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Kyle Busch earns 50th Xfinity career pole, qualifying first at home track of Las Vegas

Las Vegas Motor Speedway -  Boyd Gaming 300 Practice

LAS VEGAS, NV - MARCH 04: Kyle Busch, driver of the #18 NOS Energy Drink Toyota, drives during practice for the NASCAR Xfinity Series Boyd Gaming 300 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on March 4, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Todd Warshaw/Getty Images)

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Hometown driver Kyle Busch was the fastest in all three rounds of Xfinity Series qualifying as he earned the pole for the Boyd Gaming 300 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, his 50th Xfinity Series pole.

Busch’s speed of 182.698 mph led a Joe Gibbs Racing sweep of the top three spots. Erik Jones starts second, followed by Daniel Suarez.

The top five was rounded out by Chase Elliott and rookie Brandon Jones.

Derrike Cope and Todd Peck failed to qualify.

Kyle Busch’s pole comes the day after his brother, Kurt Busch, won the pole for the Sprint Cup Series’ Kobalt 400. Kyle Busch has earned the pole in the last four Xfinity Series races he’s entered.

Qualifying results

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