Starting lineup for Cup race at Kentucky

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SPARTA, Ky. – Daniel Suarez qualified first for Saturday night’s Cup race at Kentucky Speedway.

Cars were impounded after qualifying and inspection will take place Saturday afternoon. Any car that fails inspection will have its qualifying time disallowed and start at the rear of the field. The garage opens at 1:30 p.m. ET Saturday and inspection will begin shortly after that.

Brad Keselowski qualified third with Kurt Busch fourth and Kevin Harvick fifth.

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Ryan Newman‘s car failed inspection Saturday and loses its 23rd qualifying spot.

The race is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. ET on NBCSN. Coverage begins at 6 p.m. ET with NASCAR America.