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MacDonald Earns New Hampshire Pole Earns Front-Row Position for Friday's Heluva Good! Fall 125 LOUDON, N.H. (Sept. 17, 2009) -- A two-time winner at New Hampshire Motor Speedway a year ago, Eddie MacDonald earned his second career NASCAR Camping...

MacDonald Earns New Hampshire Pole
Earns Front-Row Position for Friday's Heluva Good! Fall 125

LOUDON, N.H. (Sept. 17, 2009) -- A two-time winner at New Hampshire Motor Speedway a year ago, Eddie MacDonald earned his second career NASCAR Camping World Series East Coors Light Pole Award in advance of Friday's Heluva Good! Fall 125.

MacDonald, from nearby Rowley, Mass., laid down a fast lap of 29.972 seconds (127.079 mph) in Thursday's qualifying session to capture his second pole of the 2009 season. MacDonald won both New Hampshire races in 2008 and enters tomorrow's race trailing championship points leader Ryan Truex by just 50 points. Truex will start ninth.

Joe Gibbs Racing development driver Max Gresham was second fastest in time trials with a lap of 30.052 seconds (126.740 mph) in his first appearance at the Loudon mile. He was followed in the top five by Brett Moffitt at 30.105 (126.517), Joey Polewarczyk at 30.230 (125.944) and Matt Kobyluck at 30.328 (125.587).

The rest of the top 10 qualifiers included Kevin Swindell, David Mayhew, Ty Dillon, Truex and Jonathan Smith.

The Heluva Good! Fall 125 is slated to go green on Friday, Sept. 18, at 5:10 p.m.

-credit: nascar

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Series NASCAR
Drivers Kevin Swindell , Jonathan Smith , Matt Kobyluck , David Mayhew , Eddie MacDonald , Ryan Truex , Max Gresham , Ty Dillon
Teams Joe Gibbs Racing