Daniel Suarez wins pole for Xfinity race in Iowa

NEWTON, Iowa (AP) Daniel Suarez won the pole Saturday for the NASCAR Xfinity Series race at the Iowa Speedway.

It was the second pole in 21 career starts for Suarez, the 23-year-old Mexican driver for Joe Gibbs Racing.

Ryan Blaney will start next to Suarez on Saturday night. Brendan Gaughan was third, and Brandon Jones fourth.

Kenny Wallace, making his final NASCAR start, qualified seventh.

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