Johnson, Kahne win qualifiers; Waltrip gets help

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Kasey Kahne has won the second
Daytona 500 qualifying race, holding off Tony Stewart to prevent
Chevrolets from sweeping the first two rows of NASCAR's version of
the Super Bowl.

Kahne will line up his Ford in the second row of Sunday's race
next to Jimmie Johnson, winner of the first qualifying race. Kahne
had to beat Tony Stewart to the finish line of Thursday's race to
spoil the Chevy party.

Michael Waltrip, meanwhile, nervously cheered on Scott Speed
from inside a television booth. The two-time Daytona 500 winner
wrecked in the first qualifier, and he could not get into the race
unless Speed or Bobby Labonte earned one of the two "transfer"