Apr 7, 2017 at 7:38p ET
FORT WORTH, Texas — For Kevin Harvick, the 29th time was the charm in NASCAR Cup Series qualifying at Texas Motor Speedway.
Harvick swept all three rounds of Friday qualifying to claim the pole for Sunday’s O’Reilly Auto Parts 500 at TMS.
Harvick’s top lap of 198.405 miles per hour in his No. 4 Stewart-Haas Racing Ford on the newly repaved, reconfigured 1.5-mile track in the final round was good enough for his 19th career pole, but his first in 29 tries at Texas. It also was his second pole of the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season.