Parker Kligerman will lead the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series field to the green flag at Iowa Speedway.
Kligerman won the pole for the American Ethanol 200 during Saturday’s trucks qualifying session after posting a speed of 137.507 mph in a time of 22.908. The qualifying lap in the No.7 truck broke the track record at Iowa. Kligerman also led the trucks final practice session Saturday.
Kligerman also become the eighth different consecutive driver to start from the pole in 2012. The pole win is also Kligerman’s first career pole.
Joining Kligerman on the front row will be Ryan Blaney, who went out last during the qualifying session. Blaney led Friday’s practice session and finished behind pole winner Kligerman during final practice.
Closing out the top five are Nelson Piquet Jr., Johnny Sauter, and James Buescher.
Drew Herring who will be making his truck debut for Kyle Busch Motorsports and will start off in 17th. Jennifer Jo Cobb, who last raced in Michigan, will be making her 51st start.
During the Saturday afternoon qualifying session, 36 trucks qualified and all will be in the race.
Rounding out the top ten are Cale Gale, Ron Hornaday Jr., Miguel Paludo, Ty Dillon, and current points leader Timothy Peters.
The American Ethanol 200 is the second race of the 2012 season at Iowa. Since the inaugural race in 2009 at Iowa there have been four different winners. The race at Iowa has been won from the pole at least three times before. Peters goes into the Saturday-night race at Iowa as the July winner.
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