Chase Elliott will start from the pole in Sunday’s Cup race at Atlanta Motor Speedway after a random draw Thursday.
Elliott, who won at Charlotte Motor Speedway on May 28 and was racing Joey Logano for the lead last weekend at Bristol Motor Speedway before crashing, will be joined on the front row by Aric Almirola.
Sunday’s race is scheduled to take the green flag at 3:25 p.m. ET.
The field was determined through a random draw of the following groups:
- Positions 1-12: Random draw from charter teams in those positions in owner points
- Positions 13-24: Random draw from charter teams in those positions in owner points
- Positions 25-36: Random draw from charter teams in those positions in owner points
- Positions 37-40: Open teams in order of owners points
NASCAR Cup Series at Atlanta
Race Time: 3 p.m. ET Sunday
Track: Atlanta Motor Speedway; Hampton, Georgia (1.54-mile speedway)
Length: 325 laps, 500.5 miles
Stages: Stage 1 ends on Lap 105. Stage 2 ends on Lap 210.
TV coverage: Fox
Radio: Performance Racing Network (also SiriusXM NASCAR Radio)
Streaming: Fox Sports app (subscription required); goprn.com and SiriusXM for audio (subscription required)
Next Xfinity race: June 6 at Atlanta (163 laps, 251.2 miles), 4:30 p.m. ET on Fox
Next Truck Series race: June 6 at Atlanta (130 laps, 200.02 miles), 1 p.m. ET on FS1