NASCAR starting lineup at Pocono: Ryan Blaney claims fourth career pole

Ryan Blaney
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Ryan Blaney loves Pocono Raceway. After profitable final June’s race in Pennsylvania, the 24-yr-previous took residence the pole Friday with a lap of fifty.877 seconds.

Blaney beat out Kevin Harvick (second) and Kyle Busch (fifth), who have been extraordinarily shut behind and in addition ran sub-fifty one second laps.

“We made a terrific, nice change earlier than the final spherical to determine what we’d like,” Blaney advised Fox Sports activities 2 after his run. “I did not hit Flip 1 excellent my first two rounds and eventually found out a greater method to get by way of there and it helped us out so much with the modifications.”

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That is the fourth pole Blaney has gained in his career.

Elsewhere on the monitor, Aric Almirola had a disappointing day. He had a troublesome first run within the first spherical of qualifying and was sluggish getting out for his second. Consequently, he missed his alternative to run a second time and can begin thirty fourth.

Martin Truex Jr. will begin fourth whereas Kurt Busch will begin sixth. 

The Pocono four hundred is scheduled for two p.m. Sunday on Fox Sports activities 1.

NASCAR at Pocono: Starting lineup for the Coca-Cola 600

1. (12)  Ryan Blaney, Ford, 176.897 mph.

2. (four)  Kevin Harvick, Ford, 176.807 mph.

three. (1)  Jamie McMurray, Chevrolet, 176.626 mph.

four. (seventy eight)  Martin Truex Jr., Toyota, 176.516 mph.

5. (18)  Kyle Busch, Toyota, 176.478 mph.

6. (forty one)  Kurt Busch, Ford, 176.208 mph.

7. (22)  Joey Logano, Ford, 176.184 mph.

eight. (31)  Ryan Newman, Chevrolet, one hundred seventy five.864 mph.

9. (14)  Clint Bowyer, Ford, one hundred seventy five.798 mph.

10. (eleven)  Denny Hamlin, Toyota, one hundred seventy five.792 mph.

eleven. (9)  Chase Elliott, Chevrolet, one hundred seventy five.230 mph.

12. (three)  Austin Dillon, Chevrolet, 174.689 mph.

thirteen. (forty two)  Kyle Larson, Chevrolet, 174.676 mph.

14. (88)  Alex Bowman, Chevrolet, 174.490 mph.

15. (forty eight)  Jimmie Johnson, Chevrolet, 174.365 mph.

sixteen. (24)  William Byron #, Chevrolet, 174.253 mph.

17. (2)  Brad Keselowski, Ford, 174.213 mph.

18. (19)  Daniel Suarez, Toyota, 174.one hundred fifteen mph.

19. (forty three)  Darrell Wallace Jr. #, Chevrolet, 173.708 mph.

20. (21)  Paul Menard, Ford, 173.635 mph.

21. (38)  David Ragan, Ford, 173.297 mph.

22. (ninety five)  Kasey Kahne, Chevrolet, 172.997 mph.

23. (17)  Ricky Stenhouse Jr., Ford, 172.473 mph.

24. (forty seven)  AJ Allmendinger, Chevrolet, 173.054 mph.

25. (20)  Erik Jones, Toyota, 172.808 mph.

26. (6)  Matt Kenseth, Ford, 172.612 mph.

27. (37)  Chris Buescher, Chevrolet, 172.457 mph.

28. (fifty one)  Cole Custer(i), Ford, 172.424 mph.

29. (thirteen)  Ty Dillon, Chevrolet, one hundred seventy.914 mph.

30. (34)  Michael McDowell, Ford, one hundred seventy.768 mph.

31. (15)  Ross Chastain(i), Chevrolet, one hundred seventy.107 mph.

32. (32)  Matt DiBenedetto, Ford, 168.685 mph.

33. (00)  Landon Cassill, Chevrolet, 168.297 mph.

34. (10)  Aric Almirola, Ford, 167.one hundred fifteen mph.

35. (seventy two)  Cole Whitt, Chevrolet, 167.032 mph.

36. (23)  Grey Gaulding, Toyota, 166.892 mph.

37. (7)  JJ Yeley(i), Chevrolet, 166.868 mph.

38. (ninety nine)  Derrike Cope, Chevrolet, 164.375 mph.

# Rookie. (i) Ineligible for Cup factors.