Ben Rhodes edges Kyle Busch for Truck pole at Pocono

Two rounds of single-truck qualifying decided the starting lineup for Saturday's Overton's 150 at Pocono Raceway.

Ben Rhodes edges Kyle Busch for Truck pole at Pocono
Ben Rhodes, ThorSport Racing Toyota
Ben Rhodes, ThorSport Racing Toyota
Ben Rhodes, ThorSport Racing Toyota
Kyle Busch, Kyle Busch Motorsports Toyota

In the first round, ThorSport's Ben Rhodes led the way with a 52.970-second lap (169.907mph).

He was followed by Christopher Bell, Kyle Busch, John-Hunter Nemechek and Chase Briscoe. Noah Gragson, Matt Crafton, Ryan Truex, Johnny Sauter and Kaz Grala rounded out the top ten. They were also joined in the final round of qualifying by Austin Hill and Grant Enfinger.

Cody Coughlin was the first driver on the outside looking, 0.254 tenths back of the top 12.

The first round was halted once by an incident involving Justin Fontaine, who spun out of Turn 2 and backed his No. 66 Toyota into the outside wall.

Rhodes was able to do it again in the final round of qualifying with a pole time of 52.931 seconds (170.033mph), edging Kyle Busch by 0.011 hundredths. 

Bell, Truex, Briscoe, Nemechek, Sauter, Gragson, Crafton and Hill rounded out the top ten.

For Rhodes, it's his second career CWTS pole and his first of the 2017 season.

Cla#DriverManufacturerTimeGapMph
1 27 united_states Ben Rhodes  Toyota 52.931   170.033
2 51 united_states Kyle Busch  Toyota 52.942 0.011 169.997
3 4 united_states Christopher Bell  Toyota 52.971 0.040 169.904
4 16 united_states Ryan Truex  Toyota 53.147 0.216 169.342
5 29 united_states Chase Briscoe  Ford 53.531 0.600 168.127
6 8 united_states John Hunter Nemechek  Chevrolet 53.610 0.679 167.879
7 21 united_states Johnny Sauter  Chevrolet 53.621 0.690 167.845
8 18 united_states Noah Gragson  Toyota 53.668 0.737 167.698
9 88 united_states Matt Crafton  Toyota 53.936 1.005 166.864
10 02 united_states Austin Hill  Ford 54.421 1.490 165.377
11 33 united_states Kaz Grala  Chevrolet 54.503 1.572 165.129
12 98 united_states Grant Enfinger  Toyota 54.505 1.574 165.122
13 13 united_states Cody Coughlin  Toyota 54.501 1.570 165.135
14 24 united_states Justin Haley  Chevrolet 54.546 1.615 164.998
15 52 united_states Stewart Friesen  Chevrolet 54.830 1.899 164.144
16 45 united_states T.J. Bell  Chevrolet 55.100 2.169 163.339
17 19 united_states Austin Cindric  Ford 55.390 2.459 162.484
18 1 united_states Jordan Anderson  Chevrolet 56.071 3.140 160.511
19 0 united_states Matt Mills  Chevrolet 56.653 3.722 158.862
20 83 united_states Todd Peck  Chevrolet 56.775 3.844 158.520
21 44 united_states Austin Wayne Self  Chevrolet 57.188 4.257 157.376
22 49 united_states Wendell Chavous  Chevrolet 57.374 4.443 156.865
23 36 united_states Travis Kvapil  Chevrolet 57.646 4.715 156.125
24 6 united_states Norm Benning  Chevrolet 58.053 5.122 155.031
25 63 united_states Camden Murphy  Chevrolet 58.442 5.511 153.999
26 87 united_states Joe Nemechek  Chevrolet 58.627 5.696 153.513
27 28 united_states Bryan Dauzat  Chevrolet 61.499 8.568 146.344
28 10 united_states Jennifer Jo Cobb  Chevrolet 61.543 8.612 146.239
29 57 united_states Mike Senica  Chevrolet 66.570 13.639 135.196
30 66 united_states Justin Fontaine  Toyota 0.000   0.000
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