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Nick Sanchez Wins Darlington Trucks Pole

Nascar Craftsman Truck Series #2: Nicholas Sanchez, Rev Racing, Gainbridge Chevrolet Silverado NKP

Nick Sanchez secured the pole for the NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series at Darlington Speedway on Friday (May 10) with a speed of 167.905 mph.

It’s the second pole of the season and seventh in the career of the No. 2 Chevrolet driver. 

Points leader Corey Heim will start alongside Sanchez on the front row after posing a speed of 167.061 mph. TRICON Garage teammate Taylor Gray will start third.

Kyle Busch, making his first career Truck start at Darlington for Spire Motorsports, qualified fourth with Tanner Gray starting fifth.

Ross Chastain, the only other Cup competitor in the field, qualified sixth for Niece Motorsports. Last year’s Darlington winner Christian Eckes qualified seventh after posting the fastest time in practice.

Lanye Riggs, Grant Enfinger and Daniel Dye rounded out the top-10 qualifiers for a 32-car field.

The Buckle Up South Carolina 200 begins at 7:42 p.m. ET on Friday. Television coverage on FOX Sports 1 begins at 7:30 p.m. ET.

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