The beginning lineup and pole for Saturday’s NASCAR Cup Sequence race at Pocono Raceway, the primary in a two-day doubleheader at the Difficult Triangly in Lengthy Pond, Pa., had been set by the identical process that decided the beginning lineup for the final 5 Cup Sequence races, all of which had been scheduled to run without prior observe or qualifying classes.
The beginning grid for Saturday’s race at Pocono, scheduled to begin at 3:30 p.m. ET and broadcast stay on Fox, includes a pair of Fords at the entrance of the sector on account of the process that makes use of a mix of factors standings and a random draw to set the lineup.
As for pit stall choice for the NASCAR Cup Sequence races being run without qualifying, it’s ordered based mostly on ending positions from the sequence’ earlier race, adopted by new entries so as of factors. So Talladega winner Ryan Blaney had the primary pit stall choice for Saturday’s race at Pocono and selected the No. 2 stall (as a result of No. 1 was not out there).
NASCAR Cup Sequence pit stalls for Pocono race Saturday. Pit stalls for Sunday race chosen so as of Saturday end. Would count on lineup draw Thursday for first Pocono race. Sunday race lineup relies on Saturday end with top-20 invert. pic.twitter.com/2YtSbEsEwG
— Bob Pockrass (@bobpockrass) June 24, 2020
Beneath is the beginning lineup for Saturday’s NASCAR race at Pocono and the way it was set.
Who gained the pole for the NASCAR race at Pocono?
For the primary time this season, is on the pole to begin a race due to Thursday’s random draw. Almirola reached the highest 12 in factors standings due to his third-place end at Talladega final week.
One other Ford, that of Ryan Blaney, will line up subsequent to Almirola’s No. 10 Stewart-Haas Racing Mustang on the entrance row to begin Saturday’s race. They’re going to be adopted by a pair of Joe Gibbs Racing Toyotas, Denny Hamlin and Kyle Busch, beginning in third and fourth.
Beneath is the protocol for how the Cup Sequence discipline was set at Pocono:
- Positions 1-12: Random draw from constitution groups in these positions in proprietor factors
- Positions 13-24: Random draw from constitution groups in these positions in proprietor factors
- Positions 25-36: Random draw from constitution groups in these positions in proprietor factors
- Positions 37-40: Open groups so as of homeowners factors
NASCAR beginning lineup at Pocono
The identical protocol that set the lineup for Saturday’s Pocono race will likely be used for all NASCAR Cup Sequence races at present confirmed on the 2020 schedule besides Sunday’s Pocono race, the second leg of the doubleheader, for which the sector will likely be set by a high 20 inversion of Saturday’s race outcomes.
NASCAR is continuing without qualifying and observe classes previous to races in an effort to restrict time spent at the observe amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
As for Saturday’s race at Pocono, the draw for the beginning lineup passed off Thursday. Beneath are the outcomes:
|1||Aric Almirola||10||Stewart-Haas Racing|
|2||Ryan Blaney||12||Staff Penske|
|3||Denny Hamlin||11||Joe Gibbs Racing|
|4||Kyle Busch||18||Joe Gibbs Racing|
|5||Chase Elliott||9||Hendrick Motorsports|
|6||Joey Logano||22||Staff Penske|
|7||Kurt Busch||1||Chip Ganassi Racing|
|8||Brad Keselowski||2||Staff Penske|
|9||Kevin Harvick||4||Stewart-Haas Racing|
|10||Alex Bowman||88||Hendrick Motorsports|
|11||Martin Truex Jr.||19||Joe Gibbs Racing|
|12||Jimmie Johnson||48||Hendrick Motorsports|
|13||Ryan Newman||6||Roush Fenway Racing|
|14||Ricky Stenhouse Jr.||47||JTG Daugherty Racing|
|15||Tyler Reddick||8||Richard Childress Racing|
|16||William Byron||24||Hendrick Motorsports|
|17||Austin Dillon||3||Richard Childress Racing|
|18||Clint Bowyer||14||Stewart-Haas Racing|
|19||Erik Jones||20||Joe Gibbs Racing|
|20||John Hunter Nemechek||38||Entrance Row Motorsports|
|21||Matt DiBenedetto||21||Wooden Brothers Racing|
|22||Matt Kenseth||42||Chip Ganassi Racing|
|23||Bubba Wallace||43||Richard Petty Motorsports|
|24||Chris Buescher||17||Roush Fenway Racing|
|25||Cole Custer||41||Stewart-Haas Racing|
|26||Michael McDowell||34||Entrance Row Motorsports|
|27||Brennan Poole||15||Premium Motorsports|
|28||Joey Gase||51||Petty Ware Racing|
|29||Corey LaJoie||32||Go Fas Racing|
|30||Ryan Preece||37||JTG Daugherty Racing|
|31||Garrett Smithley||53||Rick Ware Racing|
|32||Quin Houff||00||StarCom Racing|
|33||JJ Yeley||27||Rick Ware Racing|
|34||Ty Dillon||13||Germain Racing|
|35||James Davison||77||Spire Motorsports|
|36||Christopher Bell||95||Leavin Household Racing|
|37||Daniel Suarez||96||Gaunt Brothers Racing|
|38||Timmy Hill||66||Motorsports Enterprise Administration|
|39||BJ McLeod||78||BJ McLeod Motorsports|
|40||Josh Bilicki||7||Tommy Baldwin Racing|