Ryan Blaney will lead this afternoon’s My Bariatric Solutions 300 to the green flag after posting a 189.990 mph lap in the lone round of qualifying. Following two stoppages for rain during the first round of qualifying, the session was ultimately canceled for a heavy drizzle.
— Texas Motor Speedway (@TXMotorSpeedway) April 7, 2018
Additionally, seven cars failed to make it through inspection for a variety of reasons. Elliott Sadler, Daniel Hemric, Matt Tifft, Kaz Grala, Josh Williams, Bayley Currey and Kevin Harvick will all start at the rear of the field. Of that group of drivers, Hemric was fastest during final practice on Friday.
The My Bariatric Solutions 300 begins at 2 p.m. ET.
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