Kyle Busch earns Bristol pole in record run

posted by admin, March 15, 2013 @ 9:20 pm

Updated Mar 15, 2013 5:06 PM ET



Kyle Busch set a record in winning his first pole position for the NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Bristol Motor Speedway on Friday.


Mark your calendars now and get ready to “reach up and pull those belts down tight one more time!” The Food City 500 at Bristol on FOX is set for 12:30 p.m. ET on Sunday.

Busch, who has five wins and an average finish of 10.313 in Cup races at Bristol, topped the field with a lap of 129.535 mph in qualifying for Sunday’s Food City 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway.

Hendrick Motorsports’ Kasey Kahne will start on the outside, with Busch’s Joe Gibbs Racing teammate Denny Hamlin, Michael Waltrip Racing’s Brian Vickers and Richard Childress Racing’s Paul Menard round out the top five.


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