Bell claims second consecutive Pole Award at Las Vegas

By Matt Courson
Mar. 3, 2018

LAS VEGAS—Christopher Bell will sit on the pole for a second consecutive week Saturday for the 22nd Annual Boyd Gaming 300 with a lap of 29.398 seconds, averaging 183.686 mph.

Bell made a faster lap than the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series regulars, including Kyle Busch, Ryan Blaney, Kyle Larson and Austin Dillon.

Of the 11 NASCAR XFINITY races that Bell has competed in, the rookie has now won 3 Pole Awards.

Kyle Larson will start second, followed by Daniel Hemric and Cole Custer.

Bell will lead the field to the green in the Boyd Gaming 300 at 4:00 p.m. ET (1:00 p.m. PT) on FOX Sports 1.

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