Kyle Busch wins the Coors Light Pole for today’s NASCAR Nationwide race.

BoaOpx2IcAAGTCaSaturday morning at Charlotte Motor Speedway, Kyle Busch, with a qualifying lap speed of 183.094 m.p.h., captured the 2014 NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) Coors Light Pole Award for this afternoon’s HISTORY 300.

This was Busch’s series pole of the season, second his series record-extended thirty-eighth career pole and his second series pole at Charlotte Motor Speedway.

Starting on the outside pole to start second with a qualifying lap speed of 182.655 m.p.h., will be Brad Keselowski, followed by Kyle Larson (182.199 m.p.h) starting third, series Sunoco Rookie of the Year (ROTY) candidate, Dylan Kwasniewski (181.788) fourth and Kevin Harvick (181.543) starts fifth.

Rounding out the top-ten starting positions will be Brian Scott (180.898 m.p.h.) starting sixth, Matt Kenseth (180.349) seventh, Regan Smith (179.910) eighth, ROTY candidate Chase Elliott (179.892) ninth and Elliott Sadler (179.700) claiming tenth.

With only 40 drivers attempting to fill the 40-car field, there was no one failing to make the starting lineup.

The 33rd annual HISTORY 300 is set to get started around 3:00 p.m. (ET) this afternoon, and ESPN on ABC will provide teleivsion coverage beginning with their 2:30 p.m. (ET) NASCAR Countdown pre-race show.

History 300 Qualifying Results
Pos. Car # Driver Best Speed Best Time
1 54 Kyle Busch(i) 183.094 29.493
2 22 Brad Keselowski(i) 182.655 29.564
3 42 Kyle Larson(i) 182.199 29.638
4 31 Dylan Kwasniewski 181.788 29.705
5 5 Kevin Harvick(i) 181.543 29.745
6 2 Brian Scott 180.898 29.851
7 20 Matt Kenseth(i) 180.349 29.942
8 7 Regan Smith 179.910 30.015
9 9 Chase Elliott# 179.892 30.018
10 11 Elliot Sadler 179.700 30.050
11 3 Ty Dillon# 179.015 30.165
12 98 Jeb Burton (i) 177.983 30.340
Eliminated Round 2
13 60 Chris Buescher 179.134 30.145
14 01 Landon Cassill 179.045 30.160
15 99 James Buescher 178.761 30.208
16 6 Trevor Bayne 178.678 30.222
17 84 Chad Boat 178.389 30.271
18 19 Mike Bliss 178.341 30.279
19 55 Ross Chastain(i) 178.271 30.291
20 62 Brendan Gaughan 178.083 30.323
21 28 J.J. Yeley 176.615 30.575
22 44 David Starr 176.079 30.668
23 16 Ryan Reed 175.936 30.693
24 80 Johnny Sauter (i) 175.707 30.733
Eliminated Round 1
25 40 Josh Wise(i) 175.810 30.715
26 25 John Wes Townley(i) 175.753 30.725
27 43 Dakoda Armstrong# 175.593 30.753
28 39 Ryan Sieg 175.501 30.769
29 4 Jeffrey Earnhardt 175.256 30.812
30 86 Kyle Fowler 174.797 30.893
31 51 Jeremy Clements 173.919 31.049
32 76 Tommy Joe Martins # 173.829 31.065
33 23 Carlos Contreras 173.338 31.153
34 14 Eric McClure 173.193 31.179
35 74 Kevin Lepage 172.381 31.326
36 70 Derrike Cope 172.315 31.338
37 24 Harrison Rhodes 171.532 31.481
38 52 Joey Gase 169.231 31.909
39 87 Chris Cockrum(i) 164.966 32.734
40 17 Tanner Berryhill # No Time Set

(i) Ineligible for Driver Points in this Series, # – Rookie

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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