Things were looking good for Kyle Larson and his No. 5 team with one driver left in Saturday’s (Oct. 14) qualifying session for the NASCAR Cup Series’ South Point 400 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
Then Christopher Bell happened.
With an average speed of 186.335 mph, Bell captured his sixth pole of the 2023 Cup season, the most of any driver. He will have the best view as the Round of 8 begins on Sunday (Oct. 15). Larson will start alongside him in second, while fellow playoff drivers William Byron, Martin Truex, Jr. and Chris Buescher completed the top five.
The South Point 400 from Las Vegas Motor Speedway begins on Sunday, Oct. 15 at 2:30 p.m. ET. Coverage will be available on NBC, PRN, and Sirius XM NASCAR Radio.
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