Bowyer scores 52nd NASCAR Cup Series pole for SHR in the South Point 400 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway (30.180 seconds at 178.926 mph). It is Bowyer’s third career Cup Series pole and first at Las Vegas, and it is his first pole since Sept. 14, 2007 when he won the pole at New Hampshire Motor Speedway in Loudon – a span of 431 races.

Bowyer led a 1-2-3-4 qualifying performance for SHR, as Suárez, Harvick and Almirola qualified right behind him. It was the third time SHR qualified all of its teams 1-2-3-4.