Sunday, May 2, 2010

Hornaday to start from pole at Kansas

Kansas2010NCWTSHornadayPoleAward Defending Camping World Truck Series champion Ron Hornaday Jr. won the pole for Sunday’s O'Reilly Auto Parts 250 at Kansas Speedway. Hornaday ran a lap of 31.916 seconds (169.194 mph) during Saturday’s qualifying session.

This is Hornaday’s 25th pole in 255 Truck Series starts. He is the third driver to win 25 or more poles, joining Mike Skinner (50) and Jack Sprague (32). This is his second pole in 2010. This is his third pole in six races at Kansas and third in a row. This marks the first time Hornaday has won three poles at the same track.

Matt Crafton will start on the outside pole. This is his fourth top-10 start this year and his third in 10 races at Kansas.

Austin Dillon, qualifying fifth, was the fastest rookie.

The Truck Series returns this weekend after a monthlong break for its fifth race of the 2010 season. The O'Reilly Auto Parts 250 will be broadcast live Sunday at 1 p.m. ET on SPEED. Pre-race show starts at 12:30 p.m. ET and green flag is scheduled to wave at 1:19 p.m. ET.

Starting lineup:
1. Ron Hornaday   
2. Matt Crafton   
3. Johnny Sauter   
4. Aric Almirola   
5. Austin Dillon*   
6. Todd Bodine   
7. Ricky Carmichael   
8. Mike Skinner       
9. Brian Ickler   
10. Timothy Peters   
11. James Buescher   
12. Ken Schrader   
13. Johnny Benson   
14. Justin Lofton*   
15. Rick Crawford   
16. Wes Burton    Chevrolet   
17. Mario Gosselin       
18. Chris Eggleston*   
19. Jesse Smith    
20. Tayler Malsam   
21. Jennifer Jo Cobb*   
22. Narain Karthikeyan   
23. Jason White   
24. Brent Raymer   
25. David Starr   
26. Jamie Dick   
27. Ryan Sieg   
28. Tony Jackson Jr.
29. Shane Sieg   
30. Jack Smith   
31. Mike Harmon   
32. Terry Jones    
33. Brett Butler*   
34. Brian Rose   
35. Carl Long+   
36. Norm Benning
*Rookie
+Owner points

Did Not Qualify:
Tim Andrews   
Chris Jones   
G.R. Smith    
Derek White

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