Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Qualifying Report

March 8, 2019

Track:                ISM Raceway   
Race:                 TicketGuardian 500
Date:                 March 8, 2019

No. 2 Alliance Truck Parts Ford Mustang – Brad Keselowski

Position:                           5th 
Time / Speed:                  25.742 seconds / 139.849 mph

No. 12 MoneyLion Ford Mustang – Ryan Blaney

Position:                          1st -  sixth career MENCS pole
Time / Speed:                 25.480 seconds/ 141.287 mph

No. 22 Shell-Pennzoil Ford Mustang – Joey Logano

Position:                           12th
Time / Speed:                  25.962 seconds/ 138.664 mph

Fastest Time:  25.480 seconds (No. 12 – Ryan Blaney)


Ryan Blaney powered to his first pole of the season in qualifying for Sunday’s TicketGuardian 500 at ISM Raceway in the No. 12 MoneyLion Ford Mustang. Blaney’s lap of 25.480 seconds was +.203 seconds faster than the next closest competitor. The pole was Blaney’s sixth career top-spot in NASCAR’s premier division and second at ISM Raceway. Teammate Brad Keselowski rounded out the top-five in the No. 2 Alliance Truck Parts Ford Mustang while last week’s winner Joey Logano qualified 12th in the No. 22 Shell-Pennzoil Ford. Team Penske will be chasing a third consecutive victory on Sunday afternoon.


Live coverage of practice begins Saturday at 11:35 a.m. ET with final practice at 2:05 p.m. ET on FS1.