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Aric Almirola Wins Pole For NASCAR Cup Bristol Night Race

2021 Nashville Cup Aric Almirola Nkp

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

In a Friday (Sept. 16) qualifying session at Bristol Motor Speedway that saw four drivers break the 15-second barrier, it was Aric Almirola who prevailed with a speed of 128.382 mph. It is the fourth Cup Series pole in Almirola’s career, and his first since Nashville Superspeedway in 2021. Almirola’s best finish from the pole …

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Ty Gibbs Wins 4th Xfinity Pole of 2022 at Bristol

NASCAR driver Ty Gibbs at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, 2022. Photo: NKP

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Ty Gibbs was the last car to take to the track in NASCAR Xfinity Series qualifying at Bristol Motor Speedway on Friday (Sept. 16) afternoon, and he left the field in the dust with a speed of 122.584 mph for his fourth pole of the season. Gibbs won from the pole at Richmond Raceway in …

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