SPARTA, Ky. — Kyle Busch will lead the field to the green flag in tonight’s race in the Bluegrass State.
The driver of the No. 18 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota earned the pole for the Alsco 300 at Kentucky Speedway with a new track record time of 28.828 and a speed of 187.318 mph. It’s his 52nd career pole in 320 career starts in the XFINITY Series, first at Kentucky, fourth of the season and his ninth top-10 start of the season.
Daniel Suárez will start second in his No. 19 JGR Toyota after posting a time of 28.831 and a speed of 187.298 mph. It’s his 16th top-10 start of the season and third in three starts at Kentucky. Erik Jones will start third in his No. 20 JGR Toyota after posting a time of 28.967 and a speed of 186.419 mph. It’s his 16th top-10 start of the season and third at Kentucky. Austin Dillon will start fourth in his No. 2 Richard Childress Racing Chevrolet after posting a time of 29.085 and a speed of 185.663 mph. Elliott Sadler rounded out the top-10 in his No. 2 Richard Childress Racing Chevrolet after posting a time of 29.100 and a speed of 185.567 mph.
Ryan Blaney will start sixth in his No. 12 Team Penske Ford. Ryan Reed will start seventh in his No. 16 Roush Fenway Racing Ford. Cole Custer will start eighth in his No. 88 JR Motorsports Chevrolet. Blake Koch will start ninth in his No. 11 Kaulig Racing Chevrolet. Brad Keselowski will round out the top-10 in his No. 22 Team Penske Ford.
Darrell Wallace Jr. will start 11th in his No. 6 RFR Ford. Ryan Sieg will round out the 12 drivers that made the final round of qualifying in his No. 39 RSS Racing Chevrolet.
No cars were sent home.
Twenty-four Chevrolet’s, one Dodge, seven Ford’s and eight Toyota’s will comprise the field of 40 cars in Friday’s race.N1616_STARTROW