FORT WORTH, Texas – Brad Keselowski will start from the pole in the Xfinity Series’ O’Reilly Auto Parts Challenge at Texas Motor Speedway, which airs on NBC.
Keselowksi recorded a speed of 186.909 mph, which tied Erik Jones. Keselowski received the tiebreaker based off owner points.
Jones has started on the front row in all five Chase races.
The pole is the second this year for Team Penske’s No. 22 team after earning it at Road America. Keselowski’s pole, the 20th of his career, comes a year after giving the No. 22 team its last win.
It’s Keselowski’s first pole in 18 starts at Texas.
Where Xfinity Chase drivers will start:
Erik Jones, second
Daniel Suarez, fourth
Justin Allgaier, sixth
Elliott Sadler, eighth
Blake Koch, 12th
Ryan Reed, 13th
Brendan Gaughan, 16th
Darrell Wallace Jr., 18th