The beginning lineup for Sunday’s NASCAR Cup Collection race at Atlanta Motor Speedway was set by making use of the statistical method NASCAR is utilizing for almost all of the sequence’ races in 2021.
NASCAR returned to the method after holding qualifying at Street America final weekend.
Drivers’ beginning positions for the Quaker State 400 (3:30 p.m. ET; NBCSN, TSN, PRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio) have been primarily based on 4 elements:
- Driver’s ending place from the earlier race (25 p.c)
- Automotive proprietor’s ending place from the earlier race (25 p.c)
- Crew proprietor factors rating (35 p.c)
- Quickest lap from the earlier race (15 p.c)
NASCAR is conducting qualifying and observe for simply eight Cup Collection races within the 2021 season. The remaining classes will likely be held on the Indianapolis Motor Speedway highway course in August and at Phoenix for the season-ending Championship 4 race in November.
Beneath is the beginning lineup, which was set with out qualifying, for Sunday’s NASCAR Cup Collection race on Atlanta Motor Speedway’s 1.5-mile oval.
Who received the pole for the NASCAR race at Atlanta?
Chase Elliott will begin from the pole at his residence monitor. The Hendrick Motorsports driver is coming off a dominant victory at Street America on Independence Day. The win was his second of the season, each on highway programs. The 2020 sequence champion is trying to find his first win at Atlanta; he has one top-five and 4 top-10 finishes in six profession races on the monitor.
Kyle Busch will likely be to the skin of Elliott on the entrance row. Busch got here residence third at Street America regardless of ranging from the rear. He will likely be looking for his third win of the season.
Collection factors chief Denny Hamlin will begin third. Hamlin doesn’t have a win but this season, however he does have 14 top-10 finishes within the first 20 races. His lead is simply three factors over Kyle Larson, nevertheless. Larson will begin sixth.
NASCAR beginning lineup at Atlanta
NASCAR used a mathematical method to set the beginning lineup for Sunday’s race at Atlanta Motor Speedway, the Quaker State 400 offered by Walmart, with out qualifying. Thirty-seven drivers have been entered for the race.
|Begin pos.||Driver||Automotive No.||Crew|
|1||Chase Elliott||9||Hendrick Motorsports|
|2||Kyle Busch||18||Joe Gibbs Racing|
|3||Denny Hamlin||11||Joe Gibbs Racing|
|4||Christopher Bell||20||Joe Gibbs Racing|
|5||Martin Truex Jr.||19||Joe Gibbs Racing|
|6||Kyle Larson||5||Hendrick Motorsports|
|7||Tyler Reddick||8||Richard Childress Racing|
|8||Kurt Busch||1||Chip Ganassi Racing|
|9||Ross Chastain||42||Chip Ganassi Racing|
|10||Joey Logano||22||Crew Penske|
|11||Chase Briscoe||14||Stewart-Haas Racing|
|12||Matt DiBenedetto||21||Wooden Brothers Racing|
|13||Austin Dillon||3||Richard Childress Racing|
|14||Brad Keselowski||2||Crew Penske|
|15||Ryan Blaney||12||Crew Penske|
|16||Ricky Stenhouse Jr.||47||JTG Daugherty Racing|
|17||Alex Bowman||48||Hendrick Motorsports|
|18||Chris Buescher||17||Roush Fenway Racing|
|19||William Byron||24||Hendrick Motorsports|
|20||Aric Almirola||10||Stewart-Haas Racing|
|21||Kevin Harvick||4||Stewart-Haas Racing|
|22||Erik Jones||43||Richard Petty Motorsports|
|23||Cole Custer||41||Stewart-Haas Racing|
|24||Bubba Wallace||23||23XI Racing|
|25||Michael McDowell||34||Entrance Row Motorsports|
|26||Corey LaJoie||7||Spire Motorsports|
|27||Daniel Suarez placeholder picture||99||Trackhouse Racing Crew|
|28||Justin Haley||77||Spire Motorsports|
|29||Ryan Newman||6||Roush Fenway Racing|
|30||Josh Bilicki||52||Rick Ware Racing|
|31||Cody Ware||51||Petty Ware Racing|
|32||Anthony Alfredo||38||Entrance Row Motorsports|
|33||Bayley Currey||15||Rick Ware Racing|
|34||Ryan Preece||37||JTG Daugherty Racing|
|35||Quin Houff||00||StarCom Racing|
|36||BJ McLeod||78||Reside Quick Motorsports|
|37||Garrett Smithley||53||Rick Ware Racing|