NASCAR is heading to Plymouth, Wis., for its 4th of July race, which takes place on the aptly named Road America race course.
Sunday’s Jockey Made in America 250 introduced by KwikTrip would be the first NASCAR Cup Collection occasion on the monitor; the final time NASCAR’s premier racing circuit visited was in 1956. when it was referred to as “Grand National.”
Regardless, Sunday’s race — considered one of solely seven highway programs within the 2021 season — supplies a possibility for non-Hendrick Motorsports groups to take the checkered flag after a four-week hiatus. Kyle Larson received three straight occasions earlier than teammate Alex Bowman received the primary race of the doubleheader at Pocono on June 26.
Drivers have solely seven extra races within the common season schedule — Sunday’s included — to safe a spot within the 16-car playoff. Solely 11 drivers have received NASCAR occasions this season, leaving house sufficient for 5 extra drivers to safe a spot. Assuming there can be just a few extra repeat winners, it is crucial for the highest non-winning drivers — Denny Hamlin, Kevin Harvick, Kurt Busch, Tyler Reddick and Austin Dillon — to cement themselves with good positions within the ensuing races.
Sporting Information is monitoring stay updates and lap-by-lap highlights from NASCAR’s race at Road America on Sunday. Comply with alongside stay for the 62-lap, 250-mile Jockey Made in America 250:
NASCAR at Road America stay updates, highlights
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3:15 p.m.: Whereas there is a pause within the motion … take a look at this bumper digital camera from the Road America monitor:
3:14 p.m.: Uh-oh. Austin Dillon is caught for rushing on pit row. He’ll restart from the rear.
3:11 p.m.: Warning 2 (Lap 12). Kyle Tilley took is caught within the gravel pit after taking the flip approach too quick. That may very well be a recurring theme at present. There’s solely three laps remaining within the stage, so NASCAR might resolve to finish the stage right here.
3:05 p.m.: Kyle Larson with a pleasant go that was approach, approach too quick:
3:02 p.m.: And now Ryan Preece is having points. The No. 37 is heading to the storage with a reported blown engine. Preece entered Sunday’s race ranked twenty third and 189 factors from the playoff cutoff.
Ryan Preece is off-track with a difficulty, taking a again method to the storage.
“I did not miss any shifts. That sucks.”
“Yeah, we blew up guys.”
— Aaron Bearden (@aaronbearden93) July 4, 2021
2:54 p.m.: There’s the restart on Lap 5, with Byron and Larson taking the early lead.
2:49 p.m.: Warning 1 (Lap 3). Nicely, shoot. Daniel Suarez’s automobile has stalled with a transmission situation heading into Flip 6. He entered at present’s race in 18th place and 42 factors beneath the cutoff. Appears to be like like his group is attempting to get him again on the market.
2:44 p.m.: There they go!
NASCAR begin time at present
- Race: Jockey Made in America 250 introduced by KwikTrip
- Date: Sunday, July 4
- Time: 2:40 pm ET (TV time)
The inexperienced flag on Sunday’s race will drop at roughly 2:49 p.m. ET.
NASCAR beginning lineup at Road America
NASCAR used two rounds of qualifying to set the beginning lineup for Sunday’s race at Road America, the Jockey Made in America 250 introduced by KwikTrip. The quickest 12 automobiles in Spherical 1 superior to Spherical 2. Forty automobiles had been entered for the race.
|Begin pos.||Driver||Automotive No.||Crew|
|1||William Byron||24||Hendrick Motorsports|
|2||Kyle Larson||5||Hendrick Motorsports|
|3||AJ Allmendinger||16||Kaulig Racing|
|4||Tyler Reddick||8||Richard Childress Racing|
|5||Austin Cindric||33||Crew Penske|
|6||Denny Hamlin||11||Joe Gibbs Racing|
|7||Matt DiBenedetto||21||Wooden Brothers Racing|
|8||Ross Chastain||42||Chip Ganassi Racing|
|9||Martin Truex Jr.||19||Joe Gibbs Racing|
|10||Alex Bowman||48||Hendrick Motorsports|
|11||Daniel Suarez||99||Trackhouse Racing|
|12||Chris Buescher||17||Roush Fenway Racing|
|13||Christopher Bell||20||Joe Gibbs Racing|
|14||Joey Logano||22||Crew Penske|
|15||Cole Custer||41||Stewart-Haas Racing|
|16||Kurt Busch||1||Chip Ganassi Racing|
|17||Ryan Blaney||12||Crew Penske|
|18||Michael McDowell||34||Entrance Row Motorsports|
|19||Aric Almirola||10||Stewart-Haas Racing|
|20||Brad Keselowski||2||Crew Penske|
|21||Erik Jones||43||Richard Petty Motorsports|
|22||Justin Haley||77||Spire Motorsports|
|23||Corey LaJoie||7||Spire Motorsports|
|24||Anthony Alfredo||38||Entrance Row Motorsports|
|25||Kevin Harvick||4||Stewart-Haas Racing|
|26||James Davison||15||Rick Ware Racing|
|27||Josh Bilicki||52||Rick Ware Racing|
|28||Ryan Newman||6||Roush Fenway Racing|
|29||Cody Ware||51||Petty Ware Racing|
|30||Kyle Tilley||78||Dwell Quick Motorsports|
|31||Ryan Eversley||53||Rick Ware Racing|
|32||Ryan Preece||37||JTG Daugherty Racing|
|33||Quin Houff||00||Starcom Racing|
|34||Chase Elliott||9||Hendrick Motorsports|
|35||Chase Briscoe||14||Stewart-Haas Racing|
|36||Bubba Wallace||23||23XI Racing|
|37||Austin Dillon||3||Richard Childress Racing|
|38||Ricky Stenhouse Jr.||47||JTG Daugherty Racing|
|39||Ty Dillon||96||Gaunt Brothers Racing|
|40||Kyle Busch||18||Joe Gibbs Racing|