Burton Qualifies 21st at Homestead

Harrison Burton and the No. 21 DEX Imaging Mustang are set to start 21st in Sunday’s Dixie Vodka 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway.

Burton took that spot with a lap at 165.888 miles per hour in qualifying on Saturday. 

In a practice session held just prior to qualifying Burton was 17th on the speed chart with a best lap at 165.502 mph. It came on the first of the 24 laps he ran in the session.

Sunday’s 267-lap, 400-mile race is scheduled to get the green flag just after 2:30 p.m. with TV coverage on NBC.

Stage breaks are planned for Laps 80 and 165.