Fort Worth, TX (Sports Network) - Texas-native James Buescher claimed the pole
for the WinStar World Casino 350k Camping World Truck Series race after
topping points leader Austin Dillon in Thursday's qualifying at Texas Motor
Buescher, who hails from nearby Plano, TX, turned a lap at 181.062 mph around
the fast 1.5-mile track for his third career pole in the series. His maiden
pole came at Texas in June. Buescher has yet to win a truck race.
Dillon will start alongside Buescher on the front row after posting a lap at
Blake Feese qualified third, while Sprint Cup Series regular Kyle Busch took
the fourth spot. Busch has won the last two fall truck races at Texas.
Ricky Carmichael and Justin Lofton will start from row three, followed by
Nelson Piquet Jr. and Ty Dillon, who is Austin's younger brother, in row four.
Ron Hornaday Jr. and his team owner, Kevin Harvick, will occupy the fifth row.
Hornaday won this year's spring race here.
Dillon presently holds an 11-point advantage over Buescher. Hornaday and
Johnny Sauter are both 15 points behind the leader. Sauter qualified 12th.
Tim Andrews, Norm Benning and Derek White failed to qualify.
Friday's 147-lap truck race at Texas is scheduled to start just after 8:00