BUSCH: Hamlin gets the pole at O'Reilly Raceway

Denny Hamlin will start on the pole for the NASCAR Busch Series Kroger 200 at O'Reilly Raceway Park Saturday in the Indianapolis metro area. Hamlin reached 110.442 mph during his 22.4 second trip around the 5/8 mile track. This is Hamlin's fifth...

Denny Hamlin will start on the pole for the NASCAR Busch Series Kroger 200 at O'Reilly Raceway Park Saturday in the Indianapolis metro area. Hamlin reached 110.442 mph during his 22.4 second trip around the 5/8 mile track. This is Hamlin's fifth pole of the season.

Clint Bowyer mirrored his front row qualification effort for Sunday's Brickyard by running the second fastest lap at 110.083 mph.

Bowyer and Hamlin are among the nine Cup regulars pulling double-duty this weekend, racing Saturday night at ORP and Sunday at the Brickyard. The other Cup drivers are Kevin Harvick (qualified 6th for ORP), Kyle Busch (14th), Greg Biffle (10th), J.J. Yeley (9th), Carl Edwards (22nd), Reed Sorenson (8th) and Jeff Burton (32nd).

Ron Hornaday, Jr. who finished third in Friday night's NASCAR Craftsman Truck race, qualified third followed by Burney Lamar and Aric Almirola.

Forty three cars will race for the checkered under the lights. Racing begins at 9pm.

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Series NASCAR XFINITY
Drivers Jeff Burton , Kevin Harvick , Greg Biffle , Ron Hornaday Jr. , J.J. Yeley , Carl Edwards , Clint Bowyer , Burney Lamar , Denny Hamlin , Reed Sorenson , Aric Almirola