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Cole Custer Earns First Pole of 2019 for Xfinity Race at Bristol

Stewart Haas Racing’s Cole Custer will lead the NASCAR Xfinity Series field to the green flag for today’s (April 6) Alsco 300 at Bristol Motor Speedway.

The pole is the Ladera Ranch, California native’s first of the season, season seventh of his Xfinity Series career and second at BMS. He was quickest in all three rounds of qualifying.

Tyler Reddick (15.255), Chase Briscoe (15.261), Austin Cindric (15.264) and Harrison Burton, making his first career start for Joe Gibbs Racing (15.276) rounded out the top five qualifiers.

Justin Allgaier, Noah Gragson, Christopher Bell, Michael Annett and John Hunter Nemechek completed the top 10.

Alsco 300 Qualifying Results

Bristol marks the first Cash 4 Cash race, meaning no Cup drivers are competing in the event. Reddick, Annett, Bell and Briscoe will race for an extra $100,000.

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Davey is in his fifth season with Frontstretch and currently serves as a multimedia editor and reporter. He authors the "NASCAR Mailbox" column, spearheads the site's video content and hosts the Frontstretch Podcast weekly. He's covered the K&N Pro Series and ARCA extensively for NASCAR.com and currently serves as an associate producer for SiriusXM NASCAR Radio and production assistant for NBC Sports Washington. Follow him on Twitter @DaveyCenter.

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