William Byron on Xfinity Pole at Phoenix

William Byron
Ralph Garcia/AR1.com

NASCAR Xfinity Series rookie William Byron scored his first-career Xfinity Series pole in Saturday's qualifying for the DC Solar 200 at Phoenix International Raceway.

Byron bested Erik Jones in the final round of qualifying with a lap of 133.487 mph in the no. 9 Chevrolet for JR Motorsports. The front-row start is Byron's best since taking the outside pole two weeks ago at Atlanta.

Jones held onto second with a lap of 133.432 mph. Austin Dillon (133.033) was third, followed by Blake Koch (132.724) and Justin Allgaier (132.694)

Qualifying Results

Pos. # Driver Make Sponsor Speed Lap Behind
1 9 William Byron Chevy Axalta 133.487 26.969 LEADER
2 20 Erik Jones Toyota Resers Main Street Bistro 133.432 26.98 -0.011
3 2 Austin Dillon Chevy Rheem 133.033 27.061 -0.092
4 11 Blake Koch Chevy LeafFilter Gutter Protection 132.724 27.124 -0.155
5 7 Justin Allgaier Chevy Brandt 132.694 27.13 -0.161
6 1 Elliott Sadler Chevy OneMain Financial 132.387 27.193 -0.224
7 6 Darrell Wallace Jr Ford Leidos 132.246 27.222 -0.253
8 19 Matt Tifft Toyota Surface Sunscreen 132.222 27.227 -0.258
9 00 Cole Custer Ford Haas Automation 132.052 27.262 -0.293
10 62 Brendan Gaughan Chevy South Point 131.96 27.281 -0.312
11 16 Ryan Reed Ford Lilly Diabetes Ford Mustang 131.791 27.316 -0.347
12 5 Michael Annett Chevy Pilot Flying J 131.315 27.415 -0.446
13 3 Ty Dillon Chevy Bass Pro Shops 131.873 27.299 -0.33
14 24 Drew Herring Toyota JGL Racing Young Guns 131.772 27.32 -0.351
15 42 Tyler Reddick Chevy Broken Bow Records 131.392 27.399 -0.43
16 39 Ryan Sieg Chevy TAP and Sons Electric 131.334 27.411 -0.442
17 48 Brennan Poole Chevy DC Solar 131.148 27.45 -0.481
18 14 J.J. Yeley Toyota TBD 130.274 27.634 -0.665
19 51 Jeremy Clements Chevy RepairableVehicales.com 129.823 27.73 -0.761
20 01 Harrison Rhodes Chevy teamjdmotorsports.com 129.157 27.873 -0.904
21 07 Ray Black Jr Chevy ScubaLife.com 128.866 27.936 -0.967
22 23 Spencer Gallagher Chevy Allegiant 128.47 28.022 -1.053
23 0 Garrett Smithley Chevy teamjdmotorsports.com 128.109 28.101 -1.132
24 8 Matt Mills Chevy TBD 126.6 28.436 -1.467
25 52 Joey Gase Chevy DonateLifeAZ.org 128.118 28.099 -1.13
26 93 Jordan Anderson Chevy TBD 127.945 28.137 -1.168
27 99 David Starr Chevy Striping Technology 127.66 28.2 -1.231
28 90 Mario Gosselin Chevy BuckedUp Apparel 126.962 28.355 -1.386
29 89 Morgan Shepherd Chevy VisoneRV 126.756 28.401 -1.432
30 74 Mike Harmon Dodge TBD 126.037 28.563 -1.594
31 40 Carl Long Toyota CrashClaimsR.US 125.361 28.717 -1.748
32 13 Timmy Hill Toyota TBD 122.825 29.31 -2.341
33 22 Ryan Blaney Ford Discount Tire 0.0 0.0 26.969
34 18 Daniel Suarez Toyota Juniper 0.0 0.0 26.969
35 21 Daniel Hemric Chevy TBD 0.0 0.0 26.969
36 28 Dakoda Armstrong Toyota JGL Racing 0.0 0.0 26.969
37 33 Brandon Jones Chevy TBD 0.0 0.0 26.969
38 4 Ross Chastain Chevy FlexSeal 0.0 0.0 26.969
39 78 BJ McLeod Chevy TBD 0.0 0.0 26.969
40 97 Stephen Leicht Chevy Vroom Brands 0.0 0.0 26.969

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