A-GAME 200 Qualifying: Brandon Jones earns pole position

Brandon Jones led Friday’s A-GAME 200 NASCAR Xfinity Series Dash 4 Cash qualifying session with a lap of 157.398 mph (22.872 seconds) at Dover Motor Speedway.

“I was surprised to see the lap time we laid down,” Jones said. “We were fast at practice. The track has a lot of grip this weekend.

“It’s a phenomenal start for us.”

Jones, 25, driving the No. 19 Toyota for owner Joe Gibbs, earned his second career pole at the Monster Mile, his first of the 2022 season and the fourth of his Xfinity Series career.

Sam Mayer was second fastest with a lap of 157.048 mph, followed by Josh Berry at 156.365 mph.

The A-GAME 200 NASCAR Xfinity Series Dash 4 Cash race takes the green flag Saturday at 1:30 p.m. (FS1).