Jeb Burton wins Pole for the NASCAR Camping Truck Series at Martinsville Speedway

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Jeb Burton, son of NASCAR veteran Ward Burton, was the fastest in NASCAR Camping World Truck Series practice at Martinsville Speedway.  He was able to pick up some speed on that to win the pole for Saturdays Kroger 250 at Martinsville Speedway.

Jeb currently drives the No. 4 Arrowhead Chevrolet Silverado for Turner Scott Motorsports in the Camping World Truck Series.  Jeb is a rookie of the year candidate for the NASCAR Camping World Truck series and is off to a great start after finishing fifth at the season opening Daytona race.  He was the highest finishing rookie at that race.

I feel very prepared to head to Martinsville.” Jeb said, “I grew up on short tracks, so my comfort level is higher. I’ve stayed busy over the downtime by testing both the No. 4 Arrowhead Chevy and my No. 4 Arrowhead late model. After a strong finish like Daytona, I’m determined to keep the momentum alive and winning at Martinsville Speedway would be a dream come true for me. After all the hard work I’ve witnessed at Turner Scott Motorsports in the past few weeks, bringing home the grandfather clock would feel amazing.

Jeb has his work out for him as the Trucks seem to be made for Martinsville beating and banging.  He also has to either dodge or beat the 16 and 17 year old rookies who are racing at Martinsville for the first time like Devin Jones, Erik Jones or Chase Elliott.

Darrell Wallace Jr. will start second, Timothy Peters third, Johnny Sauter fourth and rookie German Quiroga fifth.  Jonathan Davenport and Clay Green did not qualify for the race.

Brian Berg Jr. is a NASCAR writer for RantSports.com.

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