Team Penske Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Qualifying Report

June 8, 2018

Track:                  Michigan International Speedway 
Race:                   FireKeepers Casino 400
Date:                   June 8, 2018
No. 2 Miller Lite Ford Fusion – Brad Keselowski
:                           2nd       
Time / Speed:                  35.439 seconds / 203.166 mph
No. 12 DEX Imaging Ford Fusion – Ryan Blaney
:                           9th
Time / Speed:                  35.858 seconds / 200.792 mph
No. 21 Menards / Jack Links Ford Fusion – Paul Menard
:                           15th          
Time / Speed:                  35.941 seconds / 200.328 mph
No. 22 Shell-Pennzoil Ford Fusion – Joey Logano
:                           5th         
Time / Speed:                  35.614 seconds / 202.168 mph
Fastest Time:   35.405 seconds (No. 41 – Kurt Busch)
Brad Keselowski led the way for Team Penske in qualifying for Sunday's FireKeepers Casino 400 at Michigan International Speedway. Keselowski ran a lap of 35.439 seconds in the No. 2 Miller Lite Ford Fusion, missing the pole by .034 seconds. Joining Keselowski in the top-five will be teammate Joey Logano, who ran a lap of 35.614 seconds in the No. 22 Shell-Pennzoil Ford Fusion. Last week’s pole winner Ryan Blaney turned in a top-10 effort with the ninth fastest lap time of the afternoon in the No. 12 DEX Imaging Ford. Paul Menard will start in the 15th position Sunday driving the Menards/Jack Link Ford Fusion for the Wood Brothers.
Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series practice will begin Saturday at 9:05 a.m. ET with live coverage on FS1, followed by Final Practice at 12:00 p.m. ET on FS2.