NCWTS: Fastest Chicken of the Midwest; Townley Scores Kansas Pole

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KANSAS CITY, Kan. — Report by Race Chaser Online Northeast Correspondent Kyle Magda —¬†Robert Laberge/Getty Images North America photo —

John Wes Townley led both rounds of qualifying to secure his first career series pole for Friday night’s Toyota Tundra 250 at Kansas Speedway.

Townley was fastest in final practice and has the driver who was quickest in second practice in William Byron starting alongside the No. 05 Chevrolet.

Tyler Reddick qualified third in the No. 29 Brad Keselowski Racing Ford and has yet to score a win in 2016. Rookies Cole Custer (fourth) and Christopher Bell (fifth) completed the top-five.

Atlanta winner John Hunter Nemechek slotted in sixth with Red Horse Racing’s newest driver Matt Tifft qualifying seventh in the No. 11 Toyota.

Timothy Peters, Daniel Hemric and Ben Rhodes rounded out the top-10.

Defending race winner Matt Crafton rolls off from the 13th starting spot and has a young rookie starting next to him in Kyle Busch Motorsports driver Cody Coughlin, making his first start of the year in the No. 51 Truck.

The green flag for Friday night’s Toyota Tundra 250 drops shortly after 8:30 p.m. ET (FS1, MRN)


RESULTS: NASCAR Camping World; Keystone Light Pole Qualifying; Kansas Speedway; May 6, 2016

  1. John Wes Townley
  2. William Byron
  3. Tyler Reddick
  4. Cole Custer
  5. Christopher Bell
  6. John Hunter Nemechek
  7. Matt Tifft
  8. Timothy Peters
  9. Daniel Hemric
  10. Ben Rhodes
  11. Ben Kennedy
  12. Johnny Sauter
  13. Matt Crafton
  14. Cody Coughlin
  15. Cameron Hayley
  16. Clint Bowyer
  17. Mike Bliss
  18. Parker Kligerman
  19. Tommy Joe Martins
  20. Tyler Young
  21. Ryan Truex
  22. Brandon Brown
  23. Jordan Anderson
  24. Travis Kvapil
  25. BJ McLeod
  26. Bobby Pierce
  27. Timmy Hill
  28. Jennifer Jo Cobb
  29. Austin Wayne Self
  30. Ryan Ellis
  31. Rico Abreu
  32. Spencer Gallagher

DNQ: Norm Benning, Mike Harmon

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