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Hamlin tops Truex to win the pole at Dover International Speedway

  • Denny Hamlin drives his car during qualifying for Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup series auto race, Friday, May 29, 2015, at Dover International Speedway in Dover, Del. Hamlin won the pole. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

    Denny Hamlin drives his car during qualifying for Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup series auto race, Friday, May 29, 2015, at Dover International Speedway in Dover, Del. Hamlin won the pole. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)  (The Associated Press)

  • Denny Hamlin poses with the pole award after he won the position for Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup series auto race, Friday, May 29, 2015, at Dover International Speedway in Dover, Del. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

    Denny Hamlin poses with the pole award after he won the position for Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup series auto race, Friday, May 29, 2015, at Dover International Speedway in Dover, Del. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)  (The Associated Press)

  • Denny Hamlin, left, poses with the pole award after he won the pole during qualifying for Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup series auto race, Friday, May 29, 2015, at Dover International Speedway in Dover, Del. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

    Denny Hamlin, left, poses with the pole award after he won the pole during qualifying for Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup series auto race, Friday, May 29, 2015, at Dover International Speedway in Dover, Del. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)  (The Associated Press)

Denny Hamlin turned a lap of 160.121 mph Friday at Dover International Speedway to win his first pole of the season.

Hamlin won the Dover pole for the third time in the last six races.

Martin Truex Jr., who has one of his two career Sprint Cup wins at Dover, joins Hamlin on the front row.

Kyle Larson, Matt Kenseth and Joey Logano round out the top five.

Hendrick Motorsports failed to land a car in the final round of qualifying for the second straight race.