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Jamie McMurray wins qualifying

Updated: April 3, 2011, 7:56 AM ET
Associated Press

MARTINSVILLE, Va. -- Jamie McMurray took a step toward jump-starting his season Saturday by winning the pole at Martinsville Speedway.

McMurray turned a lap of 96.509 mph in his Chevrolet to earn the top starting spot for Sunday's race. He came to Martinsville ranked 28th in the Sprint Cup Series standings and with a season-best finish of 18th in the opener at Daytona.

"This is really big for our team," said McMurray. "We've had some really good cars, and for the most part, the short ...

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