Bristol Motor Speedway Nationwide Starting Lineup: Kyle Busch Nabs Pole; JGR Teammate Joey Logano Fills Front Row

August 26, 2011 No Comments

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Kyle Busch will start on the pole for tonight’s Nationwide race at Bristol Motor Speedway after turning a lap of 15.979 seconds. Busch was the only driver to crack the 16 second mark to win his 23rd pole, tying rival Kevin Harvick, Jeff Green and Sam Ard for fourth on the all-time series poles list.

Busch’s JGR teammate Joey Logano ran an even 16.000 second lap time to earn a front-row starting spot. Elliott Sadler, who sits second in the points standings only eight points behind Ricky Stenhouse Jr., qualified third with Kenny Wallace and Jason Leffler rounding out the top five.

Stenhouse Jr. qualified 10th with Reed Sorenson (-9 points back in third) starting in the 18th spot.

Six drivers failed to qualify: Johnny Chapman, J.J. Yeley, John Jackson, T.J. Bell, Jennifer Jo Cobb, Carl Long

Here is the starting lineup for Friday night’s Food City 250 at Bristol Motor Speedway:
1. Kyle Busch
2. Joey Logano
3. Elliott Sadler
4. Kenny Wallace
5. Jason Leffler
6. Carl Edwards
7. Trevor Bayne
8. Justin Allgaier
9. Clint Bowyer
10. Ricky Stenhouse Jr.
11. Brian Scott
12. Parker Kligerman
13. David Stremme
14. David Reutimann
15. Steve Wallace
16. Aric Almirola
17. Kasey Kahne
18. Reed Sorenson
19. Josh Wise
20. Mike Bliss
21. Michael Annett
22. Joe Nemechek
23. Scott Riggs
24. David Starr
25. Jeremy Clements
26. Benny Gordon
27. Mark Green
28. Tim Andrews
29. Chase Miller
30. Timmy Hill
31. Matt Carter
32. Dennis Setzer
33. Derrike Cope
34. Kevin Conway
35. Brian Keselowski
36. Eric McClure
37. Scott Wimmer
38. Morgan Shepherd
39. Mike Wallace
40. Blake Koch
41. Fain Skinner
42. Kevin Lepage
43. Jeff Green

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