Kyle Busch wins pole for North Carolina Education Lottery 200 at Charlotte

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It looks to be the start of the Kyle Busch show this weekend as Busch scored the pole for the North Carolina Education Lottery 200 in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series. Busch lapped the 1.5-mile oval in 29.384 seconds for his 14th career pole award. It marks Busch’s second pole as he searches for another win following the victory at Kansas Speedway.

Defending series champion Matt Crafton qualified second for his fourth top-10 start of the season as he heads into Charlotte with an eight-point lead over Timothy Peters.

In his first truck start this year, Brad Keselowski qualified third as he searches for his first truck win as a car owner. Ron Hornaday and Brian Ickler rounded out the top five.

Ben Kennedy will start sixth, followed by Johnny Sauter, Jeb Burton, Timothy Peters and Ryan Blaney.

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Joining OnPitRoad.com mid-2013 season, Ashley McCubbin is now the Managing Editor and contributes to each racing division as needed. Since studying journalism at the University of Guelph-Humber, Ashley has published articles on a couple of different websites, while serving as a public relations representative for different short track teams.

Born in North York, Ontario, Ashley currently lives in Bradford, Ontario and spends her weekend at the local short tracks in the area. She has spent her entire life at the short track level, falling in love with the sport at the age of five. Beyond her love of short track racing, she also has grown an interest for both NASCAR and the IndyCar Racing Series. She also enjoys taking photos and working on websites, while playing a couple rounds of Candy Crush afterwards.

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