Truck Qualifying at Pocono Cancelled; Byron Starts on Pole

A tricky weather situation at the tricky triangle has forced NASCAR to cancel Camping World Truck Series qualifying,

Although it was not raining for qualifying, overnight rains left Pocono Raceway wet. NASCAR said it would take them an hour and a half to dry the track, and with one Sprint Cup practice remaining and an early start time for the Truck race, NASCAR deemed it would take too long to complete qualifying, so they scrapped it.

With qualifying cancelled, the field will be set up according to combined practice speeds from yesterday, meaning point leader William Byron will start on the pole.

John Hunter Nemechek will start second followed by Ben Rhodes, Tyler Reddick, Christopher Bell, Austin Hill, Timothy Peters, Cody Coughlin, Ben Kennedy and Cameron Hayley.

In hopes of beating out rain later today, NASCAR moved the start time for the Pocono Mountains 150 up five minutes to 1:16 p.m. ET.

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