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Kyle Busch Quickest in Qualifying for Busch Light Clash at the L.A. Coliseum

Kyle Busch will start on the pole in heat one of Sunday’s (Feb. 6) Busch Light Clash at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum after putting down a fast lap of 13.745 seconds, or 65.478 mph.

He edged out Tyler Reddick, whose lap speed of 65.402 mph was enough for the heat two pole. Justin Haley, who went 64.79 mph, and Joey Logano (64.521 mph) will lead heats three and four, respectively.

Daniel Suarez, Cole Custer, Chase Elliott and Kyle Larson will start on the outside pole in heats one through four, respectively. Ricky Stenhouse Jr. and Harrison Burton were ninth and 10th fastest and start third in heats one and two, respectively.

See also
Chase Elliott Fastest in Busch Light Clash Practice

The top four finishers from each heat move on to the main event, while the remaining drivers run two last-chance qualifiers. The three highest finishers from these make the feature. The final spot is reserved for whoever was highest in points in 2021, totaling 23 cars.

Busch Light Clash Qualifying Results

Busch Light Clash Heat Races Starting Lineups

The heats are set to run at 3 p.m. ET on Sunday, with the last-chance qualifiers following at around 4:10 p.m. The main event for the Busch Light Clash commences at 6 p.m. ET. All events will air on FOX and Motor Racing Network.

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Joy joined Frontstretch in 2019 as a NASCAR DraftKings writer, expanding to news and iRacing coverage in 2020. She's currently an assistant editor and involved with photos, social media and news editing. A California native, Joy was raised as a motorsports fan and started watching NASCAR extensively in 2001. She earned her B.A. degree in Liberal Studies at California State University Bakersfield in 2010.

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