BROOKLYN, Mich. (AP) — Brad Keselowski has gained the pole for the NASCAR Cup race Sunday at Michigan Worldwide Speedway.
The Group Penske driver, who has three Cup victories this yr, was the quickest Friday in qualifying with a lap of 190.471 mph across the 2-mile oval.
Kevin Harvick will begin second, adopted by William Byron, Alex Bowman, Clint Bowyer and Chase Elliott. Factors chief Kyle Busch will begin 24th within the 38-car discipline. Seven-time champion Jimmie Johnson certified 12th and is desperately hoping to be within the 16-driver playoffs.
Keselowski gained the sequence championship in 2012 and has 30 profession Cup victories. He’ll make his 21st begin at MIS, in search of his first win about 70 miles away from his hometown in suburban Detroit.
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