Kyle Busch win the Xfinity pole for today’s race at Chicagoland

originalSaturday afternoon at Chicagoland Speedway in the NASCAR XFINITY Series (NXS), it was Kyle Busch – with a qualifying lap speed of 180.959 mph – capturing the pole for tonight’s Furious 7 300.

This was Busch’s third series pole and sixth top-10 start of the 2015 season, his 46th series career pole in 305 races and his second series pole in 12 race at Chicagoland Speedway.

Busch’s fellow Joe Gibbs Racing (JGR) teammates, Matt Kenseth (180.844 mph) and series Rookie of the Year (ROTY) candidate, Daniel Suarez (180.542 mph) will start second and third respectively, Ty Dillon (179.922) fourth and Ryan Blaney (179.892) starts fifth.

Rounding out the top-10 starting positions will be Kyle Larson (179.736 mph) starting from sixth-place, Paul Menard (179.647) seventh, the current series points leader, Chris Buescher (179.164) eighth, Regan Smith (178.974) ninth and Ryan Reed (178.359) qualified in the 10th-position.

Failing to make the 40-car field and going home was Morgan Shepherd.

The 15th annual Furious 7 300 is scheduled to get started around 6:20 p.m. (ET) this evening on NBCSN.

Furious 7 300 Qualifying Results
Pos. Car # Driver Round 1 Round 2 Round 3 Gap
1 54 Kyle Busch (i) 30.390 30.163 29.841 Leader
2 20 Matt Kenseth (i) 30.416 30.206 29.860 -0.019
3 18 Daniel Suarez # 30.452 30.162 29.910 -0.050
4 3 Ty Dillon 30.533 30.244 30.013 -0.103
5 22 Ryan Blaney 30.300 30.173 30.018 -0.005
6 42 Kyle Larson (i) 30.466 30.236 30.044 -0.026
7 33 Paul Menard (i) 30.529 30.144 30.059 -0.015
8 60 Chris Buescher 30.547 30.249 30.140 -0.081
9 7 Regan Smith 30.704 30.377 30.172 -0.032
10 16 Ryan Reed 30.618 30.354 30.276 -0.104
11 62 Brendan Gaughan 30.592 30.383 30.281 -0.005
12 6 Darrell Wallace Jr # 30.474 30.140 30.294 -0.013
13 2 Brian Scott 30.599 30.405 Eliminated -0.265
14 88 Kasey Kahne (i) 30.778 30.498 Eliminated -0.093
15 51 Jeremy Clements 30.691 30.499 Eliminated -0.001
16 25 John Wes Townley (i) 30.772 30.513 Eliminated -0.014
17 9 Chase Elliott 30.755 30.533 Eliminated -0.020
18 43 Dakoda Armstrong 30.472 30.547 Eliminated -0.014
19 1 Elliot Sadler 30.711 30.570 Eliminated -0.023
20 14 Cale Conley # 30.760 30.790 Eliminated -0.220
21 01 Landon Cassill 30.920 30.812 Eliminated -0.022
22 28 J.J. Yeley 30.559 30.867 Eliminated -0.055
23 8 Blake Koch 30.824 30.878 Eliminated -0.011
24 66 Benny Gordon 30.892 31.160 Eliminated -0.282
25 4 Ross Chastain # 30.949 Eliminated -0.057
26 39 Ryan Sieg 30.992 Eliminated -0.043
27 0 Michael Self 31.099 Eliminated -0.107
28 92 Dexter Bean 31.349 Eliminated -0.250
29 19 Jeff Green 31.476 Eliminated -0.127
30 44 David Starr 31.490 Eliminated -0.014
31 15 Jimmy Weller 31.549 Eliminated -0.059
32 97 Mason Mingus (i) 31.699 Eliminated -0.150
33 52 Joey Gase 31.801 Eliminated -0.102
34 24 Eric McClure 31.835 Eliminated -0.034
35 70 Derrike Cope 31.979 Eliminated -0.144
36 26 TJ Bell (i) 32.127 Eliminated -0.148
37 90 Martin Roy 32.637 Eliminated -0.510
38 74 Mike Harmon 33.289 Eliminated -0.652
39 13 Josh Reaume 33.714 Eliminated -0.425
40 40 Derek White 33.854 Eliminated -0.140
41 89 Morgan Shepherd 32.701 DNQ 1.153

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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