AVONDALE, Ariz. — will lead the field to the green flag in the Bluegreen Vacations 500 Sunday (November 10) at ISM Raceway.
Busch posted the fastest lap time in qualifying Saturday (November 9) at the one-mile raceway, a 25.693-second lap time (140.116 mph). It was Busch’s first of 2019 and the 32nd of his career.
Busch, the 2015 series champion, continues his streak of winning at least one pole in each of the last 12 consecutive seasons.
“Overall, proud to start up front,” Busch said. “It is a very important race.”
Joey Logano, Denny Hamlin, Martin Truex Jr. and Kyle Larson rounded out the top-five qualifiers.
All eight playoff drivers qualified in the following positions:
No. 4 Kevin Harvick – 7th
No. 9 Chase Elliott – 6th
No. 11 Denny Hamlin – 3rd
No. 12 Ryan Blaney – 10th
No. 18 Kyle Busch – 1st
No. 19 Martin Truex Jr. – 4th
No. 22 Joey Logano – 2nd
No. 42 Kyle Larson – 5th
The Bluegreen Vacations 500 will be televised on Sunday, November 10 on NBC at 2:30 p.m. ET.