Busch sweeps qualifying to grab Charlotte pole
May 24, 2014, Staff report, NASCAR.com
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Busch will lead the field to green in the event after topping out at 183.094 mph in the final round of group qualifying. He paced the first two rounds of qualifying, leading the first session at 180.832 mph and the improving in the second at a 182.162 mph clip. It's his second career Nationwide pole at Charlotte, where he has eight career victories -- the most at any track in his NNS career. He swept both races last year.
Team Penske's Brad Keselowski will start alongside Busch on front row after pulling his lap at a 182.655 mph best speed. Kyle Larson (182.199 mph) and Dylan Kwasniewski (181.788 mph) will fill out Row 2, while Kevin Harvick (181.543 mph) and Brian Scott (180.898 mph) will start on Row 3.
Points leader Chase Elliott (179.892 mph) will start ninth.