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TRUCKS: Bodine On Nashville Pole

Todd Bodine has had a spectacular season so far and is looking to keep it going tonight at Nashville Superspeedway. If early returns are any indication, he’s off to a good start.

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Bodine, the 2006 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series champion and current points leader, put his No. 30 Germain.com Toyota Tundra on the pole for tonight’s Nashville 200 at Nashville Superspeedway with a lap of 155.543 miles per hour.

Live coverage of the race begins on SPEED at 8:30 p.m. ET with the “NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Setup.”

The pole was the sixth in 154 career Truck Series starts for the 46-year-old Chemung, N.Y. native, who has never won at Nashville but has four career top-five finishes in just six Truck Series starts here.

Qualifying second was 20-year-old rookie Austin Dillon, who earlier this season scored three consecutive poles. Dillon piloted the No. 3 Richard Childress Racing/Bass Pro Shops Chevrolet Silverado to the outside of Row 1 for tonight’s race, running 155.417 mph.

Qualifying on the inside of Row 2 was the No. 17 Red Horse Racing Toyota of Timothy Peters, 154.650 mph, flanked by Ken Schrader in the No. 2 Kevin Harvick Racing Chevy, which this week is sponsored by Moore’s Marinade. Schrader’s lap was 154.476 mph. Aric Almiroa completed the top five, his Billy Ballew Motorsports Toyota hitting 154.040 mph.

The second five was Matt Crafton, Johnny Sauter, Jason White, Justin Lofton and Ron Hornaday Jr.

Coming into tonight’s race, the 14th of 25 on the 2010 Truck Series schedule, Bodine leads Almirola by 149 points and Sauter by 193 points.

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Tom Jensen is the Editor in Chief of SPEED.com, Senior NASCAR Editor at RACER and a contributing Editor for TruckSeries.com. You can follow him online at twitter.com/tomjensen100 and e-mail him at Jensen is the author of “Cheating: The Bad Things Good NASCAR Nextel Cup Racers Do In Pursuit of Speed,” and has appeared on numerous television and radio shows. Jensen is the past President of the National Motorsports Press Association and an NMPA Writer of the Year.