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Dillon To Start Showdown From The Pole

Info Manager | , RacinToday.com Friday, May 16 2014

Austin Dillon won the pole for the All-Star weekend opening Showdown. (RacinToday/HHP file photo by Alan Marler)

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Austin Dillon went out late in Friday afternoon’s qualifying session for Friday night’s pre-All-Star Race Sprint Showdown and won the pole.

Dillon nabbed the pole with a lap in 27.747 seconds at the 1.5-mile Charlotte Motor Speedway track.

Second was AJ Allmendinger and third was rookie Kyle Larson.

Rounding out the top five were Clint Bowyer and Marcos Ambrose.

The traditional single-car format was used in the session. Twenty-three cars made qualifying runs.

The Showdown will fill out the field for Saturday night’s Sprint All-Star Race. The top two finishers will advance to the big race.

Info Manager | , RacinToday.com Friday, May 16 2014
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