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Kyle Busch wins pole for Phoenix Xfinity race

NASCAR XFINITY Series Ticket Galaxy 200 - Practice

AVONDALE, AZ - NOVEMBER 11: Kyle Busch, driver of the #18 NOS Energy Drink Toyota, leads Cole Whitt, driver of the #14 Rinnai Toyota, during practice for the NASCAR XFINITY Series Ticket Galaxy 200 at Phoenix International Raceway on November 11, 2016 in Avondale, Arizona. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

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AVONDALE, Ariz. - Kyle Busch won the pole for tonight’s Xfinity Series race at Phoenix International Raceway with a lap of 136.132 mph. It is Busch’s ninth pole this season.

Joe Gibbs Racing teammate Erik Jones will start second after a lap of 135.936 mph. Ryan Reed (135.049 mph) is third, Blake Koch (135.034) is fourth and Darrell Wallace Jr. (134.791) is fifth.

Tonight’s race will set the four-driver lineup for next weekend’s championship round in Miami. None of the eight drivers still eligible for the title has clinched a spot.

Here is where the Chase contenders will start:

Erik Jones - 2nd

Ryan Reed - 3rd

Blake Koch - 4th

Darrell Wallace Jr. - 5th

Daniel Suarez - 6th

Justin Allgaier - 9th

Elliott Sadler - 10th

Brendan Gaughan - 25th

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