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Denny Hamlin on Pole for Camping World Truck Series Race at Martinsville Speedway

October 25th, 2013 at 8:41 PM
By Mark Eddinger

Denny Hamlin made it a clean sweep on Friday by following up his NASCAR Sprint Cup Series pole by also winning the Camping World Truck Series pole at Martinsville Speedway. Hamlin is driving the No. 51 Toyota for Kyle Busch Motorsports with sponsorship from the Jordan Brand.

It is his first career Truck Series pole in his 16th start. He won the pole with a speed of 96.489 mph and time of 19.625 seconds.

Starting from second in Saturday's race will be Johnny Sauter.  Darrell Wallace Jr will start third and Ron Hornaday Jr fourth. Ty Dillon will start fifth, German Quiroga sixth, James Buescher seventh, Ross Chastain eighth, Jeb Burton ninth, and Timothy Peters tenth.

Other notables in the starting grid are Chase Elliott in 12th, points leader Matt Crafton 13th, Ben Kennedy 14th and Brendan Gaughan 15th. Daniel Hemric will make his Truck Series debut from the 16th position driving the No. 6 Toyota for Sharp-Gallaher Racing. Miguel Paludo will start 20th, Kevin Harvick 21st in a third NTS Motorsports truck, Joey Coulter 22nd, Ryan Blaney 24th, and Dakoda Armstrong 29th. John Hunter Nemechek will make his Truck Series debut from the 30th position.

Two drivers did not make the race. They were Spencer Gallagher and Jennifer Jo Cobb.

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Tags: Camping World Truck Series, Chase Elliott, Denny Hamlin, John Hunter Nemechek, Kevin Harvick, Kyle Busch Motorsports, Matt Crafton, Motorsports, NASCAR, Ty Dillon

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