Hill Rockets To Pocono Truck Series Pole

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Austin Hill will start from the pole during Saturday's Gander RV 150 at Pocono Raceway. (Toyota Photo)
Austin Hill will start from the pole during Saturday's Gander RV 150 at Pocono Raceway. (Toyota Photo)

LONG POND, Pa. – Austin Hill earned his second NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series pole of the season on Friday at Pocono Raceway.

Hill put the No. 16 Hattori Racing Enterprises Toyota on the pole with a 52.525-second lap at 171.347 mph. Not only did he win the pole, he also reset the Truck Series qualifying record at Pocono Raceway in the process.

Ross Chastain qualified second in his Niece Motorsports Chevrolet, falling .074 of a second short of the time set by Hill. Stewart Friesen, who is still in search of his first Truck Series victory, qualified third.

The GMS Racing duo of Brett Moffitt and Sheldon Creed qualified fourth and fifth, respectively.

Kyle Busch Motorsports teammates Harrison Burton and Todd Gilliland qualified sixth and seventh ahead of Matt Crafton, Tyler Ankrum and championship leader Grant Enfinger.

The NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series Gander RV 150 at Pocono Raceway is scheduled to begin at 1 p.m. EST.

Gander RV 150 Starting Lineup

1. Austin Hill
2. Ross Chastain
3. Stewart Friesen
4. Brett Moffitt
5. Sheldon Creed
6. Harrison Burton
7. Todd Gilliland
8. Matt Crafton
9. Tyler Ankrum
10. Grant Enfinger
11. Bayley Currey
12. Jordan Anderson
13. Christian Eckes
14. Anthony Alfredo
15. Ben Rhodes
16. Johnny Sauter
17. Gus Dean
18. Austin Wayne Self
19. Joe Nemechek
20. Tyler Dippel
21. T.J. Bell
22. Anthony Mrakovich
23. Mason Massey
24. Natalie Decker
25. Spencer Boyd
26. Josh Reaume
27. Ray Ciccarelli
28. Bryant Barnhill
29. Norm Benning
30. Bryan Dauzat
31. Daniel Sasnett
32. Jennifer Jo Cobb