Austin Dillon notched his sixth pole of the Camping World Truck Series season Friday afternoon, claiming the first starting spot for Friday night’s Lucas Oil 150 at Phoenix International Raceway.
Dillon turned a fast lap of 133.605 mph to lead three Chevrolet drivers onto the starting grid. Matt Crafton will start second and Clint Bowyer third.
Completing the top five were Kyle Busch and Johnny Sauter.
Series point leader Todd Bodine qualified 15th. He can clinch the series title – his second – by finishing fourth or better in tonight’s race. The season will end next week at Homestead-Miami Speedway in Florida.
Tonight’s race will be broadcast by SPEED at 7:30 p.m. (ET).
Mike Hembree is NASCAR Editor for SPEED.com and has been covering motorsports for 28 years. He has written several books on NASCAR, including "NASCAR: The Definitive History of America's Sport" and "Then Tony Said To Junior: The Best NASCAR Stories Ever Told". He is a six-time winner of the National Motorsports Press Association Writer of the Year Award.