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Kyle Busch Takes Pole for Wednesday’s UNOH 200 at Bristol Motor Speedway

August 20th, 2014 at 7:28 PM
By Clayton Caldwell

Kyle Busch won the pole for Wednesday's NASCAR Camping World Truck Series UNOH 200 at Bristol Motor Speedway. It's Busch's 16th career NASCAR Camping World Truck Series pole and the fourth of his 2014 season. Busch took the pole at a speed of 124.668 mph. Youngster Cole Custer will roll off second.

Veteran Ron Hornaday Jr is starting in the third position with Brad Keselowski starting in the fourth spot. Starting in the fifth position is Gray Gaulding with German Quiroga starting in the sixth position. Starting in the seventh position is Johnny Sauter wth Darrell Wallace Jr starting eighth. Ben Rhodes will start in the ninth position with Brandon Jones starting in the tenth position. Matt Crafton will start in the 11th spot with Ben Kennedy starting in the 12th position.

Those 12 drivers advanced to the final round of the two round qualifying session at Bristol Motor Speedway. Positions 13-36 were decided in session one where Brad Keselowski was fastest.

Starting in the 13th position is John Hunter Nemechek with Ryan Blaney starting 14th. Jeb Burton will roll off from the 15th spot with Caleb Holmann starting in the 16th position. Starting in the 17th spot is Max Gresham with Brennan Newberry starting in the 18th spot. Starting in the 19th position is Joey Coulter and Timothy Peters qualified in the 20th spot. The #17 made adjustments after qualifying to try and help a poor handling truck. That is against the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series rules and the team will be forced to go to the rear of the field for the start of the race.

Other notables in the field include Corey LaJoie in 21st, with John Wes Townley in 23rd. ARCA Racing Series standout Justin Boston will be starting 27th. Boston is driving for his ARCA team Venturini Motorsports in the race and is making his NASCAR Camping World Truck Series debut.

There were 37 trucks for 36 spots for UNOH 200 meaning one truck went home. That driver was Michael Affrarano who was attempting to make his second career NASCAR Camping World Truck Series start, He spun and hit the wall in qualifying, resulting in a DNQ. The #0 truck of Ryan Ellis withdrew after being on the original entry list.

The UNOH 200 at Bristol Motor Speedway will start at 8:46 p.m. ET on Wednesday night and can be seen on Fox Sports 1.

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