Townley wins his first pole for tonight’s Toyota Tundra 250 at Kansas Speedway

John Wes Townley

John Wes Townley, with a qualifying lap speed of 177.253 MPH, captured the 2016 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) pole for this evening’s Toyota Tundra 250 at Kansas Speedway.

This was Townley’s first series pole and third top-10 start of the season, his first series career pole in 96 races and his first series pole in five races at Kansas.

Starting second on the outside pole with a qualifying lap speed of 176.436 MPH will be series Rookie of the Year (ROTY contender, William Byron, and he’ll be followed by Tyler Reddick (175.947 MPH) starting third, while ROTY contenders Cole Custer (175.610) and Christopher Bell (175.325) start fourth and fifth respectively.

Rounding out the top-10 starting positions will be John Hunter Nemechek (175.126 MPH) starting from sixth, Matt Tifft (175.114) seventh, Timothy Peters (174.825) eighth, Daniel Hemric (174.390) ninth and ROTY contender Ben Rhodes (174.379) starts 10th.

Failing to make the 32-truck field and heading home were Norm Benning and Mike Harmon.

The 16th annual Toyota Tundra 250 is scheduled to get underway around 8:50 p.m. (ET) tonight on FOX Sports 1.

Toyota Tundra 250 Qualifying Results
Pos. Car # Driver Round 1 Round 2 Gap Behind
1 05 John Wes Townley 30.602 30.465 Leader Leader
2 9 William Byron # 30.634 30.606 -0.141 -0.141
3 29 Tyler Reddick 30.700 30.691 -0.085 -0.226
4 00 Cole Custer # 30.734 30.750 -0.059 -0.285
5 4 Christopher Bell 30.841 30.800 -0.050 -0.335
6 8 John Hunter Nemechek 30.804 30.835 -0.035 -0.370
7 11 Matt Tifft 30.723 30.837 -0.002 -0.372
8 17 Timothy Peters 30.752 30.888 -0.051 -0.423
9 19 Daniel Hemric 30.848 30.965 -0.077 -0.500
10 41 Ben Rhodes # 30.860 30.967 -0.002 -0.502
11 33 Ben Kennedy 30.812 30.974 -0.007 -0.509
12 21 Johnny Sauter 30.797 0.000 -30.974 -30.465
13 88 Matt Crafton 30.925 Eliminated -0.128 -0.460
14 51 Cody Coughlin 30.986 Eliminated -0.061 -0.521
15 13 Cameron Hayley 31.030 Eliminated -0.044 -0.565
16 24 Clint Bowyer (i) 31.090 Eliminated -0.060 -0.625
17 71 Mike Bliss 31.107 Eliminated -0.017 -0.642
18 92 Parker Kligerman 31.173 Eliminated -0.066 -0.708
19 44 Tommy Joe Martins 31.246 Eliminated -0.073 -0.781
20 02 Tyler Young 31.301 Eliminated -0.055 -0.836
21 81 Ryan Truex 31.305 Eliminated -0.004 -0.840
22 86 Brandon Brown 31.326 Eliminated -0.021 -0.861
23 66 Jordan Anderson 31.361 Eliminated -0.035 -0.896
24 50 Travis Kvapil 31.453 Eliminated -0.092 -0.988
25 07 BJ McLeod 31.550 Eliminated -0.097 -1.085
26 63 Bobby Pierce 31.578 Eliminated -0.028 -1.113
27 49 Timmy Hill 31.594 Eliminated -0.016 -1.129
28 10 Jennifer Jo Cobb 31.766 Eliminated -0.172 -1.301
29 22 Austin Self 31.874 Eliminated -0.108 -1.409
30 1 Ryan Ellis (i) 32.967 Eliminated -1.093 -2.502
31 98 Rico Abreu # 35.451 Eliminated -2.484 -4.986
32 23 Spencer Gallagher 0.000 Eliminated -35.451 -30.465
33 6 Norm Benning 31.806 DNQ -31.806 -1.341
34 74 Mike Harmon (i) 32.887 DNQ -1.081 -2.422

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

 

 

 

 

 

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