Kyle Busch Motorsports swept the front row during qualifying on Friday at Iowa Speedway in Newton for the American Ethanol 200 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race to be held later in the evening. Series regular Darrell Wallace Jr. claimed the pole with a lap time of 22.946 seconds (137.279 mph) to take the pole. He'll share the front row with teammate Erik Jones, who'll be behind the wheel of the No. 51 KBM Toyota that has been driven by team owner Kyle Busch for most of the races, so far, this season.
"Iowa Speedway is one of my favorite tracks to compete at, and I've finished in the top-10 in every start in the Truck Series and the Nationwide Series," Wallace said. "The last few weeks have been a lot of fun following our win at Gateway and second-place finish at Kentucky."
Toyota took the top-three spots in qualifying with Timothy Peters taking third. Ford driver Ryan Blaney qualified fourth to start in the second row, next to Peters. Cole Custer was the fastest-qualifying Chevrolet driver, qualifying fifth.
"Finishing fourth at Kentucky was great for our team,a nd every weekend we are learning a little more," Peters said early in the week. "We gained some ground in the points,, and we're heading to Iowa with some great momentum."
Other drivers qualifying in the top-10 include Matt Crafton in sixth, Justin Lofton in seventh, Ron Hornaday in eighth, Joey Coulter ninth, and German Quiroga rounding out the top-10.
Thirty-six drivers made qualifying attempts, so the race will take the green flag with a full starting grid, and all who made qualifying attempts with start the race.
The American Ethanol 200 is scheduled to take the green flag shortly after 8:30 p.m. ET (7:30 p.m. local). The race can be seen live on FOX Sports 1, with coverage beginning at 8 p.m./7 p.m. with the pre-race show.