“John Hunter Nemechek Claims Pole Position for Xfinity Darlington Race; Denny Hamlin to Start Second”
John Hunter Nemechek secured the pole position for the Xfinity Series race at Darlington Raceway with a lap speed of 164.998 mph, marking his second pole of the season and first since the Darlington spring race. Denny Hamlin will start second in his lone Xfinity start of the season, followed by Justin Allgaier, Cole Custer, and Sam Mayer.
Defending Darlington Xfinity winner Kyle Larson will start 12th, while Kyle Busch will start 14th and Ross Chastain will start 21st. Sheldon Creed, who experienced practice and qualifying incidents, will line up 16th. The race is scheduled to begin at 3:49 p.m. ET on USA Network.