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SPARTA, Ky. – Friday evening at Kentucky Speedway, William Byron led the way for Hendrick Motorsports in qualifying for Saturday’s race.

The driver of the No. 24 Axalta Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 qualified 12th in the single-car format. 

Following him was Jimmie Johnson, who qualified 13th. Chase Elliott qualified 20th and Alex Bowman in 22nd.

Daniel Suarez won the pole.

Saturday night’s starting lineup will be officially finalized following pre-race inspection. The 400-mile race at Kentucky is set to take place on NBCSN at 7:30 p.m. ET.