Busch grabs pole for Bristol Nationwide race


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Updated: 8/23/2013 4:25 pm Published: 8/23/2013 4:25 pm


Bristol, TN (Sports Network) - Kyle Busch will start on the pole for Friday night's Food City 250 Nationwide Series race after posting the fastest lap in qualifying at Bristol Motor Speedway.

Busch, a five-time Nationwide race winner at Bristol, turned a lap at 124.971 mph for his record-extending 32nd career pole in the series, including six this season. It's also his third pole at this 0.533-mile, high-banked oval.

Brian Scott earned the outside pole with a lap at 124.873 mph. Ty Dillon qualified third, followed by Justin Allgaier, rookie Kyle Larson and Austin Dillon.

Regan Smith, Trevor Bayne, Brian Vickers and Parker Kligerman completed the top-10.

Points leader Sam Hornish Jr. will start 13th. Hornish presently holds a 13- point advantage over Elliott Sadler, who will roll off 25th.


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