Byron held off a late challenge from Hendrick Motorsports teammate Alex Bowman to claim the pole for next Sunday’s Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway.
Byron’s lap in the final round of 194.304 mph just edged Bowman (194.153 mph), who was the last car to make a run.
Jimmie Johnson was third-fastest, Chase Elliott was fourth and rookie Daniel Hemric completed the top-five. Only ...Keep reading

Source: William Byron takes Daytona 500 pole as Team Hendrick dominates