Denny Hamlin won the Coors Light Pole Award for the 17th Annual Auto Club 400 with a lap of 38.410 seconds, 187.451 mph.
This is the No. 11 Toyota drivers' 13th pole in 264 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races. It is his first pole and fourth top-10 start in 2013. This is Hamlin's third pole in 13 races at Auto Club Speedway. Hamlin won the pole for last year's Auto Club Speedway event.