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Kenseth wins pole for Coca-Cola 600

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CONCORD, N.C. (AP) Matt Kenseth is hoping history repeats itself Sunday night at the Coca-Cola 600.

Kenseth won his second Sprint Cup pole of the season Thursday night for NASCAR's longest race. He turned in a dominating lap of 194.252 mph at Charlotte Motor Speedway in the third round of NASCAR's knockout qualifying format.

He also won the pole at Bristol in April and went on to win the Food City 500 and hopes to carry that mojo over to race day.

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Kenseth wins Charlotte pole for Sunday's Coca-Cola 600

CONCORD, N.C. – After powering to his second pole of the season on Thursday night, Matt Kenseth will start NASCAR's longer race from the most advantageous position—with his No. 20 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota getting serviced in the most advantageous pit stall.

Kenseth ran his fastest lap of the night (194.252 mph) in the third and final round of knockout qualifying at Charlotte Motor Speedway and secured the top spot on the grid for Sunday's Coca-Cola 600 (6 p.m. ET on FOX), the 12th NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race of the season. (MORE)

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Sprint CupCoca-Cola 600May 243:16 PT4:16 MT5:16 CT6:16 ET18:16 ET22:16 GMT6:16 北京时间3:16 MST5:16 EST2:16 UAE (+1)5:16 CT0:16 CET TV: FOX
XFINITYHisense 300May 2311:46 PT12:46 MT1:46 CT2:46 ET14:46 ET18:46 GMT2:46 北京时间11:46 MST1:46 EST22:46 UAE1:46 CT20:46 CET TV: FOX
Camping World TruckLucas Oil 200May 292:48 PT3:48 MT4:48 CT5:48 ET17:48 ET21:48 GMT5:48 北京时间2:48 MST4:48 EST1:48 UAE (+1)4:48 CT23:48 CET TV: FS1
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RankDriverPointsWins
1 K.Harvick 437 2
2 M.Truex Jr. 391 0
3 J.Johnson 389 3
4 J.Logano 375 1
5 D.Earnhardt Jr. 360 1
6 B.Keselowski 343 1
7 M.Kenseth 331 1
8 J.McMurray 328 0
9 J.Gordon 317 0
10 K.Kahne 313 0
11 A.Almirola 312 0
12 P.Menard 306 0
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