BROOKLYN, Mich. – Friday evening at Michigan International Speedway, Alex Bowman led his teammates in qualifying with a top-10 performance.
Bowman was the only Hendrick Motorsports driver to advance to the final round, earning a 10th-place starting position for Sunday's race.
Bowman's three teammates all advanced to Round 2 of the qualifying session, with Jimmie Johnson rolling off the grid in 19th, William Byron in 20th and Chase Elliott in 21st.
"Wasn't quite turning like I was hoping it would," Elliott said after the session. "We had a hard time here in the spring race too. Not sure why but hopefully we can get it worked out tomorrow and move forward."
Denny Hamlin won the pole.
Tune in to Sunday's race at Michigan International Speedway at 2:30 p.m. ET on NBC Sports Network, MRN Radio and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio.