The beginning lineup for Sunday’s NASCAR Cup Sequence race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway was set by making use of the statistical system NASCAR is utilizing for almost all of its 2021 races.
Drivers’ beginning positions for the Pennzoil 400 introduced by Jiffy Lube (3:30 p.m. ET; Fox, MRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio) have been primarily based on 4 elements:
- Driver’s ending place from the earlier race (25 p.c)
- Automobile 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)
Under is the beginning lineup for Sunday’s NASCAR race on the 1.5-mile intermediate observe at Las Vegas and the way it was set with out qualifying.
Who received the pole for the NASCAR race at Las Vegas?
Kevin Harvick earned the pole place for Sunday’s race primarily based on the system NASCAR makes use of for races with out qualifying. The driving force of the No. 4 Stewart-Haas Racing Ford completed fifth in final weekend’s race, the Dixie Vodka 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway, and is second within the Cup Sequence level standings after three races.
Becoming a member of him on the entrance row might be Hendrick Motorsports’ William Byron, who drove off to victory at Homestead — his second profession Cup Sequence win.
Actually, all 4 Hendrick Motorsports drivers have spots in Vegas beginning lineup’s high 10: Byron, Kyle Larson (third), Chase Elliott (eighth) and Alex Bowman (ninth). The opposite drivers who will line up within the high 10 on Sunday: Martin Truex Jr. (fourth), Michael McDowell (fifth), Denny Hamlin (sixth), Kurt Busch (seventh) and Brad Keselowski (tenth).
The subsequent on-track qualifying session would be the warmth races for the Bristol grime race on March 28.
NASCAR beginning lineup at Las Vegas
The beginning lineup for Sunday’s race at Las Vegas was decided by means of a mathematical system NASCAR adopted late within the 2020 season. The identical process for setting lineups with out qualifying is getting used for almost all of races in 2021.
The system produced this beginning lineup for Sunday’s NASCAR race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, the Pennzoil 400 introduced by Jiffy Lube:
|Kevin Harvick||4||Stewart-Haas Racing|
|William Byron||24||Hendrick Motorsports|
|Kyle Larson||5||Hendrick Motorsports|
|Martin Truex Jr.||19||Joe Gibbs Racing|
|Michael McDowell||34||Entrance Row Motorsports|
|Denny Hamlin||11||Joe Gibbs Racing|
|Kurt Busch||1||Chip Ganassi Racing|
|Chase Elliott||9||Hendrick Motorsports|
|Alex Bowan||48||Hendrick Motorsports|
|Brad Keselowski||2||Crew Penske|
|Tyler Reddick||8||Richard Childress Racing|
|Austin Dillon||3||Richard Childress Racing|
|Ryan Newman||6||Roush Fenway Racing|
|Kyle Busch||18||Joe Gibbs Racing|
|Joey Logano||22||Crew Penske|
|Christopher Bell||20||Joe Gibbs Racing|
|Ricky Stenhouse Jr.||47||JTG Daugherty Racing|
|Chris Buescher||17||Roush Fenway Racing|
|Ryan Preece||37||JTG Daugherty Racing|
|Cole Custer||41||Stewart-Haas Racing|
|Ross Chastain||42||Chip Ganassi Racing|
|Daniel Suarez||99||TrackHouse Racing|
|Bubba Wallace||23||23XI Racing|
|Chase Briscoe||14||Stewart-Haas Racing|
|Justin Haley||77||Spire Motorsports|
|Ryan Blaney||12||Crew Penske|
|Anthony Alfredo||38||Entrance Row Motorsports|
|Aric Almirola||10||Stewart-Haas Racing|
|Erik Jones||43||Richard Petty Motorsports|
|Matt DiBenedetto||21||Wooden Brothers Racing|
|Garrett Smithley||53||Rick Ware Racing|
|Cody Ware||51||Petty Ware Racing|
|Corey LaJoie||7||Spire Motorsports|
|BJ McLeod||78||Dwell Quick Motorsports|
|Josh Bilicki||52||Rick Ware Racing|
|Quin Houff||00||StarCom Racing|
|Joey Gase||15||Rick Ware Racing|
|Timmy Hill||66||Motorsports Enterprise Administration|
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.