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Sadler, Newman break previous track record

Updated: October 13, 2005, 10:30 PM ET
Associated Press

CONCORD, N.C. -- Elliott Sadler set a track record in winning the pole Thursday night at Lowe's Motor Speedway in a qualifying session that placed six drivers in the Chase for the championship in the top 10.

Sadler, who is not eligible to race for the Nextel Cup title, posted a lap at 193.216 mph to break the track record of 192.988 mph set by Ryan Newman in May.

"My whole body is shaking right now," Sadler said. "This is such a fast track. It was very nerve-racking, but ...

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