Kevin Harvick received the Busch Pole Award for Saturday’s Federated Auto Elements 400 NASCAR Cup Collection Playoffs race at Richmond Raceway (7:30 p.m. ET on NBCSN/NBC Sports activities App, MRN and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio).
The lineup was decided utilizing NASCAR’s new competition-based components, which is a complete quantity primarily based on the earlier occasion: 15% of a quickest lap time place, 25% of the motive force’s remaining race end place, 25% of the proprietor’s remaining race place and 35% of the Proprietor Factors place. Any ties will probably be damaged by the Rule E-book.
Joey Logano will be part of the No. Four Stewart-Haas Racing Ford on the entrance row in his No. 22 Group Penske Ford.
Within the majority of nationwide sequence occasions since NASCAR‘s Could return, beginning lineups have been set by random attracts. The brand new construction attracts on efficiency from each particular person races and season-long outcomes, quite than leaving a spread of beginning spots as much as likelihood.
An instance of how the mathematics works: Harvick completed first within the final race (1 x 0.5), is first in proprietor factors (1 x 0.35) and his most up-to-date quickest lap ranked sixth within the discipline (6 x 0.15). His metric complete is 1.75. Logano, in the meantime, had a metric complete of 4.5 to assert second; he completed third Sunday (Three x 0.5), is third in proprietor factors (Three x 0.35) and scored the 13th-fastest lap of the race (13 x 0.15).
See the complete beginning lineup for Saturday’s race under.
|Beginning spot||Driver||Automotive #||Group|
|1||Kevin Harvick||4||Stewart-Haas Racing|
|2||Joey Logano||22||Group Penske|
|3||Austin Dillon||3||Richard Childress Racing|
|4||Alex Bowman||88||Hendrick Motorsports|
|5||William Byron||24||Hendrick Motorsports|
|6||Kyle Busch||18||Joe Gibbs Racing|
|7||Denny Hamlin||11||Joe Gibbs Racing|
|8||Kurt Busch||1||Chip Ganassi Racing|
|9||Brad Keselowski||2||Group Penske|
|10||Aric Almirola||10||Stewart-Haas Racing|
|11||Clint Bowyer||14||Stewart-Haas Racing|
|12||Chase Elliott||9||Hendrick Motorsports|
|13||Cole Custer||41||Stewart-Haas Racing|
|14||Martin Truex Jr.||19||Joe Gibbs Racing|
|15||Ryan Blaney||12||Group Penske|
|16||Matt DiBenedetto||21||Wooden Brothers Racing|
|17||Erik Jones||20||Joe Gibbs Racing|
|18||Jimmie Johnson||48||Hendrick Motorsports|
|19||Matt Kenseth||42||Chip Ganassi Racing|
|20||Michael McDowell||34||Entrance Row Motorsports|
|21||Ryan Newman||6||Roush Fenway Racing|
|22||Tyler Reddick||8||Richard Childress Racing|
|23||Ricky Stenhouse Jr.||47||JTG Daugherty Racing|
|24||Ryan Preece||37||JTG Daugherty Racing|
|25||Chris Buescher||17||Roush Fenway Racing|
|26||Christopher Bell||95||Leavine Household Racing|
|27||Ty Dillon||13||Germain Racing|
|28||Daniel Suarez||96||Gaunt Brothers Racing|
|29||Brennan Poole||15||Premium Motorsports|
|30||Bubba Wallace||43||Richard Petty Motorsports|
|31||John Hunter Nemechek||38||Entrance Row Motorsports|
|32||JJ Yeley||27||Rick Ware Racing|
|33||Quin Houff||00||StarCom Racing|
|34||Corey LaJoie||32||Go Fas Racing|
|35||Reed Sorenson||77||Spire Motorsports|
|36||Joey Gase||51||Petty Ware Racing|
|37||Timmy Hill||66||Motorsports Enterprise Administration|
|38||James Davison||53||Rick Ware Racing|