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Aric Almirola Wins Pole For NASCAR Cup Bristol Night Race

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

In a Friday (Sept. 16) qualifying session at Bristol Motor Speedway that saw four drivers break the 15-second barrier, it was Aric Almirola who prevailed with a speed of 128.382 mph. It is the fourth Cup Series pole in Almirola’s career, and his first since Nashville Superspeedway in 2021. Almirola’s best finish from the pole …

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