Kevin Harvick on Friday afternoon won the pole for Friday night’s Nationwide Series race at Richmond International Raceway.
Harvick’s fast lap was at 123.990 mph.
Second fastest was Clint Bowyer, Harvick’s Sprint Cup teammate at Richard Childress Racing.
Bowyer turned a fast lap at 123.88 7 mph.
Brad Keselowski of Penske Racing, the series points leader, qualified third fastest.
Virtually all public announcements in motor sports are billed as big. Very few of them turn out to be more than mildly significant. There was one Friday, however, that was big and it will affect the oldest major racing series in North America.
The Indy Racing League held a press conference on Friday in Milwaukee. […]