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BGN: Robert Pressley on the Pole at Hickory

11 April 1998

Robert Pressley
Robert Pressley
By Terry Callahan
The Auto Channel

Hickory, NC: Robert Pressley of Asheville, North Carolina, has captured the pole position for the NASCAR Busch Grand National Galaxy Foods 300. Pressley qualified with a speed of 88.453 mph. Ed Berrier will start second, with Kevin Grubb lining up third.

The complete lineup follows with starting position, (car number), driver, hometown, and qualifying speed:

1 (59) Robert Pressley, Asheville, N.C., 88.453.
2 (77) Ed Berrier, Winston-Salem, N.C., 88.107.
3 (52) Kevin Grubb, Mechanicsville, Va., 87.876.
4 (10) Phil Parsons, Detroit, 87.817.
5 (72) Mike Dillon, Lexington, N.C., 87.658.
6 (00) Buckshot Jones, Monticello, Ga., 87.575.
7 (50) Andy Houston, Hickory, N.C., 87.505.
8 (99) Glenn Allen, Cincinnati, 87.499.
9 (64) Dick Trickle, Wisconsin Rapids, Wis., 87.487.
10 (6) Joe Bessey, Scarborough, Maine, 87.376.
11 (37) Mark Green, Owensboro, Ken., 87.312.
12 (38) Elton Sawyer, Chesapeake, Va., 87.289.
13 (57) Jason Keller, Greenville, S.C., 87.271.
14 (17) Matt Kenseth, Cambridge, Wis., 87.230.
15 (4) Dennis Setzer, Newton, N.C., 87.126.
16 (3) Dale Earnhardt, Jr., Kannapolis, N.C., 87.108.
17 (29) Hermie Sadler, Emporia, Va., 87.085.
18 (33) Tim Fedewa, Holt, Mich., 87.033.
19 (32) Jason Jarrett, Hickory, N.C., 86.940.
20 (80) Mark Krogh, Kamiah, Idaho, 86.877.
21 (56) Jeff Krogh, Kamiah, Idaho, 86.831.
22 (85) Shane Hall, Simpsonville, S.C., 86.802.
23 (66) Elliott Sadler, Emporia, Va., 86.767.
24 (30) Mike Cope, Pinellas Park, Fla., 86.652.
25 (34) Mike McLaughlin, Waterloo, N.Y., 85.267.
26 (44) Tony Stewart, Indianapolis, 86.480.
27 (63) Tracy Leslie, Mt. Clemens, Mich., 85.804.
28 (47) Andy Santerre, Cherryfield, Maine, 86.400.
29 (89) Kevin Cywinski, Wausau, Wis., 85.552.
30 (36) Matt Hutter, Chardon, Ohio, 85.681.
31 (74) Randy LaJoie, Norwalk, Conn., 86.366.

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