifying for Sunday's Aaron's 499 auto race. (AP Photo/Rainier Ehrhardt) (The Associated Press)

Rain has washed out qualifying for Sunday's race at Talladega Superspeedway.

The field was set based on practice times from Friday's first session, and Carl Edwards was fastest to earn the pole in his Roush Fenway Racing Ford.

Martin Truex Jr. will start second, followed by Marcos Ambrose and Joey Logano. Ryan Newman will start and Matt Kenseth sixth.

Denny Hamlin will be seventh in his first race since missing four with a compression fracture in a vertebra in his lower back. He's planning to start the race but get out of his car at some point and let Brian Vickers take over for him.

Hendrick Motorsports drivers Jimmie Johnson, Jeff Gordon and Kasey Kahne round out the top 10.