Ricky Stenhouse Jr. wins the pole for the Virginia 529 College Savings 250 at Richmond International Raceway in Richmond, Virginia on September 7, 2012. (Getty Images For NASCAR)

A week after winning at Atlanta Motor Speedway, Ricky Stenhouse, Jr. is still on top. This time Stenhouse captured the Coors Light Pole Award for the  Virginia 529 College Savings
250 at Richmond International Raceway. Stenhouse won the pole with lap of of 21.983 seconds, 122.822 mph. This is his first pole at RIR, but his fourth of the 2012 NASCAR Nationwide Series season. The highlight of qualifying was Travis Pastrana, who captured his first career NASCAR Nationwide Series top-five start.

Coverage for the Virginia 529 College Savings 250 from Richmond International Raceway begins with the NASCAR Countdown at 7pm EST on ESPN.

Starting Line-Up:

1. Ricky Stenhouse Jr.
2. Austin Dillon
3. Kevin Harvick
4. Sam Hornish Jr.(ESPN In-Race Reporter)
5. Travis Pastrana
6. Denny Hamlin
7. Brian Scott
8. Johanna Long
9. Mike Bliss
10. Justin Allgaier
11. Ty Dillon
12. Elliott Sadler
13. Michael Annett
14. Joe Nemechek
15. James Buescher
16. Chase Miller
17. Kurt Busch
18. Jeff Green
19. Cole Whitt
20. Darrell Wallace Jr.
21. Jason Bowles
22. Jeremy Clements
23. Brad Sweet
24. Danica Patrick
25. J.J. Yeley
26. Paulie Harraka
27. Ryan Blaney
28. Erik Darnell
29. Josh Wise
30. Tayler Malsam
31. Mike Wallace
32. Timmy Hill
33. Ryan Truex
34. Tanner Berryhill
35. Kevin Lepage
36. Matt Carter
37. Scott Riggs
38. Carl Long
39. Robert Richardson Jr.
40. Dexter Stacey
41. Eric McClure
42. Derek White
43. Blake Koch
Who did not make it:
Joey Gase
David Starr
Morgan Shepherd
Mike Harmon

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