James Buescher takes pole for first truck race in Canada

With a lap time time of 1:21.074, reigning NASCAR Camping World Truck Series champion james Buescher claimed the pole on Saturday for Sunday’s Chevrolet Silverado 250 at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park, the first race for the series at the road course in Ontario, Canada. It’s also the first race for the Truck Series outside the US and the first on a road course in 13 years. Saturday’s pole is Buescher’s second of 2013.

Buescher will be joined on the front row by Ryan Blaney. Mike Skeen qualified third for his Truck Series debut in the No. 6 Sharp-Gallaher Racing entry. Chase Elliott and Miguel Paludo qualified fourth and fifth.

Qualifying sixth through 10th were Ty Dillon, Max Papis in a No. 14 NTS Motorsports entry, Chad Hackenbracht in Kyle Busch Motorsports’ No. 51, Darrell Wallace Jr. and Brendan Gaughan.

Sunday’s race will be six trucks shy of a full race field, as only 30 made qualifying attempts.

– Photo courtesy of Getty Imges for NASCAR

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Topics: Canadian Tire Motorsport Park, James Buescher, NASCAR

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