Sammy Smith will lead the field to the green flag in the NASCAR Xfinity Series Championship race at Phoenix Raceway on Saturday (Nov. 4). Smith, who earned his first career win at Phoenix in the spring, turned a lap of 132.582 mph.
John Hunter Nemechek turned the fastest lap among the Championship 4 contenders. His speed of 132.528 mph will put the No. 20 in third to start the race. Myatt Snider and Sheldon Creed round out the top five.
Only one Championship 4 contender missed the top 10. Sam Mayer claims this absence, qualifying 16th.
Rajah Caruth needed to qualify on speed and achieved that, slotting in 13th.
The NASCAR Xfinity Series Championship will run on Saturday (Nov. 4) at Phoenix Raceway. The race starts at 7 p.m. ET on the USA Network
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