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QUALIFYING: Ranger Nabs Delaware Pole

Quebec Driver Claims E3 Spark Plugs Pole Award
By Alex Gallacher, NASCARHomeTracks.com
June 3, 2017 - 4:35pm

DELAWARE, Ont. -- Andrew Ranger didn't let anything stop him enroute to the E3 Spark Plugs Pole Award Saturday in qualfying for the Fast Eddie/CHOKO 250 presented by Havoline at Delaware Speedway.

Ranger's No. 27 Mopar/ Pennzoil Dodge set a blazing time of 19.311 seconds (93.211mph) and will lead the field to green for Saturday evening's race.

Ranger's lap time was over one-tenth quicker than second place, but the Roxton Pond, Quebec, driver was well off the track record of 19.133 set by Mark Dilley in 2009.

Opening race winner and championship points leader Kevin Lacroix will start second will a lap of 19.420 (92.988). Steve Matthews will line up third. 

Alex Labbe and Alex Tagliani round out the top five starters. Noel Dowler will start sixth.

D.J Kennington who was fastest in practice will start seventh after a spin by Anthony Simone forced him to abandon his first attempt during group qualifying. 

Rookie Donald Theetge, Cayden Lapcevich and rookie Adam Martin round out the top 10.

The green flag of the Fast Eddie/CHOKO 250 presented by Havoline will fly at 7pm

QUALFYING RESULTS