NASCAR: 2021 Pocono race one

NASCAR: 2021 Pocono race one

After an precise qualifying session at Nashville Superspeedway, it’s again to the NASCAR beginning lineup method for this Saturday’s race at Pocono Raceway.

NASCAR is again to utilizing the beginning lineup method to set the beginning lineup for Saturday’s Cup Collection race at Pocono Raceway, the 18th race of the 36-race 2021 season, after simply the fourth qualifying session of the 12 months at Nashville Superspeedway this previous Sunday.

As a result of beginning lineup method, Hendrick Motorsports’ Kyle Larson is ready to begin Saturday’s 130-lap race across the three-turn, 2.5-mile (4.023-kilometer) triangle in Lengthy Pond, Pennsylvania from the pole place behind the wheel of his #5 Chevrolet.

Listed here are the components upon which the beginning method relies.

  • 50% primarily based on the end in the newest race
    • 25% (50% of the 50%) primarily based on the motive force’s end
    • 25% (50% of the 50%) primarily based on the automobile proprietor’s end
  • 35% primarily based on the workforce’s rank in owner standings
  • 15% primarily based on the rank of the motive force’s quickest lap in the newest race

Larson took the pole place for this race by successful the newest race at Nashville Superspeedway and recording the quickest lap en path to doing so. The #5 workforce sits in second place within the proprietor standings by means of 17 races.

Set to hitch Larson on the entrance row is teammate William Byron in second place behind the wheel of his #24 Chevrolet. Stewart-Haas Racing’s Kevin Harvick and Crew Penske’s Joey Logano are set to share the second row in third and fourth behind the wheels of their #4 Ford and #22 Ford, respectively.

Joe Gibbs Racing’s Kyle Busch is ready to be the very best beginning Toyota driver in fifth place behind the wheel of his #18 Toyota, and he’s set to begin alongside Chip Ganassi Racing’s Ross Chastain in sixth behind the wheel of his #42 Chevrolet.

Right here is the complete beginning lineup for the primary of two races at Pocono Raceway this weekend.

Beginning Lineup
1st – Kyle Larson
2nd – William Byron
third – Kevin Harvick
4th – Joey Logano
fifth – Kyle Busch
sixth – Ross Chastain
seventh – Ricky Stenhouse Jr.
eighth – Kurt Busch
ninth – Christopher Bell
tenth – Denny Hamlin
eleventh – Aric Almirola
twelfth – Austin Dillon
thirteenth – Alex Bowman
14th – Daniel Suarez
fifteenth – Martin Truex Jr.
sixteenth – Tyler Reddick
seventeenth – Michael McDowell
18th – Brad Keselowski
nineteenth – Ryan Newman
twentieth – Bubba Wallace
twenty first – Matt DiBenedetto
twenty second – Erik Jones
twenty third – Corey LaJoie
twenty fourth – Anthony Alfredo
twenty fifth – Chris Buescher
twenty sixth – Cole Custer
twenty seventh – Ryan Blaney
twenty eighth – Chase Briscoe
twenty ninth – Chase Elliott
thirtieth – Garrett Smithley
thirty first – Ryan Preece
thirty second – B.J. McLeod
thirty third – Josh Bilicki
thirty fourth – Justin Haley
thirty fifth – Cody Ware
thirty sixth – James Davison
thirty seventh – Quin Houff
thirty eighth – Timmy Hill

Tune in to NBC Sports Network at 3:00 p.m. ET on Saturday, June 26 for the dwell broadcast of the primary race of the Pocono Raceway doubleheader. The second race, the Discover the Pocono Mountains 350, is ready to be broadcast dwell on the identical community starting at 3:30 p.m. ET on Sunday, June 27.

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