LEBANON, Tenn. – Denny Hamlin will begin on the pole for Sunday’s Nashville Superspeedway Cup race after second-round qualifiers fell on Saturday.
Hamlin had the quickest lap within the first spherical at 160,413 mph.
It’s his thirty fifth profession pole and second within the season. It began on the pole in Coca-Cola 600 final month.
MORE: Nashville Qualifying Outcomes
Extra: Nashville Cup beginning lineup
Joey Logano will be part of Hamlin within the entrance row, qualifying second after a 160,107 mph lap. Kyle Larson, who received this race a 12 months in the past, certified third with 159,963 mph. Larson may have Hendrick Motorsports teammate Chase Elliott subsequent to him in second after Elliott certified at 159,931 mph. Daniel Suarez, who scored his first Cup victory of his profession two weeks in the past at Sonoma Raceway, certified fifth with 159,877 mph.
Kevin Harvick, who after Stewart-Haas Racing teammate Aric Almirola with seven factors for final place within the playoffs, certified eighth. This marks his first begin within the top-10 within the final 9 races. Crew Chief Rodney Childers informed NBC Sports activities this week that the workforce wanted to be higher in qualifying.
Step 1 ..
All of them did an amazing job altering loads of issues in a single day and @KevinHarvick did a wonderful job 👊🏼 https://t.co/eaoHsGhzJg
– Rodney Childers (@ RodneyChilders4) June 25, 2022
Martin Truex Jr., who introduced Saturday evening that he’ll return to Joe Gibbs Racing in 2023, certified tenth after a lap of 159,207 mph.
Kyle Busch rolled over throughout his qualifying lap and bounced again in opposition to the wall. The automobile suffered minor harm. It should launch on the thirty sixth.
Sunday Cup race is scheduled for five p.m. ET on NBC.