Starting lineup for Saturday’s Truck race at Atlanta

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Rookie Christian Eckes will lead the field to green in Saturday’s Truck race at Atlanta Motor Speedway after a random draw Thursday.

Tyler Ankrum joins Eckes on the front row. Brett Moffitt starts third and is followed by Austin Hill and Grant Enfinger.

Kyle Busch starts sixth. Chase Elliott starts 13th.

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The Truck race is scheduled to take the green flag at 1:17 p.m. ET Saturday.

Here is how the lineup was set:

  • Positions 1 -10:  The first 10 NGROTS Teams based on the Adverse Conditions Line Up Eligibility will be assigned starting positions 1st – 10th using a random draw.
  • Positions 11 – 21:  The next 11 NGROTS Teams based on the Adverse Conditions Line Up eligibility will be assigned starting positions 11- 21 using a random draw.
  • positions 22 – 32: The next 11 NGROTS Teams based on the Adverse Conditions Line Up eligibility will be assigned starting positions 22nd – 32nd  using a random draw.
  • Any vehicles that are eligible for the Event in position 33rd – 40th will be assigned starting positions based on their order of eligibility.

NASCAR Truck Series at Atlanta

Race Time: 1 p.m. ET Saturday

Track: Atlanta Motor Speedway; Hampton, Georgia (1.54-mile speedway)

Length: 130 laps, 200.2 miles

Stages: Stage 1 ends on Lap 30. Stage 2 ends on Lap 60.

TV coverage: FS1

Radio: Motor Racing Network (also SiriusXM NASCAR Radio)

Streaming: Fox Sports app (subscription required); mrn.com and SiriusXM for audio (subscription required)

Next Cup race: June 7 at Atlanta (325 laps, 500.5 miles), 3 p.m. ET on Fox

Next Xfinity race: June 6 at Atlanta (163 laps, 251.02 miles), 4:30 p.m. ET on Fox