Kyle Busch will start on the pole in heat one of Sunday’s (Feb. 6) Busch Light Clash at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum after putting down a fast lap of 13.745 seconds, or 65.478 mph.
He edged out Tyler Reddick, whose lap speed of 65.402 mph was enough for the heat two pole. Justin Haley, who went 64.79 mph, and Joey Logano (64.521 mph) will lead heats three and four, respectively.
Daniel Suarez, Cole Custer, Chase Elliott and Kyle Larson will start on the outside pole in heats one through four, respectively. Ricky Stenhouse Jr. and Harrison Burton were ninth and 10th fastest and start third in heats one and two, respectively.
The top four finishers from each heat move on to the main event, while the remaining drivers run two last-chance qualifiers. The three highest finishers from these make the feature. The final spot is reserved for whoever was highest in points in 2021, totaling 23 cars.
The heats are set to run at 3 p.m. ET on Sunday, with the last-chance qualifiers following at around 4:10 p.m. The main event for the Busch Light Clash commences at 6 p.m. ET. All events will air on FOX and Motor Racing Network.
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