Denny Hamlin won the pole for Saturday’s (Aug. 17) Bass Pro Shops NRA Night Race at Bristol with a lap of 129.320 mph. He will be alongside Kyle Larson for the 500 lap race, under the lights on Saturday night.
“Proud of this FedEx team for giving me such a great car. These guys are on it right now. What these guys are doing is unbelievable.” Hamlin said after qualifying concluded.
“I’m just trying to do everything I can to get better and the results are showing it.”
The winner from the Spring race at Bristol, Kyle Busch, was the first car to go out and it was a disadvantage as he will start 31st on Saturday night.
The 59th Annual Bass Pro Shops NRA Night Race will get underway at 7 p.m. ET on NBCSN, with the green flag waving at 7:46 p.m. ET.