Self Nabs Pole For Day To Day Coffee 150

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Michael Self will start Saturday's ARCA Menards Series race from the pole at World Wide Technology Raceway. (Don Figler Photo)
Michael Self will start Saturday's ARCA Menards Series race from the pole at World Wide Technology Raceway. (Don Figler Photo)

MADISON, Ill. – Michael Self will start Saturday’s ARCA Menards Series race at World Wide Technology Raceway from the pole after setting the fastest time in the lone practice.

The weather in metro St. Louis finally cleared and allowed ARCA teams to get on the track for an hour of practice for Saturday night’s Day to Day Coffee 150. Series championship leader Michael Self led the incident-free session with a lap of 33.105 seconds at 135.931 mph and, per the ARCA Menards Series rule book, will start from the General Tire Pole for Saturday night’s race.

Self’s Venturini Motorsports teammate Christian Eckes was second fastest in practice and will start alongside on the front row. Eckes’s fast lap was 33.125 seconds at 135.849 mph. Sixteen-year-old Corey Heim timed in third fastest in practice, followed by Chandler Smith and Bret Holmes.

Sam Mayer, Tanner Gray, Ty Gibbs, Drew Dollar and Travis Braden completed the top-10.