Johnson Wins First Pole Of The Year At Charlotte
Brad Keselowski will start alongside Johnson on the front row Sunday night in the longest Sprint Cup race of the year. It's the seventh time this season Keselowski will start on the front row.
Kasey Kahne was third, followed by Danica Patrick and Clint Bowyer.
Johnson, winless this season, has won the race three times.
Sprint Cup points leader Jeff Gordon's struggles in practice runs carried over to qualifying. He will start 27th -- one spot behind last week's All-Star race winner, Jamie McMurray.
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