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Chastain wins 21 Means 21 Pole at Phoenix

November 08, 2013, Staff report,

Points leader Crafton will start ninth

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Ross Chastain won the 21 Means 21 Pole for Friday night's Lucas Oil 150 at Phoenix International Raceway.

Chastain topped the charts in qualifying with a speed of 133.398 mph to earn his second pole of the season and of his career.


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Erik Jones, who topped the charts in final practice, will join Chastain on the front row with a speed of 133.171 mph.

Brendan Gaughan, James Buescher and Max Gresham round out the top five. Buescher is 46 points behind points leader Matt Crafton, who can leave Phoenix with the Truck Series title locked up. Crafton will start ninth in tonight's race.

Darrell Wallace Jr., who had a confrontation in the final practice with Chad Frewaldt, qualified 13th.

Sunoco Rookie of the Year hopeful Ryan Blaney spun on the backstretch of his second lap in qualifying causing approximately a 15-minute delay as his truck was eventually towed away. Blaney qualified 26th and will use his backup truck for tonight's race.

The Lucas Oil 150 is at 8 p.m. ET tonight on FOX Sports 1.


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