Ryan Blaney scored his first career Cup pole and gave the Wood Brothers their first pole since 2004 and only second since 1984.
Joey Logano starts second in Saturday night’s race at Kansas Speedway.
The second row features Martin Truex Jr. and Talladega winner Ricky Stenhouse Jr. The third row features the Busch brothers with Kyle Busch fifth and Kurt Busch sixth.
Three Hendrick cars were among the 11 that failed inspection and did not make a qualifying attempt. Jimmie Johnson starts 29th, Kasey Kahne starts 31st and Dale Earnhardt Jr. starts 33rd in the 40-car field.