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AUSTIN, Texas – Tyler Reddick earned his first career Cup pole Saturday at Circuit of the Americas.
It also is the first time Richard Childress Racing has won a Cup pole on a road course since August 1996 at Watkins Glen International with Dale Earnhardt.
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“It’s no secret I was absolutely terrible on road courses for a long time,” Reddick told FS1. “… I really focused in the offseason to be better and put a lot of work into this, this whole team did.”
Kyle Larson joins Reddick on the front row.
Qualifying was held in dry conditions. The Cup race is scheduled to take the green flag at 2:43 p.m. ET
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