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Cole Custer wins pole for Xfinity race at Pocono

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Cole Custer will start first in today’s Xfinity Series race at Pocono Raceway after claiming his third pole of the year.

In single-car qualifying, Custer won the pole with a speed of 161.423 mph.

Ryan Truex qualified second with a speed of 161.319 mph.

The top five is completed by Austin Cindric, Kyle Busch and Christopher Bell.

Truex and Cindric each matched their best qualifying result of the year. They are both making their first career start at Pocono.

Paul Menard will start 13th. He is followed by Jeremy Clements, Kaz Grala, Chase Briscoe, Ryan Sieg and Shane Lee.

The Pocono 250 will begin at 1 p.m. ET on Fox Sports 1.

Click here for qualifying results.

NASCAR’s Saturday schedule at Pocono Raceway

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The racing action at Pocono Raceway continues today with the final Cup series practice and the Xfinty Series’ Pocono 250.

Here’s the day’s full schedule with TV and radio info.

(All times are Eastern)

7:30 a.m. — Xfinity garage opens

9:05 a.m. — Xfinity qualifying; single vehicle/two rounds (FS1)

10 a.m. – 3 p.m. — Cup garage open

10:45 a.m. — Xfinity driver/crew chief meeting

11 a.m. – 12:20 p.m. — Final Cup practice (FS1, MRN)

12:30 p.m. — Xfinity driver introductions

1 p.m. — Pocono Green 250 Recycled by J.P. Mascaro & Sons Xfinity race; 100 laps/250 miles (FS1, MRN & SiriusXM NASCAR Radio)