Truex Jr. Qualifies 23rd in Bristol
August 22, 2014
Martin Truex Jr. will start 23rd in Saturday night's Sprint Cup Series race at Bristol Motor Speedway.
In Friday's time trials at the half-mile oval, Truex's No. 78 Furniture Row Chevrolet with a World Vision paint scheme recorded a lap time and speed of 14.892 seconds at 128.848 miles per hour.
The pole winner was Kevin Harvick (14.607 at 131.362). Rounding out the top-10 in order were: Jeff Gordon, Carl Edwards, Kyle Busch, Joey Logano, Jimmie Johnson, Kurt Busch, Greg Biffle, Brad Keselowski and Marcos Ambrose.
The Irwin Tools Night Race will be televised on ABC, beginning with a 30-minute prerace show at 5 p.m. MT (7 p.m. ET).