CONCORD, N.C. — Qualifying set the field for Sunday’s inaugural Bank of America Roval 400 on the Charlotte Motor Speedway road course (2 p.m. ET on NBC).
Playoff driver Kurt Busch will start first with his fourth pole of the year. AJ Allmendinger will start second with his best qualifying effort in more than two years.
The top five is completed by Alex Bowman (playoffs), Chase Elliott (playoffs) and Kyle Larson (playoffs).
The top 10 is rounded out by Jimmie Johnson (playoffs), Clint Bowyer (playoffs), Jamie McMurray, Ryan Blaney (playoffs) and Chris Buescher.
Denny Hamlin (playoffs) will start from the rear in a backup car after wrecking in the first round of qualifying.
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