Almirola takes Bristol pole in front row lockout for SHR


Almirola, the second of the 10 drivers to qualify Friday night in the final round, posted an average lap speed of 128.382 mph to claim the top starting position.Almirola withstood a stout challenge from fellow Ford driver Chase Briscoe, who ended up second (128.193 mph) as the final driver to qualify.The last Ford driver to win a pole at Bristol was Greg Biffle for the spring race in March ...Keep reading