NCWTS: Two for Two; Tagliani Takes Another Truck Pole at CTMP

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BOWMANVILLE, Ont. — official series release — Jeff Zelevansky/NASCAR via Getty Images photo —

Wheeling the No. 29 BK Racing Ford at 110.539 mph in a second-lap attempt, road course veteran Alex Tagliani earned the Keystone Light Pole Award at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park in Saturday’s two-round qualifying session.

The Quebec native and road course veteran shattered the previous track record with a 80.084-second lap around the track.

This marks Tagliani’s first Camping World Truck Series start of 2015 and his second consecutive pole win in this event.

Tagliani’s late run took the top spot away from Erik Jones, who settled for second with a fastest lap of 110.492 mph in his No. 4 Kyle Busch Motorsports Toyota.

Reigning series champion Matt Crafton (110.113 mph), BKR’s Tyler Reddick (110.002 mph) and JR Motorsports’ Cole Custer (109.777 mph) rounded out the top five.

Reddick led the first round, propelling his No. 19 Ford at 110.276 mph, while teammate Tagliani drafted with him.

Robert Mitten brought out the red flag in the first round of qualifying when he smacked the tire wall off Turn 8, leaving his No. 53 Dodge nearly vertical. Mitten climbed out unharmed and ultimately secured a 22nd-place starting position.

The NASCAR Camping World Truck Series is back on track Sunday at 1:30 p.m. ET for the Chevrolet Silverado 250 (FOX Sports 1, MRN, SiriusXM).

 

STARTING GRID: NASCAR Camping World Truck Series; Chevrolet Silverado 250; Canadian Tire Motorsport Park; August 29, 2015

  1. Alex Tagliani
  2. Erik Jones
  3. Matt Crafton
  4. Tyler Reddick
  5. Cole Custer
  6. Ben Kennedy
  7. Cameron Hayley
  8. Gray Gaulding
  9. Johnny Saute
  10. Timothy Peters
  11. Brandon Jones
  12. John Hunter Nemechek
  13. Daniel Hemric
  14. Spencer Gallagher
  15. Matt Tifft
  16. Tyler Young
  17. Mason Mingus
  18. T.J. Bell
  19. Brian Wong
  20. John Wes Townley
  21. Daniel Brown
  22. Robert Mitten
  23. Ray Black Jr.
  24. Jordan Anderson
  25. Korbin Forrister
  26. BJ McLeod
  27. Justin Jennings
  28. Travis Kvapil
  29. Norm Benning
  30. Jennifer Jo Cobb
  31. Ryan Ellis
  32. Josh Reaume

CREDIT: NASCAR

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