Erik Jones will lead the XFINITY Series field to the inaugural green flag at Pocono Raceway, winning the pole for the Pocono Green 250.
Ripping off a lap time of 51.158 seconds, Jones grabbed his fifth pole of 2016 and eighth of his XFINITY career. Behind the 20-year-old are Joe Gibbs Racing teammates Kyle Busch and Daniel Suarez to give them a sweep of the top-3 spots.
The highest non-JGR driver was Kyle Larson, who lines up fourth for Chip Ganassi Racing. Joey Logano completes the top-5 starters while Elliott Sadler, Paul Menard, Ty Dillon, Justin Allgaier and Alex Bowman round out the top-10 finishers.
JJ Yeley brought his No. 44 TriStar Motorsports entry to an 11th-place effort, his best non-plate start in 2016.
There was only incident throughout the two rounds of single-car qualifying. Darrell Wallace, Jr. spun his No. 6 Ford as he exited Turn 1 during his green-flag lap. Experiencing no damage, Wallace will keep his primary car but start 40th on the field.
View today’s starting lineup here.
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