Grant, along with runner-up Spencer Bayston and third-place finisher Andrew Felker advanced to Saturday night’s main event at the Chili Bowl Nationals in Tulsa, Oklahoma.
Both Kahne and Stenhouse will have to race their way into the main event Saturday night.
Reigning Camping World Truck Series champion Christopher Bell seeks a second consecutive Chili Bowl title Saturday night. Also contending for the title will be Kyle Larson. Both Bell and Larson are locked into the main event.