The beginning lineup for Sunday’s NASCAR Cup Sequence race at Richmond Raceway was set by making use of the statistical method NASCAR is utilizing for almost all of its 2021 races.
Drivers’ beginning positions for the Toyota Homeowners 400 (Three p.m. ET; Fox, TSN, MRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio) had been based mostly on 4 elements:
- Driver’s ending place from the earlier race (25 %)
- Automobile proprietor’s ending place from the earlier race (25 %)
- Crew proprietor factors rating (35 %)
- Quickest lap from the earlier race (15 %)
NASCAR is conducting qualifying and follow for simply eight Cup Sequence races within the 2021 season. Six races in that group stay, beginning with the Might 23 occasion at Circuit of the Americas, a highway course exterior Austin, Texas.
Beneath is the beginning lineup, which was set with out qualifying, for Sunday’s NASCAR race on the 0.75-mile monitor at Richmond Raceway.
Who received the pole for the NASCAR race at Richmond?
Martin Truex Jr. is the polesitter for Sunday’s race based mostly on NASCAR’s mathematical method. Truex received final weekend’s rain-delayed race at Martinsville Speedway, making him the one multiple-race winner within the Cup Sequence after eight races in 2021.
Denny Hamlin, Truex’s Joe Gibbs Racing teammate, will begin second. Hamlin is the collection factors chief regardless of not having received but this 12 months. He has seven top-five finishes in eight races. Hamlin led greater than half the 500 laps at Martinsville however his automobile pale late and Truex took the checkered flag. Hamlin completed third as Chase Elliott rallied for a second-place end.
The remainder of the highest 10 for the race at Richmond: Elliott, William Byron, Joey Logano, Kyle Larson, Ryan Blaney, Christopher Bell, Kevin Harvick and Kyle Busch.
NASCAR beginning lineup at Richmond
The beginning lineup for Sunday’s race at Richmond Raceway was decided by a mathematical method NASCAR adopted late within the 2020 season. The method produced this beginning lineup for the Toyota Homeowners 400 with out qualifying:
|Martin Truex Jr.||19||Joe Gibbs Racing|
|Denny Hamlin||11||Joe Gibbs Racing|
|Chase Elliott||9||Hendrick Motorsports|
|William Byron||24||Hendrick Motorsports|
|Joey Logano||22||Crew Penske|
|Kyle Larson||5||Hendrick Motorsports|
|Ryan Blaney||12||Crew Penske|
|Christopher Bell||20||Joe Gibbs Racing|
|Kevin Harvick||4||Stewart-Haas Racing|
|Kyle Busch||18||Joe Gibbs Racing|
|Austin Dillon||3||Richard Childress Racing|
|Chris Buescher||17||Roush Fenway Racing|
|Tyler Reddick||8||Richard Childress Racing|
|Ricky Stenhouse Jr.||47||JTG Daugherty Racing|
|Bubba Wallace||23||23XI Racing|
|Matt DiBenedetto||21||Wooden Brothers Racing|
|Kurt Busch||1||Chip Ganassi Racing|
|Ross Chastain||42||Chip Ganassi Racing|
|Ryan Newman||6||Roush Fenway Racing|
|Brad Keselowski||2||Crew Penske|
|Cole Custer||41||Stewart-Haas Racing|
|Aric Almirola||10||Stewart-Haas Racing|
|Michael McDowell||34||Entrance Row Motorsports|
|Alex Bowman||48||Hendrick Motorsports|
|Ryan Preece||37||JTG Daugherty Racing|
|Chase Briscoe||14||Stewart-Haas Racing|
|Daniel Suarez||99||TrackHouse Racing|
|James Davison||15||Rick Ware Racing|
|Anthony Alfredo||38||Entrance Row Motorsports|
|Erik Jones||43||Richard Petty Motorsports|
|Josh Bilicki||52||Rick Ware Racing|
|Quin Houff||00||StarCom Racing|
|Cody Ware||51||Petty Ware Racing|
|Justin Haley||77||Spire Motorsports|
|BJ McLeod||78||Stay Quick Motorsports|
|Corey LaJoie||7||Spire Motorsports|
|Garrett Smithley||53||Rick Ware Racing|
|Austin Cindric||33||Crew Penske|