Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Qualifying Report

November 11, 2017

Track:                  Phoenix International Raceway
Race:                   Can-Am 500
Date:                   November 10, 2017

No. 2 Miller Lite Ford Fusion – Brad Keselowski

Position:            16th          
Time:                  26.412 seconds
Speed:                136.302 mph

No. 21 SKF/Quick Lane Ford Fusion – Ryan Blaney

Position:             1st (2nd career pole)
Time:                   26.098 seconds
Speed:                 137.942 mph

No. 22 Shell-Pennzoil Ford Fusion – Joey Logano

Position:             9th
Time:                   26.333 seconds
Speed:                 136.711 mph

Fast Time:          26.098 seconds (No. 21 –  Ryan Blaney)

Recap: Ryan Blaney led the way for Ford Performance on Friday, qualifying the No. 21 SKF/Quick Lane Ford Fusion on the pole for Sunday's Can-Am 500. Blaney clocked in a lap of 26.098 seconds to capture his second career pole and his 21st top-10 start in 2017. Penske alliance teammate Joey Logano advanced through all three qualifying rounds before timing in with the ninth fastest speed with the No. 22 Shell-Pennzoil Ford Fusion and looks to defend his fall win at Phoenix International Raceway. Brad Keselowski advanced to second round of qualifying and will start the No. 2 Miller Lite Ford Fusion in the 16th position. Both Blaney and Keselowski are racing for the last spot in the Championship Four at Homestead-Miami Speedway.

Coverage:  Live coverage of Can-Am 500 second practice begins tomorrow morning at 11:30 a.m. ET on NBCSN. Race coverage begins Sunday at 2:30 p.m. ET on NBC, MRN and Sirius XM NASCAR.