Posted September 01, 2012 on AP on Fox

HOMESTEAD, FL - NOVEMBER 21: Kyle Busch, driver of the #18 Z-Line Designs Toyota, celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Nationwide Series Championship and the Ford 300 at Homestead-Miami Speedway on November 21, 2009 in Homestead, Florida. (Photo by John Harrelson/Getty Images for NASCAR)
Kyle Busch took the pole for the Nationwide race at Atlanta Motor Speedway on Saturday night. Busch turned a lap at 176.280 mph to edge Ricky Stenhouse Jr. and earn his first pole in his own Kyle Busch Motorsports No. 54 Toyota. Busch, who finished second in the Truck race Friday night, is the Nationwide career leader with 51. He's winless in the series this year. Kevin Harvick was third, followed by Kasey Kahne and Denny Hamlin. Sam Hornish Jr., series points leader Elliott Sadler, Brad Keselowski, Austin Dillion and Mike Bliss rounded out the top 10. Danica Patrick qualified 17th at 171.822.
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