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CONCORD, N. Basketball Shoe Clearance Australia .C. -- Carl Edwards captured the pole for the Sprint All-Star race at Charlotte Motor Speedway, paying tribute to the late Dick Trickle along the way. Edwards, the 2011 winner in the exhibition event, completed three laps and a four-tire pit stop Friday night in 1 minute, 51.297 seconds. Kurt Busch will start alongside Edwards on the front row Saturday night. Greg Biffle, Kyle Busch and Joe Logano round out the top five. Edwards had Trickles name written just above his window, a tribute to the 71-year-old former NASCAR driver who died Thursday of what authorities said was a self-inflicted gunshot wound in Boger City, N.C. Edwards said many of his crew members are from Wisconsin, where Trickle grew up and became a famous short-track driver. "We felt like we needed to do something to honour him," Edwards said. "I dont know that I deserved to have his name above my window." For the first time since 2000, NASCAR waived the pit-road speed limit, allowing drivers to enter and leave the pits at high rates of speed. "This was awesome," Edwards said. "I vote that we do this at every race track." Not all agreed. Judging the speed needed to stop in the pit stall threw off some drivers. Defending All-Star race champion Jimmie Johnson was among a handful of drivers who skidded past his pit stop when his breaks locked up. He was forced to back up, losing valuable time. "I didnt have the car under control in the breaking zone," said Johnson, wholl start 18th. Kevin Harvicks pit stop was even worse. He overshot his pit stall and didnt back up far enough before his crew jumped the wall and began working on a tire change with his car still slightly over the line. His time was disallowed and hell start at the back of the field Saturday night. Dale Earnhardt Jr. was in second place after 16 cars but a loose lug nut cost him a 5-second penalty and dropped him out of the top 10. Saturday nights All-Star race encompasses 90 laps, including four 20-lap segments leading up to a final 10-lap shootout for $1 million. NASCAR has installed new rules to discourage drivers from sandbagging. Last years champion Jimmie Johnson won the first segment and hung back in the pack for the other three segments knowing hed secured a top four starting spot in the final 10-lap shootout. That strategy worked well for Johnson, who jumped out to a big lead on the 10-lap shootout and cruised to an easy -- and uneventful -- victory. This years segment winners arent guaranteed a top four spot, and drivers will enter a mandatory pit stop prior to the 10-lap final segment based on their average finish in the first four segments. Kyle Busch called last years rules "stupid" and said he encouraged NASCAR to change them. "I think the rules are right this year," Busch said. "Last year, youre exactly right, you win a segment and you roll in the back. We all knew that and that was the strategy you have to play. Jimmie (Johnson) played it the best obviously. For this year, thats entirely out the window." Track owner Bruton Smith also added some incentive by offering an additional $1 million incentive if a driver can win all four segments and the 10-lap shootout, meaning its conceivable a driver could take home $2 million. Busch estimated the odds of a driver accomplishing that feat are about "300 to one." The top two finishers in the Sprint Showdown and the winner of the fan vote will fill out the 22-car field. Danica Patrick is among those hoping to drive her way into the field. There have been some rumblings from fans that NASCAR clarified its rule so that the fan vote winner doesnt have to finish on the lead lap of the Sprint Showdown to qualify for the All-Star race as a way to ensure Patrick gets in. "From my understanding that was a mistake on NASCARs part earlier in the week," Patrick said. "So, outside of that I have absolutely no idea what the rules are from the past or what theyre going to be or what theyve been. Its all new to me." Basketball Shoes Australia Sale . Oaklands loss to Seattle clinched the ALs best record for the Red Sox with one day to spare in the regular season. "I think everybody was kind of watching," catcher David Ross said. "Demp (Ryan Dempster) came out before he went to the bullpen and was just yelling that they lost. Basketball Shoes Australia Online . -- The plastic that was taped across the lockers in Oaklands clubhouse came down and the champagne that was on ice went back into the cooler. http://www.cheapbasketballshoesaustralia.com/ . It was just business as usual for the Thunder at home. Durant scored 32 points and the Thunder beat the Bulls 107-95 on Thursday night for their eighth straight win.Sir Ian Botham is backing Englands Adil Rashid to continue to torment Indias batsmen in the second Test, starting on Thursday, live on Sky Sports. The leg-spinner took seven-wickets in the opener in Rajkot and according to the England legend out bowled everyone including world No 1 Ravi Ashwin as India held out for a draw.Rashid has previously struggled to force his way into Englands Test side but Botham believes the 28-year-old has cemented his place in the team for the reminder of the five-match series. The Sky Sports commentator said: Everyone grows up and adapts to Test cricket and Adil is learning all the time and getting better with every match.He out-bowled everyone in the first Test and showed just what a good bowler he can be. England spinner Adil Rashid has heaped praise on spin coach Saqlain Mushtaq Botham feels the Yorkshire star has reaped the benefits of working closely with spin-bowling consultant Saqlain Mushtaq in the last six months. Six months half price Upgrade to Sky Sports to watch Man Utd v Arsenal on Saturday and get the first six months half price England confirmed on Monday that the former Pakistan off-spin bowler, who was originally due to leave after the first Test, will stay with England team until after the third Test in Mohali.The former England captain insists Saqlains contribution to Englands impressive performance in Rajkot - and particularly that of Rashid - cannot be underestimated. India vs England November 17, 2016, 3:30am Live on Get Sky Sports Get a Sky Sports pass Rashids confidence has blossomed during Saqlains two brief spells with the England side and Botham admits he would be very keen to see the bowling coach extend his stay withh Alastair Cooks side. Basketball Shoes Online Store Australia. I think he [Rashid] has benefited from Saqlains coaching enormously, explained Botham, who is tipping the leg-spinner at 3/1 with Sky Bet to be Englands top 1st innings wicket-taker at Visakhapatnam.Theyve got batting coaches, fielding coaches, bowling coaches but one of the most important coaches of all in these conditions in India is a spin bowling coach, and hes going home after the third Test. England rallied strongly in Rajkot after their Dhaka debacle so what can we expect in Vizag? Watch the second Test from 3.30am, Thursday, on Sky Sports 2. Botham, who also tipped England to repeat their series win of 2012/13 at 12/1 before the first Test, has seen the price cut to 7/1 by Sky Bet after their display in the series opener.India remain strong 8/13 favourites to edge ahead in the first-ever Test at Vizag but the Beefy is sticking with England at 11/4 to take a 1-0 lead.If England can win the toss theres no reason why they cant win the match, added the Sky Bet tipster.They showed everyone they can compete with India and outplayed them for long periods so Im sticking with England. Test Cricket: The Verdict November 17, 2016, 3:00pm Live on Get Sky Sports Get a Sky Sports pass Botham tipped Ben Stokes to be Englands top series run scorer and the Durham all-rounder responded with knocks of 128 and 29 not out in the first Test.He added: Alastair Cook and Joe Root are the obvious choices but Ben is great value for me, hes in great form as he showed in the first Test and is worth a punt at 13/2.Watch the second Test between India and England live on Sky Sports 2 from 3.30am on Thursday or follow over-by-over commentary, including in-play video clips of all the key moments, on our live blog across selected digital platforms. Also See: England consider options Live cricket on Sky Rising to the challenge Cricket videos ' ' '

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