Joey Logano on pole for Brickyard 400

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Joey Logano will start from the pole for Sunday’s Brickyard 400 (4 p.m. ET on NBC) thanks to a random draw.

Logano will be joined on the front row by Kurt Busch, who will make his 700th career Cup start.

The top five is completed by Alex Bowman, Jimmie Johnson and Aric Almirola.

Defending race winner Kevin Harvick will start 11th.

The pole-sitter has won the Brickyard 400 three times in the last seven years. Since 2010, only twice has the winner started outside the top 10: Paul Menard in 2011 (15th) and Kasey Kahne in 2017 (19th).

Rookie Christopher Bell will start 35th. It will be his sixth start of 32nd or worse in the last eight races.

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

Click here for the starting lineup.

NASCAR Cup Series at Indianapolis

Race Time: 4 p.m. ET Sunday

Track: Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Speedway, Indiana (2.5-mile speedway)

Length: 160 laps, 400 miles

Stages: Stage 1 ends on Lap 50. Stage 2 ends on Lap 100.

TV coverage: NBC

Radio: IMS Radio Network/Performance Radio Network (also SiriusXM NASCAR Radio)

Streaming: NBC Sports app (subscription required); goprn.com and SiriusXM for audio (subscription required)

Next Xfinity race: Saturday at Indianapolis road course (62 laps, 151.22 miles), 3 p.m. ET on NBC

Next Truck Series race: Saturday, July 11 at Kentucky (150 laps, 225 miles), 6 p.m. ET on FS1