Rookie Brennan Newberry won the pole position for the season-opening NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race, turning a Friday afternoon lap of 177.176 mph at Daytona International Speedway to secure his first career pole.
Newberry will start first on the 2.5-mile track in the NextEra Energy Resources 250, scheduled for a 7:30 p.m. ET green flag later Friday evening. The Bakersfield, Calif., native will be making just his 11th start in the series and his first effort at Daytona.
QUALIFYING: NextEra Energy Resources 250
Justin Lofton qualified second for the 250-miler at 176.765 mph, just ahead of defending series champion James Buescher (176.751).
Four-time truck champ Ron Hornaday Jr. qualified fourth with second-year driver Ty Dillon fifth. Kyle Busch, the only Sprint Cup regular entered, drove to the sixth qualifying spot.
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