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Martin Truex earns pole at Dover, JGR places all 4 drivers in top 6

Martin Truex Jr. put it together for a complete performance during qualifying to claim pole position for the playoff race at Dover.

Martin Truex Jr. earned his second pole of the season, capturing the No. 1 spot Friday for Sunday’s Apache Warrior 400 at Dover International Speedway.

Truex covered the one-mile, high-banked oval at 160.664 mph.

Kyle Busch, winner of last week’s race at New Hampshire, will also sit on the front row, capturing the second fastest qualifying speed of 160.392 mph.

Truex broke Busch’s string of winning the pole at the last two races, five of the previous 9 races and six of the previous 11.

Third through fifth were Kyle Larson (159.986), Matt Kenseth (159.972) and Daniel Suarez (159.893).

Denny Hamlin rounded things out for Joe Gibbs Racing, making it all four JGR drivers in the top six, with a speed of 159.759 mph.

Click here for the full qualifying results.