Busch takes pole for New Hampshire truck race
Loudon, NH (Sports Network) - Kyle Busch claimed the pole for Saturday's F.W. Webb 175 Camping World Truck Series race after topping his fellow Sprint Cup Series competitor Kevin Harvick in qualifying at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.
Busch set a new track qualifying record with a lap at 131.715 mph. He claimed his second pole of the season and the 12th of his truck career. Busch has won this race the previous two years.
Harvick will start on the outside pole after posting a lap at 131.275 mph.
Rookie Joey Coulter qualified third, followed by Austin Dillon, who won last week's race at Chicagoland, and Ron Hornaday Jr., a three-time race winner at New Hampshire.
Nelson Piquet Jr., Justin Lofton, James Buescher, the current points leader, Timothy Peters and Matt Crafton will start sixth through 10th, respectively.
Buescher holds just a three-point advantage over Dillon. Johnny Sauter, who qualified 14th, is six points out of the lead.
The 175-lap truck race at New Hampshire is scheduled to start just after 3:00 p.m. (et).
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