HAMPTON, Ga. (AP) — Carl Edwards has won the pole for Saturday night’s Nationwide Series race at Atlanta Motor Speedway.
Edwards qualified first on Saturday with his top lap time of 179.452 mph. Brad Keselowski, who is returning to the Nationwide Series after missing the last four races after breaking his ankle, will start beside Edwards on the first row. Keselowski’s time was 178.075.
Kyle Busch and Ryan Truex qualified third and fourth.
Keselowski is the defending Nationwide champion. He has two wins and 13 top 10 finishes in 20 Nationwide races this season.