Busch scores 25th NASCAR Cup Series pole for SHR in the Duck Commander 500 at Texas Motor Speedway (27.857 seconds at 193.847 mph). It is Busch’s 18th career Cup Series pole and his first at Texas.
Harvick qualifies second to give SHR a sweep of the front row for the second time in 2015 and the third time in company history. The last time SHR qualified 1-2 was March 20, 2015 at Auto Club Speedway when Busch won the pole and Harvick qualified second. The first front row sweep happened on July 15, 2011 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway when Newman won the pole and Stewart qualified second.