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Jeb Burton Trucks To TMS Pole

Jim Pedley | Managing Editor, RacinToday.com Friday, November 1 2013

Jeb Burton on truck pole. (RacinToday/HHP file photo by Rusty Jarrett)

Rookie Jeb Burton captured the pole position for the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series WinStar World Casino 350 during Friday’s Pinnacle Propane Qualifying Days at Texas Motor Speedway.

Burton (No. 4 Arrowhead Chevrolet) posted a lap of 181.129 miles per hour to earn his series-leading seventh pole of the season. It also is his third pole in his last five starts, dating to the run beginning at Chicago.

Burton will be looking for a season sweep at Texas, having won his first career NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race in June’s WinStar World Casino 400 at “The Great American Speedway!”

Burton led a sweep of the top six qualifying positions by Chevrolet and will be joined on the front row by Justin Lofton (No. 6 Lofton Cattle Chevrolet), who recorded a lap of 180.687 mph.

The duo is followed by Chevy-powered Ty Dillon (No. 3 Bass Pro Shops/Tracker Boats Chevrolet), Miguel Paludo (No. 32 Andersons Maple Syrup-Brookshires Food & Pharmacy Chevrolet), Max Gresham (No. 8 Leviton/Made In USA Chevrolet), defending NCWTS champion and Plano, Texas, native James Buescher (No. 31 Rheem Chevrolet) and Brendan Gaughan (No. 62 South Point Hotel & Casino Chevrolet), respectively.

NCWTS championship leader Matt Crafton (No. 88 Fisher Nuts-MenardsToyota) qualified 14th at 179.390 mph. Other notables were Kyle Busch (No. 51 ToyotaCare Toyota) 11th, Brad Keselowski (No. 19 Draw-Tite Ford) 13th, and rookie Darrell Wallace (No. 54 Camping World/Good Sam Toyota) 17th.

Jim Pedley | Managing Editor, RacinToday.com Friday, November 1 2013
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