Custer Nabs Vegas Xfinity Series Pole

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Cole Custer will start from the pole Saturday at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. (HHP/Jeff Fluharty Photo)
Cole Custer deflected talk of a move to the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series on Thursday. (HHP/Jeff Fluharty Photo)

LAS VEGAS – Cole Custer will lead the NASCAR Xfinity Series to the green flag on Saturday afternoon at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.

Custer earned the pole for the Rhino Pro Truck Outfitters 300 with a 29.773-second lap at 181.372 mph in his No. 00 Stewart-Haas Racing Ford Mustang.

Christopher Bell qualified second for Joe Gibbs Racing, followed by Justin Allgaier, Tyler Reddick and Austin Cindric.

Brandon Jones, Chase Briscoe, Elliott Sadler, Landon Cassill and Justin Haley completed the top-10.

Noah Gragson and Alex Labbe each spun late in the qualifying session, forcing them to start Saturday’s race from the rear of the field.

Rhino Pro Truck Outfitters 300 Starting Lineup

1. Cole Custer
2. Christopher Bell
3. Justin Allgaier
4. Tyler Reddick
5. Austin Cindric
6. Brandon Jones
7. Chase Briscoe
8. Elliott Sadler
9. Landon Cassill
10. Justin Haley
11. Michael Annett
12. Jeremy Clements
13. John Hunter Nemechek
14. J.J. Yeley
15. Riley Herbst
16. Gray Gaulding
17. Brandon Brown
18. Tommy Joe Martins
19. Ryan Sieg
20. Ray Black Jr.
21. B.J. McLeod
22. Ryan Truex
23. Stephen Leicht
24. Matt Mills
25. Kyle Weatherman
26. Garrett Smithley
27. Joe Nemechek
28. Tyler Matthews
29. Josh Williams
30. David Starr
31. C.J. McLaughlin
32. Joey Gase
33. Chad Finchum
34. Vinnie Miller
35. Stan Mullis
36. Noah Gragson
37. Alex Labbe
38. J.A. Junior Avila