Busch grabs pole for Bristol Nationwide race

Kyle Busch will start on the pole for Friday night's Food City 250 Nationwide Series race after posting the fastest lap in qualifying at Bristol Motor Speedway.

Busch, a five-time Nationwide race winner at Bristol, turned a lap at 124.971 mph for his record-extending 32nd career pole in the series, including six this season. It's also his third pole at this 0.533-mile, high-banked oval.

Brian Scott earned the outside pole with a lap at 124.873 mph. Ty Dillon qualified third, followed by Justin Allgaier, rookie Kyle Larson and Austin Dillon.

Regan Smith, Trevor Bayne, Brian Vickers and Parker Kligerman completed the top-10.

Points leader Sam Hornish Jr. will start 13th. Hornish presently holds a 13- point advantage over Elliott Sadler, who will roll off 25th.