NSCS: Denny Hamlin Scores Ford EcoBoost 400 Pole at Homestead-Miami Speedway

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Looking for his third victory at Homestead-Miami Speedway, Denny Hamlin will start the Ford EcoBoost 400 from the pole at Homestead-Miami Speedway on Sunday. Hamlin lapped the track with a time of 30.568 seconds in the final round of qualifying.

Joey Logano will start second after being eliminated from the Chase for the Sprint Cup Championship last weekend with a third place finish.

Kyle Busch, one of the four drivers who is vying for the championship trophy, will start from the third spot. His fellow counterparts – Jeff Gordon, Martin Truex Jr. and Kevin Harvick – will start fifth, 11th and 13th respectively. Busch has a top-five and three top-10s in 10 Homestead starts.

Ryan Newman will start fourth ahead of Gordon. Fresh off of announcing his new deal, Ryan Blaney will start sixth, followed by Carl Edwards, Brad Keselowski, Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Austin Dillon.

The Ford EcoBoost 400 is scheduled for Sunday, November 22.

 

RNK DRIVER SPEED TIME BEHIND
1 #11 Denny Hamlin 176.655 30.568 0.000
2 #22 Joey Logano 176.263 30.636 0.068
3 #18 Kyle Busch 176.062 30.671 0.103
4 #31 Ryan Newman 175.347 30.796 0.228
5 #24 Jeff Gordon 175.291 30.806 0.238
6 #21 Ryan Blaney 175.143 30.832 0.264
7 #19 Carl Edwards 175.063 30.846 0.278
8 #2 Brad Keselowski 175.046 30.849 0.281
9 #88 Dale Earnhardt Jr. 174.678 30.914 0.346
10 #3 Austin Dillon 174.633 30.922 0.354
11 #78 Martin Truex Jr. 174.498 30.946 0.378
12 #48 Jimmie Johnson 174.098 31.017 0.449
13 #4 Kevin Harvick 175.444 30.779 0.211
14 #43 Aric Almirola 175.404 30.786 0.218
15 #41 Kurt Busch 175.365 30.793 0.225
16 #17 Ricky Stenhouse Jr. 175.279 30.808 0.240
17 #27 Paul Menard 175.239 30.815 0.247
18 #5 Kasey Kahne 175.239 30.815 0.247
19 #20 Matt Kenseth 175.211 30.820 0.252
20 #47 AJ Allmendinger 174.859 30.882 0.314
21 #16 Greg Biffle 174.419 30.960 0.392
22 #1 Jamie McMurray 174.340 30.974 0.406
23 #42 Kyle Larson 174.059 31.024 0.456
24 #15 Clint Bowyer 172.651 31.277 0.709
25 #33 Ty Dillon 174.848 30.884 0.316
26 #6 Trevor Bayne 174.115 31.014 0.446
27 #13 Casey Mears 173.829 31.065 0.497
28 #9 Sam Hornish Jr. 173.723 31.084 0.516
29 #95 Michael McDowell 173.650 31.097 0.529
30 #51 Justin Allgaier 173.399 31.142 0.574
31 #26 J.J. Yeley 173.199 31.178 0.610
32 #32 Josh Wise 172.833 31.244 0.676
33 #7 Alex Bowman 172.750 31.259 0.691
34 #40 Landon Cassill 172.618 31.283 0.715
35 #10 Danica Patrick 172.463 31.311 0.743
36 #14 Tony Stewart 172.276 31.345 0.777
37 #83 Matt DiBenedetto 172.188 31.361 0.793
38 #55 David Ragan 171.914 31.411 0.843
39 #46 Michael Annett 171.597 31.469 0.901
40 #35 Cole Whitt 171.434 31.499 0.931
41 #38 David Gilliland 171.162 31.549 0.981
42 #34 Brett Moffitt 170.989 31.581 1.013
43 #23 Jeb Burton 170.084 31.749 1.181
44 #98 Ryan Preece 169.966 31.771 1.203
45 #62 Reed Sorenson 169.545 31.850 1.282