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Sport NASCAR starting lineup at Michigan: Denny Hamlin wins second consecutive pole; Kyle Busch 2nd

01:57  11 august  2018
01:57  11 august  2018 Source:   sportingnews.com

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Brad Keselowski will start second while Kyle Busch will be third and Kevin Harvick fourth. If Kyle Larson is going to win his fourth race in a row at Michigan , he will have to work his way up from well back.

Kyle Busch won the pole for the Food City 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway, beating brother Kurt Busch by only two one-thousandths of a second .

a close up of a car: Denny Hamlin© (Getty Images) Denny Hamlin

Denny Hamlin won his second pole in as many weeks Friday as he swept all three rounds of qualifying at Michigan International Speedway for Sunday's Consumers Energy 400.

Hamlin was the fastest in practice and consistently the best in qualifying as well as this was the first time he has ever swept all three rounds.

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"The team gave me a great-driving car, one that was just easily able to consistently back up times after time," Hamlin told NBCSN. "We got faster on every run on the race track today."

Kyle Busch will start second while Kevin Harvick will be third.

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Chase Elliott will start second and Joey Logano will be third. The story of qualifying, though, was Kyle Busch , who qualified 32nd. 2 . Chase Elliott 3. Joey Logano 4. Denny Hamlin 5. Kyle Larson 6. Kurt Busch 7. Erik Jones 8. Jamie McMurray 9. William Byron 10.

Denny Hamlin won the NASCAR Cup pole for Sunday's race at Watkins Glen International. Breaking down the Pocono starting lineup . Daniel Suarez won the pole at Pocono after Kevin Harvick and Kyle Busch failed post-qualifying inspection.

Daniel Suarez, who has been on a good run lately, wrecked on his qualifying lap and will start from the back. Chase Elliott, who earned his first career win last week at Watkins Glen, will start 21st in his 100th career race.

The Consumers Energy 400 can be seen at 2:30 p.m. ET on NBCSN.

NASCAR starting lineup at Consumers Energy 400

1. Denny Hamlin

2. Kyle Busch

3. Kevin Harvick

4. Erik Jones

5. Austin Dillon

6. Ryan Newman

7. Martin Truex Jr.

8. Ryan Blaney

9. Alex Bowman

10. Joey Logano

11. Aric Almirola

12. Kurt Busch

13. Ricky Stenhouse Jr.

14. Paul Menard

15. Jamie McMurray

16. Clint Bowyer

17. Kyle Larson

18. Brad Keselowski

19. Jimmie Johnson

20. William Byron

21. Chase Elliott

22. Darrell "Bubba" Wallace

23. Chris Buescher

24. David Ragan

25. AJ Allmendinger

26. Trevor Bayne

27. Ty Dillon

28. Kasey Kahne

29. Michael McDowell

30. Matt DiBenedetto

31. Landon Cassill

32. Corey Lajoie

33. BJ McLeod

34. Gray Gaulding

35. Reed Sorenson

36. Garrett Smithley

37. Timmy Hill

38. Jeffrey Earnhardt

39. Blake Jones

40. Daniel Suarez

4 Cup playoff spots left to be filled after Bristol .
Alex Bowman and Jimmie Johnson have yet to qualify for the playoffs with two races left.That leaves four spots left to be set with two races left in the regular season.

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