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SPORT NEWS – RFK Racing nonetheless going sturdy with Keselowski on Texas Cup pole

RFK Racing nonetheless going sturdy with Keselowski on Texas Cup pole


Brad Keselowski and RFK Racing aren’t prepared to surrender the headlines.

Every week after Chris Buescher took the group to victory lane, Keselowski — who missed the playoffs this 12 months — scored the pole for the NASCAR Cup Collection race at Texas Motor Speedway with a quick lap of 188.990mph (28.573s).

It’s his first pole within the sequence since 2019 and the second pole for RFK Racing this season after Buescher scored his first at Dover.

“It’s good; we need to win, however you need to begin someplace,” Keselowski stated of his 18th profession pole. “We had a superb check final week at Homestead; discovered a bunch. We actually wanted that. Now we had been in a position to apply it right here at Texas with our RFK No. 6 Ford. So, we’ll see. 5 hundred miles on Sunday is somewhat totally different than qualifying however an excellent begin for us, for certain.”

Joey Logano joins Keselowski on the entrance row and was the quickest playoff driver at 188.805mph.

William Byron certified third at 188.805mph, Tyler Reddick fourth at 188.390mph and Michael McDowell accomplished the highest 5 at 188.029mph.

Chase Elliott certified sixth at 187.950mph, Austin Dillon seventh at 187.546mph, Denny Hamlin eighth at 186.987mph, Kyle Larson ninth at 186.233mph and Daniel Suarez tenth at 185.401mph.

Larson is the defending race winner.

All three races within the first spherical had been received by drivers who will not be championship-eligible.

Six playoff drivers will begin exterior the highest 10.

Austin Cindric certified eleventh; Ross Chastain twelfth; Ryan Blaney 14th; Alex Bowman seventeenth; Christopher Bell twenty second; and Chase Briscoe thirtieth.

Coming off his spectacular win final weekend at Bristol Motor Speedway, Chris Buescher begins thirteenth at his residence monitor.

Cody Ware didn’t make a qualifying lap after hitting the within backstretch wall in observe. Ware drove his automobile to the storage with vital left facet harm and can begin final.

Thirty-six drivers will take the inexperienced flag at Texas.

UP NEXT: Autotrader EchoPark Automotive 500 at 3:30 p.m. ET Sunday.

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SPORT NEWS – RFK Racing nonetheless going sturdy with Keselowski on Texas Cup pole
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