Trevor Bayne edges Brad Keselowski for Iowa Nationwide pole

BuER_NPIEAASHrKEarly Friday evening at Iowa Speedway, Trevor Bayne, with a qualifying lap speed of 133.713mph, captured the NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) pole for this evening’s U.S. Cellular 250.

This was Bayne’s first series pole of the 2014 season, his seventh series career pole and his second series pole at Iowa Speedway.

Starting on the outside pole to start second with a qualifying lap speed of 133.605mph, will be Brad Keselowski; followed by Regan Smith (133.407mph) starting third, Brian Scott (133.362) fourth and Michael McDowell (132.990) starts fifth.

Series Rookie of the Year (ROTY) contender, Chase Elliott (132.939mph) claimed the sixth starting spot, while Sam Hornish, Jr. (132.487) starts seventh, Elliott Sadler (132.103) eighth, ROTY contender Chris Buescher (131.590) ninth and Josh Berry (131.043) will start from tenth.

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

The 6th annual U.S. Cellular 250 is slated to get started around 8:20 p.m. (ET) this evening, and ESPN will begin their television coverage at 7:30 p.m. (ET) with their NASCAR Countdown pre-race show.

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U.S. Cellular 250 Qualifying Results
Pos. Car # Driver Best Speed Best Time Gap
1 6 Trevor Bayne 133.713 23.558 Leader
2 22 Joey Logano(i) 133.605 23.577 -0.019
3 7 Regan Smith 133.407 23.612 -0.035
4 2 Brian Scott 133.362 23.620 -0.008
5 20 Michael McDowell(i) 132.990 23.686 -0.066
6 9 Chase Elliott # 132.939 23.695 -0.009
7 54 Sam Hornish Jr 132.487 23.776 -0.081
8 11 Elliot Sadler 132.103 23.845 -0.069
9 60 Chris Buescher # 131.590 23.938 -0.093
10 5 Josh Berry 131.043 24.038 -0.100
11 16 Ryan Reed # 130.885 24.067 -0.029
12 31 Chase Pistone(i) 130.500 24.138 -0.071
Eliminated From Round 1
13 62 Brendan Gaughan 132.292 23.811 0.327
14 42 Dylan Kwasniewski # 132.236 23.821 -0.010
15 3 Ty Dillon # 131.656 23.926 -0.105
16 01 Landon Cassill 131.557 23.944 -0.018
17 43 Dakoda Armstrong # 131.250 24.000 -0.056
18 99 James Buescher 131.179 24.013 -0.013
19 29 Kenny Wallace 131.168 24.015 -0.002
20 39 Ryan Sieg # 130.776 24.087 -0.072
21 19 Mike Bliss 130.559 24.127 -0.040
22 93 Kevin Swindell 130.527 24.133 -0.006
23 84 Chad Boat # 130.489 24.140 -0.007
24 44 Hal Martin 130.478 24.142 -0.002
25 40 Matt DiBenedetto 130.435 24.150 -0.008
26 28 J.J. Yeley 130.429 24.151 -0.001
27 4 Jeffrey Earnhardt 130.300 24.175 -0.024
28 51 Jeremy Clements 130.122 24.208 -0.033
29 14 Eric McClure 129.854 24.258 -0.050
30 17 Tanner Berryhill 129.566 24.312 -0.054
31 55 Jamie Dick 129.449 24.334 -0.022
32 10 Blake Koch 129.310 24.360 -0.026
33 52 Joey Gase 128.640 24.487 -0.127
34 87 Josh Reaume 127.784 24.651 -0.164
35 89 Morgan Shepherd 127.675 24.672 -0.021
36 70 Derrike Cope 127.613 24.684 -0.012
37 72 John Jackson 127.505 24.705 -0.021
38 23 Carl Long 127.278 24.749 -0.044
39 46 Matt Frahm 125.794 25.041 -0.292
40 74 Mike Harmon 123.264 25.555 -0.514

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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