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Busch takes Nationwide pole for Atlanta race

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Kyle Busch took the pole position for tonight's Great Clips-Grit Chips 300 at Atlanta Motor Speedway (7:30 p.m. ET, ESPN 2).

Busch posted the fast time in qualifying at 30.704 seconds.

Austin Dillon, who ran the fastest time in the final practice, will be on the front row with Busch. 


Trevor Bayne, Kasey Kahne and Regan Smith round out the top five.


Points leader Sam Hornish Jr. will start from the sixth spot. Elliott Sadler, Michael Annett, Brian Vickers and Nelson Piquet Jr. round out the top 10.


Busch, a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series regular, has been a force in the Nationwide Series this year, winning 9 of the 17 races he has run this season.


Interestingly enough, Busch has never won a Nationwide race in Atlanta in his nine previous tries. He was on the pole for three of those races.


Rain delayed qualifying just eight drivers in, but the action resumed a short time later.


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