Darrell Wallace Jr. On Pole For Kroger 200

Darrell Wallace Jr. On Pole For Kroger 200

by October 25, 2014 0 comments

Photo Credit: Wayne Thomas

MARTINSVILLE, Va. – Darrell Wallace Jr. won the Keystone Light Pole Award at Martinsville Speedway after running a lap of 19.679 seconds at 96.224 mph on Saturday morning.

Wallace Jr. won the Kroger 200 last year at Martinsville Speedway, and now he enters this weekend’s Kroger 200 third in points, just 28 back to point leader, Matt Crafton. This is Wallace Jr.’s third pole of the season.

Timothy Peters will start second, followed by Matt Crafton and Cole Custer. Ryan Blaney rounds out the top-five.

Jeb Burton, who was fastest during the first round of qualifying, will start ninth.

Austin Hill will start 19th in his NASCAR Camping World Truck Series debut.

Coverage for the Kroger 200 will start at 1:30 p.m. ET today on Fox Sports 1.

Kroger 200 Starting Lineup:

1.) #34 Darrell Wallace Jr.
2.) #17 Timothy Peters
3.) #88 Matt Crafton
4.) #00 Cole Custer
5.) #29 Ryan Blaney
6.) #20 Gray Gaulding
7.) #98 Johnny Sauter
8.) #77 German Quiroga
9.) #13 Jeb Burton
10.) #19 Tyler Reddick
11.) #21 Joey Coulter
12.) #31 Alex Guenette
13.) #31 Ben Kennedy
14.) #8 John Hunter Nemechek
15.) #51 Erik Jones
16.) #33 Brandon Jones
17.) #23 Max Gresham
18.) #05 John Wes Townley
19.) #92 Austin Hill
20.) #0 Matt Tifft
21.) #9 Breenan Newberry
22.) #75 Caleb Holman
23.) #15 Mason Mingus
24.) #02 Tyler Young
25.) #99 Bryan Silas
26.) 35 Peyton Sellers
27.) #86 Brandon Brown
28.) #50 TJ Bell
29.) 08 Camden Murphy
30.) #63 Justin Jennings
31.) #80 Jody Knowles
32.) #07 Enrique Contreras III
33.) #82 Cody Erickson
34.) #6 Norm Benning
35.) #10 Jennifer Jo Cobb
36.) #74 Wendell Chavous

Hunter Thomas
Hunter Thomas is a journalist who grew up in Darlington, S.C. His first motorsports-based endeavor was working as the Public Relations Director at Dillon Motor Speedway in Dillon, S.C., and his journalism start came while he was freelancing at his hometown newspaper, the News & Press while in college.

Hunter has been working within the NASCAR industry since 2010, and throughout the years, he has done everything from PR/Marketing for drivers and teams in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, NASCAR XFINITY Series and NASCAR Camping World Truck Series, to working at Rockingham Speedway. As a journalist, Hunter has covered everything from regional short tracks to NASCAR, ARCA Racing Series, World of Outlaws, Red Bull Global Rallycross, NHRA and much more.

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