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Ty Dillon Earns First Career NASCAR Nationwide Series Pole at Las Vegas

March 8th, 2014 at 3:22 PM
By Mark Eddinger

Ty Dillon won the pole position for today's Boyd Gaming 300 NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway in the No. 3 Richard Childress Racing Chevrolet. It is the first pole of Dillon's Nationwide Series career in his 15th start.

'IMG_4967' photo (c) 2012, Parker Anderson - license: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nd/2.0/

Dillon earned the pole through three group qualifying sessions. In the final 12-driver session he turned a lap of 29.625 seconds and 182.278 mph. Brad Keselowski will start from second with Dale Earnhardt Jr in third. Qualifying fourth was Kyle Larson with Brian Scott fifth, Matt Kenseth sixth, Kyle Busch seventh, Dylan Kwasniewski eighth, Chase Elliott ninth, and Regan Smith tenth. Also in the third round were Matt Crafton in 11th and Chris Buescher in 12th.

Starting positions 13 to 24 were determined in round two after these drivers advanced out of round one. Elliott Sadler will start from 13th, James Buescher 14th, Ryan Reed 15th, Brendan Gaughan 16th, Trevor Bayne 17th, Blake Koch 18th, David Ragan 19th, Mike Bliss 20th, Dakoda Armstrong 21st, Ryan Sieg 22nd, Josh Wise 23rd, and Landon Cassill 24th.

All 40 cars at the track made the field. The Boyd Gaming 300 can be seen at 4 p.m. ET today on ESPN2.

Tags: Brad Keselowski, Brian Scott, Chase Elliott, Dale Earnhardt Jr, Dylan Kwasniewski, Kyle Busch, Kyle Larson, Las Vegas Motor Speedway, Motorsports, NASCAR, NASCAR Nationwide Series, Regan Smith, Richard Childress Racing, Ty Dillon

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