Busch Pole Award Pole Winner: Aric Almirola
Team : No. 10 – Smithfield Ford
Owner: Tony Stewart
Crew Chief: John Klausmeier
Aric Almirola won the Pole Award for the 60th Annual Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 with a lap of 30.55 seconds, 181.473 mph.
This is his second pole in 282 NASCAR Monster Energy Cup Series races. His first was for the 2012 Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway where he finished 16th.
This is his first pole and second top-10 start in 2019.
This is his first pole in nine races at Atlanta Motor Speedway.
Ricky Stenhouse Jr. (second) posted his second top-10 start of 2019 and his fifth in seven races at Atlanta Motor Speedway.
Clint Bowyer (third) posted his fifth top-10 start at Atlanta Motor Speedway. It is his second in two races this season.
Ryan Preece (25th) was the fastest qualifying rookie.
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