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Ty Gibbs Grabs Xfinity Pole at Road America

Ty Gibbs will start on the NASCAR Xfinity Series pole ahead of the Henry 180 today (July 3), putting down a fast lap speed of 107.532 mph.

The No. 81 Joe Gibbs Racing driver looks to win his third Xfinity race of the year after earning his first career pole.

Gibbs also competes in the ARCA Menards Series had has five victories and seven top fives in eight races this season.

“It’s been a really great year for my team,” Gibbs told NBC Sports after the session. “You know God has blessed me so much, I’m very thankful to be where I’m at. It’s super cool to drive for Joe Gibbs Racing, my family, so hopefully we can carry on today maybe do a little Boot Scootin Boogie’n it up here in Sheboygan, so it should be pretty fun!”

He’ll start alongside of Team Penske’s Austin Cindric, who went 107.475 mph in his lap. AJ Allmendinger’s No. 16 of Kaulig Racing was third-quickest, with a lap speed of 107.37 mph. Gibbs’ JGR teammates Daniel Hemric and Kyle Busch round out the top five in the lineup.

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JR Motorsports’ Justin Allgaier is sixth, Kaz Grala qualified seventh in the No. 31 Jordan Anderson Racing car and Jeb Burton starts eighth. Jeremy Clements and Harrison Burton complete the top 10 qualifiers.

Jeffrey Earnhardt, Colby Howard, Kyle Weatherman, Gray Gaulding, Boris Said, Matt Jaskol and Bayley Currey all did not qualify for the race.

Xfinity Starting Lineup for Road America

The Henry 180 airs at 2:30 p.m. ET on NBC and the Motor Racing Network radio.

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