NASCAR drivers take their skills to South Seashore on Sunday.
Two weeks following the wild end in Daytona and per week after Christopher Bell took dwelling the primary checkered flag of his profession, Cup Collection drivers keep within the Sunshine State for the Dixie Vodka 400 from Homestead-Miami Speedway.
Denny Hamlin enters Sunday’s race atop the motive force standings with 102 factors, main Joey Logano (92 factors) and Kevin Harvick (83 factors) after two races. Bell’s first-place end seats him a degree behind Harvick in fourth place.
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NASCAR at Homestead stay updates, highlights from Dixie Vodka 400
4:18 p.m.: Chris Buescher slides into second place as William Byron takes third. Joey Logano into fourth, and Stenhouse into fifth. Hamlin remains to be caught in twentieth, not making a lot room up.
4:10 p.m.: Lap 31 of 80 in Stage 1, and we’re inexperienced once more. Keselowski and Logano nonetheless 1-2 on the observe. Denny Hamil as much as nineteenth.
4:04 p.m.: Competitors warning is out and the pits are open.
4:01 p.m.: Keselowski manages to wrestle the lead from Logano and opens up a 3 1/2 second lead over his teammate.
3:53 p.m.: Logano, Brad Keselowski, Kurt Busch and Kevin Harvick jockeying for place, with Christopher Bell rounding out the highest 5. Ricky Stenhouse and Kyle Larson have been vying for the tenth spot, however Larson pulls into the highest 10 handily.
3:48 p.m.: We now have a inexperienced flag and Logano is out up entrance.
3:40 p.m.: Denny Hamlin to the again of the pack, leaving Logano on the entrance.
Engines about to be fired. Phases 80-80-107 (267 laps, 400.5 miles). Gas run 61-66 laps. 10 units tires (incl one set on automotive). Competitors warning Lap 25. To rear: Hamlin, Bowman, & LaJoie for unapproved changes, Davison for 2x tech failures. On FOX @NASCARONFOX
— Bob Pockrass (@bobpockrass) February 28, 2021
3:38 p.m.: Dolphins QB Tua Tagovailoa provides the drivers the go forward to begin their engines…
3:33 p.m.: Nationwide anthem is sung, jets have flown overhead, and we’re a short time away from race time.
3:23 p.m.: A bit of pre-race humor to get you revved up:
NASCAR race begin time at the moment
The inexperienced flag for Sunday’s NASCAR Cup Collection race at Homestead-Miami Speedway is scheduled to wave at 3:48 p.m. ET.
Climate is a daily concern for NASCAR races in Florida, however this weekend could also be an exception. The Nationwide Climate Service’s forecast for Homestead, Fla., on Sunday is for sunny skies and temperatures within the low 80s. The one menace to drivers could be the wind; the NWS is looking for southeast winds from 11-20 mph, with gusts as much as 24 mph.
NASCAR lineup at Homestead
Right here is the whole beginning lineup for Sunday’s NASCAR race at Homestead-Miami Speedway:
|Denny Hamlin||11||Joe Gibbs Racing|
|Joey Logano||22||Workforce Penske|
|Christopher Bell||20||Joe Gibbs Racing|
|Kevin Harvick||4||Stewart-Haas Racing|
|Kurt Busch||1||Chip Ganassi Racing|
|Michael McDowell||34||Entrance Row Motorsports|
|Brad Keselowski||2||Workforce Penske|
|Ryan Preece||37||JTG Daugherty Racing|
|Martin Truex Jr.||19||Joe Gibbs Racing|
|Cole Custer||41||Stewart-Haas Racing|
|Chase Elliott||9||Hendrick Motorsports|
|Chris Buescher||17||Roush Fenway Racing|
|Alex Bowman||48||Hendrick Motorsports|
|Ryan Blaney||12||Workforce Penske|
|Ricky Stenhouse Jr.||47||JTG Daugherty Racing|
|Aric Almirola||10||Stewart-Haas Racing|
|Kyle Larson||5||Hendrick Motorsports|
|Erik Jones||43||Richard Petty Motorsports|
|Bubba Wallace||23||23XI Racing|
|Justin Haley||77||Spire Motorsports|
|Daniel Suarez||99||TrackHouse Racing|
|Austin Dillon||3||Richard Childress Racing|
|Ryan Newman||6||Roush Fenway Racing|
|Kyle Busch||18||Joe Gibbs Racing|
|Corey LaJoie||7||Spire Motorsports|
|Cody Ware||51||Petty Ware Racing|
|Anthony Alfredo||38||Entrance Row Motorsports|
|Garrett Smithley||53||Rick Ware Racing|
|James Davison||15||Rick Ware Racing|
|Chase Briscoe||14||Stewart-Haas Racing|
|William Byron||24||Hendrick Motorsports|
|Ross Chastain||42||Chip Ganassi Racing|
|Timmy Hill||66||Motorsports Enterprise Administration|
|BJ McLeod||78||Dwell Quick Motorsports|
|Tyler Reddick||8||Richard Childress Racing|
|Josh Bilicki||52||Rick Ware Racing|
|Matt DiBenedetto||21||Wooden Brothers Racing|
|Quin Houff||00||StarCom Racing|
Daniel Elton, senior editor at Wahu Times, writes about politics and policy with a focus on climate advocacy. Daniel previously at the New Republic and, and Self. Daniel can be reached by email.