CONCORD, N.C. — official release — NASCAR photo — Kyle Busch won the Keystone Light Pole Award for the North Carolina Education Lottery 200 at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Busch turned in a lap of 183.773 mph in the final round of qualifying.
For Busch, it was his 14th career Keystone Light Pole Award and his second straight one in the Camping World Truck Series after winning the pole at Kansas last week.
Busch, who topped the lone practice session on Friday, has five wins in eight previous Truck Series races at Charlotte. This is his fourth pole at the track in the Truck Series.
Defending series champion Matt Crafton, who also finished second to Busch at Kansas will start on the front row. Crafton’s lap in the final round of qualifying was 182.741 mph.
Brad Keselowski and Ron Hornaday Jr. will comprise Row 2.
The 12 trucks that made it to the final round of qualifying waited until about a minute left on the clock of the five-minute final session to run laps.
The North Carolina Education Lottery 200, which is the fourth Truck Series race of the season, consists of 134 laps and will get underway at 8:30 p.m. ET on Friday night (FOX Sports 1).