Burton Qualifies 24th at Phoenix

Harrison Burton and the No. 21 Draiver Mustang Dark Horse are set to start 24th in Sunday’s Shriners Children’s Hospital 500 at Phoenix Raceway.

Burton took that spot with a lap at 131.670 miles per hour in qualifying Saturday afternoon.

His qualifying speed was faster than his best lap in Friday’s practice session, where he was 23rd on the speed chart at 129.529 mph. He posted that speed on the fourth of 60 laps run in the session.

Sunday’s 312-lap race is expected to get the green flag just after 12:30 p.m. local time (3:30 p.m. Eastern) with TV coverage on FOX.

Stage breaks are planned for Laps 60 and 185.

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