Kyle Busch wins pole for Coke Zero 400

DAYTONA BEACH, FL - JULY 05: Kyle Busch, driver of the #18 Interstate Batteries Toyota, receives the pole award from Miss Coors Light Rachel Rupert during qualifying for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Coke Zero 400 at Daytona International Speedway on July 5, 2013 in Daytona Beach, Florida. (Photo by Todd Warshaw/Getty Images)
DAYTONA BEACH, FL - JULY 05:  Kyle Busch, driver of the #18 Interstate Batteries Toyota, receives the pole award from Miss Coors Light Rachel Rupert  during qualifying for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Coke Zero 400 at Daytona International Speedway on July 5, 2013 in Daytona Beach, Florida.  (Photo by Todd Warshaw/Getty Images)
DAYTONA BEACH, FL – JULY 05: Kyle Busch, driver of the #18 Interstate Batteries Toyota, receives the pole award from Miss Coors Light Rachel Rupert during qualifying for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Coke Zero 400 at Daytona International Speedway on July 5, 2013 in Daytona Beach, Florida. (Photo by Todd Warshaw/Getty Images)

DAYTONA BEACH Fla. – Joe Gibbs Racing driver Kyle Busch will lead an all-Toyota front row to the green flag for Saturday nights NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Coke Zero 400.

Busch put down a lap of 46.458 which translates to a speed of 193.723. His JGR teammate Matt Kenseth starts second after a lap of 193.299. Clint Bowyer in a Michael Waltrip Racing Toyota will start third with Kasey Kahne and Bowyer’s MWR teammate Martin Truex Jr. rolling off fifth.

The pole was Busch’s third of the season and his first Sprint Cup career pole on a superspeedway. MORE>>>

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