JOLIET, Ill. — Noah Gragson captured the pole for the 10th annual Overtons 225 at Chicagoland Speedway Friday.
Gragson piloted his number 18 Safelite Toyota to a lap of 30.834 seconds for an average speed of 175.131 miles per hour.
It was Gragson’s sixth pole of his career and the third of the season. It was his first pole at Chicagoland Speedway.
Dalton Sargeant took the top spot with the second-to-last run in the final round of qualifying, just seconds before Gragson knocked him to second. Sargeant will start outside the front row, his fourth top-10 starting position of the year and first at Chicagoland.
John Hunter Nemechek, Todd Gilliland and Stewart Friesen rounded out the top five.
The Overtons 225 is scheduled for 8 p.m. local time, 9 p.m. Eastern time, Friday night.