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Sam Hornish on pole for Mid-Ohio Challenge

Aug 12, 2017

Sam Hornish Jr. (No. 22 Discount Tire Ford Mustang) won the Coors Light Pole Award for the Mid-Ohio Challenge with a lap of 96.863 mph.
This is his ninth pole in 117 NASCAR XFINITY Series (NXS) races. It is his first pole and third top-10 start in 2017 and his third pole in four races at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course. Elliott Sadler (second) posted his 10th top-10 start of 2017 and his third in five races at Mid-Ohio. Blake Koch (third) posted his first top-10 start at Mid-Ohio and his sixth in 21 races this season. Matt Tifft (fifth) was the fastest qualifying Rookie of the Year contender.