LEBANON, Tenn. - Ross Chastain will lead the field of America's best drivers to the green flag for the third annual Ally 400 NASCAR Cup Series race after posting the top speed in the race weekend's qualifying session.

Driving the No. 1 Chevrolet for Trackhouse Racing, Chastain, 30, turned in a lap speed of 160.687 mph (29.797 seconds) for his first career Cup Series pole.

Tyler Reddick was second (159.573 mph), followed by Justin Haley in third, Joey Logano in fourth and William Byron in fifth.

Nashville's Cup Series qualifying record was set by Aric Almirola in June 2021 with a lap of 161.992 mph (29.557 seconds).

Coverage of the Ally 400 NASCAR Cup Series race (NBC, PRN, Sirius NASCAR Radio) starts at 6 p.m. CT.

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NASCAR Race Schedule and Tickets
Nashville Superspeedway’s remaining 2023 race schedule includes:

Sunday, June 25
Ally 400 NASCAR Cup Series race (sold out)
6 p.m. CT, NBC, PRN, Sirius NASCAR Radio 

Saturday, June 24
Tennessee Lottery 250 NASCAR Xfinity Series race
2:30 p.m. CT, USA, PRN, Sirius NASCAR Radio

Call 866.RACE.TIX to discuss your options with an account representative, or visit NashvilleSuperspeedway.com. Tickets for Saturday’s race are free for children ages 12 and younger (with a paying adult).

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About Nashville Superspeedway
Nashville Superspeedway, Middle Tennessee’s racing jewel, is a year-round family-friendly destination in one of the fastest-growing regions in the country. The 1.33-mile D-shaped track with 14 degrees of banking has hosted two NASCAR Cup Series races, 23 NASCAR Xfinity Series races, 16 NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series events and eight Indy Racing League contests. The largest concrete-only track in NASCAR, Nashville Superspeedway is owned by Speedway Motorsports, LLC.