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Corey Heim Wins 1st Truck Pole at Gateway

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Corey Heim won his first Truck Series pole at World Wide Technology Raceway in Friday’s (June 3) qualifying session with a speed of 138.232 mph.

Heim claimed his first victory in the division at Atlanta Motor Speedway in March, and he will seek his second win of the season while running a part-time schedule for Kyle Busch Motorsports.

Joining Heim on the outside pole is Zane Smith, a three-time winner in the 2022 season. Texas winner Stewart Friesen qualified third, Las Vegas winner Chandler Smith starts fourth and Christian Eckes rolls off fifth.

Darlington winner and series point leader John Hunter Nemechek timed in at sixth, while Colby Howard sits seventh in his best Truck Series qualifying effort in 16 starts.

Ty Majeski qualified eighth, Taylor Gray tied his best qualifying effort with a ninth-place time and Grant Enfinger rounded out the top 10.

Derek Kraus did not make a qualifying lap as he was held up in inspection.

With 39 trucks and only 36 starting spots, Matt Mills, Blake Lothian and Justin Carroll failed to qualify.

Truck Qualifying at Gateway Results

The Toyota 200 will take place on Saturday, June 4 at 1:30 p.m. ET, with TV coverage provided by FOX Sports 1.

About the author

Stephen Stumpf is the NASCAR Content Director for Frontstretch, and his weekly columns include “Stat Sheet” and “4 Burning Questions.” Stephen also writes commentary, contributes weekly to the “Bringing the Heat” podcast and is frequently at the track for on-site coverage. A native of Texas, Stephen began following NASCAR at age 9 after attending his first race at Texas Motor Speedway.

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