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Truex Jr. wins pole in Charlotte

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CONCORD, N.C. (AP) Martin Truex Jr. put himself in good position for another strong showing at the Coca-Cola 600, a race he thought he should have won last year.

Truex turned a lap of 192.328 to grab the pole away from Joey Logano on his final lap of qualifying Thursday night at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Logano, who had the top time in the first two rounds, will start alongside Truex on the front row Sunday night in the NASCAR Sprint Cup race.

"We put it all together when it counted," Truex said.

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