Ambrose holds off Edwards for pole
MONTREAL -- When it rained yet again at Circuit Gilles Villenueve, Marcos Ambrose was in the driver's seat.
The hard-charging Ambrose, who grew up in rainy Tasmania, turned a fast lap of 80.905 mph over the rainswept 2.7-mile street course on Saturday to capture the Nationwide series pole. He easily beat Carl Edwards, whose best lap was 80.116 mph but more than a second slower as dusk was beginning to fall.
"It's better to be lucky than good," Ambrose said. "It worked out perfectly. ...
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