Keselowski wins Nationwide pole at Watkins Glen
WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. (AP) Brad Keselowski has won the Nationwide pole for Saturday’s Zippo 200 at Watkins Glen International.
Keselowski, the defending race winner, turned a fast lap of 124.194 mph in the No. 22 Ford in the second and final round of qualifying to edge teammate Joey Logano and give Roger Penske a front row sweep.
It’s the first Nationwide Series pole at Watkins Glen for Keselowski, his fourth of the season and 18th of his career in NASCAR’s second-tier series. It’s also his first road course pole.
Kyle Busch will start third, followed by Marcos Ambrose and Regan Smith.
Series points leader Chase Elliott will start 15th.