NASCAR starting lineup at Las Vegas: Ryan Blaney claims the pole

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Ryan Blaney (Getty Photographs)

Ryan Blaney turned the third NASCAR driver in as many weeks to win a pole this season.

Blaney posted the quickest lap in Friday’s remaining spherical of qualifying with a velocity of 191.forty nine mph to say the entrance spot for Sunday’s Pennzoil four hundred introduced by Jiffy Lube.

“The solar went down and the tires gained grip,” Blaney informed Fox Sports activities. “Our workforce does such a superb job of getting us higher every spherical. The wind was loopy, however I am actually pleased with everyone on the Penske workforce.”

Kevin Harvick, who gained final week in Atlanta, will be a part of Blaney on the entrance row as Kurt Busch, Martin Truex Jr., and Kyle Larson spherical out the prime 5. Truex gained final yr’s race in Las Vegas.

Paul Menard, who was quickest in the first spherical of qualifying with a velocity of one hundred ninety.181 mph, certified twelfth. 

Kyle Busch, certainly one of the favorites to win Sunday, didn’t advance to the last spherical of qualifying and can begin thirteenth. 

Jimmie Johnson, who has a report 4 wins at Las Vegas, will start Sunday’s race the 14th spot. 

Starting lineup for the Pennzoil four hundred introduced by Jiffy Lube 

  1. Ryan Blaney
  2. Kevin Harvick
  3. Kurt Busch
  4. Martin Truex Jr. 
  5. Kyle Larson
  6. Chase Elliott
  7. Ricky Stenhouse Jr.
  8. Brad Keselowski
  9. Erik Jones
  10. Joey Logano
  11. Clint Bowyer
  12. Paul Menard
  13. Kyle Busch
  14. Jimmie Johnson
  15. Michael McDowell
  16. Austin Dillon
  17. William Byron
  18. Daniel Suarez
  19. Denny Hamlin
  20. Alex Bowman
  21. Kasey Kahne
  22. Jamie McMurray
  23. David Ragan
  24. Trevor Bayne
  25. Ryan Newman
  26. Bubba Wallace Jr.
  27. AJ Allmendinger
  28. Chris Buescher 
  29. Aric Almirola
  30. Cole Kuster
  31. Ty Dillon
  32. Matt DiBenedetto
  33. Ross Chastain
  34. Cole Whitt
  35. Grey Gaulding
  36. Jeffrey Earnhardt
  37. Joey Gase