Johnny Sauter won the pole for tonight’s Truck series race at Texas Motor Speedway with a track record lap of 188.758 mph.
This is Sauter’s first pole of 2018 and sixth in his career. His most recent pole came at Texas in June 2016, 59 races ago.
Noah Gragson (188.594 mph) was .025 seconds slower.
Playoff contender Justin Haley (186.593) qualified sixth.
In the second round of qualification, Todd Gilliland got loose exiting Turn 2 and made contact with the wall.
In the first round, Ben Rhodes slapped the wall before settling into 16th on the grid.
Playoff contender Grant Enfinger (185.179) qualified 13th.
In 14th, Matt Crafton (185.014) was the worst qualifier among the remaining playoff contenders.
Josh Reaume and Reid Wilson failed to qualify.