The beginning lineup and pole for Sunday’s NASCAR Cup Series playoff race at Charlotte Motor Speedway weren’t set by qualifying runs or by the random attracts that have been held earlier within the 2020 season as NASCAR moved to cut back time spent on the observe due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Instead, the beginning grid for Sunday’s race at Charlotte, the Bank of America Roval 400 (2:30 p.m. ET, NBC), was the results of a components that took into consideration ending place from the earlier race, group proprietor factors standings and the quickest lap from the earlier race. This was the eighth time a model of the components was used to find out the beginning lineup for a race with out qualifying.
Below is the beginning lineup for Sunday’s NASCAR race at Charlotte and the way it was set with out qualifying.
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Who gained the pole for the NASCAR race at Charlotte?
Playoff standings chief Denny Hamlin was awarded the pole following successful the Yellawood 400 in Talladega final weekend.
Joining Hamlin on the entrance row will likely be Chase Elliott, who at present sits in fourth within the playoff standings.
The beginning order for the opposite 13 playoff drivers within the present Round of 16: 3. Brad Keselowski; 4. Kevin Harvick; 5. Alex Bowman; 6. Austin Dillon; 7. Martin Truex Jr.; 8. Joey Logano; 9. Kyle Busch; 10. Kurt Busch; 11. Clint Bowyer; 12. Aric Almirola; 13. William Byron; 20. Matt DiBenedetto; 24. Ryan Blaney; 28. Cole Custer.
Kurt Busch, winner of the South Point 400 within the first playoff race in Las Vegas, has already clinched his spot of the spherical of eight together with Hamlin.
Below is the components for a way the Cup Series discipline was set at Charlotte:
- 35 p.c: Ranking in group proprietor factors
- 25 p.c: Driver’s place from earlier race
- 25 p.c: Team proprietor’s place from earlier race
- 15 p.c: Fastest lap from earlier race
NASCAR beginning lineup at Charlotte
The beginning lineup for Sunday’s race at Charlotte was decided by NASCAR’s new components for setting lineups in races with out qualifying. The identical process will likely be used by way of the NASCAR Cup Series playoffs.
The components produced this beginning lineup for Sunday’s NASCAR race at Talladega:
|Starting spot||Driver||Car No.||Team|
|1||Denny Hamlin (P)||11||Joe Gibbs Racing|
|2||Chase Elliott (P)||9||Hendrick Motorsports|
|3||Brad Keselowski (P)||2||Team Penske|
|4||Kevin Harvick (P)||4||Stewart-Haas Racing|
|5||Alex Bowman (P)||88||Hendrick Motorsports|
|6||Austin Dillon (P)||3||Richard Childress Racing|
|7||Martin Truex Jr. (P)||19||Joe Gibbs Racing|
|8||Joey Logano (P)||22||Team Penske|
|9||Kyle Busch (P)||18||Joe Gibbs Racing|
|10||Kurt Busch (P)||1||Chip Ganassi Racing|
|11||Clint Bowyer (P)||14||Stewart-Haas Racing|
|12||Aric Almirola (P)||10||Stewart-Haas Racing|
|13||William Byron (P)||24||Hendrick Motorsports|
|14||Erik Jones||20||Joe Gibbs Racing|
|15||Ryan Newman||6||Roush Fenway Racing|
|16||Tyler Reddick||8||Richard Childress Racing|
|17||Ty Dillon||13||Germain Racing|
|18||Ryan Preece||37||JTG Daughtery Racing|
|19||John Hunter Nemechek||38||Front Row Motorsports|
|20||Matt DiBenedetto (P)||21||Wood Brothers Racing|
|21||Chris Buescher||17||Roush Fenway Racing|
|22||Brennan Poole||15||Premium Motorsports|
|23||Matt Kenseth||42||Chip Ganassi Racing|
|24||Ryan Blaney||12||Team Penske|
|25||Quin Houff||00||StarCom Racing|
|26||Bubba Wallace||43||Richard Petty Motorsports|
|27||Timmy Hill||66||Motorsports Business Management|
|28||Cole Custer (P)||41||Stewart-Haas Racing|
|29||Joey Gase||51||Petty Ware Racing|
|30||Jimmy Johnson||48||Hendrick Motorsports|
|31||Michael McDowell||34||Front Row Motorsports|
|32||Corey LaJoie||32||Go Fas Racing|
|33||JJ Yeley||27||Rick Ware Racing|
|34||Daniel Suarez||96||Gaunt Brothers Racing|
|35||Christopher Bell||95||Leavine Family Racing|
|36||Gray Gaulding||127||Rick Ware Racing|
|37||James Davison||53||Rick Ware Racing|
|38||Ricky Stenhouse Jr.||47||JTG Daughtery Racing|
(P) Playoff driver.