TRUCKS: Harvick Wins Martinsville Pole

Kevin Harvick edged series rookie Ty Dillon Saturday to win the pole for Saturday afternoon’s Kroger 250 Camping World Truck Series race at Martinsville Speedway.

Harvick will start first in the 1:30 p.m. (ET) race, the second of the Truck season. The race will be televised by SPEED.

Harvick turned a fast lap of 95.665 miles per hour. Dillon was a close second at 95.588.

Completing the top five were Timothy Peters, Cale Gale and Ron Hornaday Jr.

The pole is the third of Harvick’s Truck career.

Mike Hembree is NASCAR Editor for and has been covering motorsports for 30 years. He is a six-time winner of the National Motorsports Press Association Writer of the Year Award.