Bristol Cup dirt race starting lineup

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Kyle Larson will be on the pole after Saturday’s qualifying races were rained out at Bristol Motor Speedway.

But Larson won’t take the green flag from the No. 1 spot in Sunday’s race (3:30 p.m. ET on Fox).

Larson will have to move to the rear of the field before the start because his Hendrick Motorsports team changed engines Friday.

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Denny Hamlin will start second. Ryan Blaney is third, Kyle Busch is fourth, and Martin Truex Jr. is fifth in the 39-car field.

The Bristol Cup dirt starting lineup is set by using a formula based on four statistical categories: owner points position, owner final race position, and the finish and fastest lap from the most recently completed race.

Performance Metrics Qualifying is a formula based on the previous race. The formula is 15% of a fastest lap time position, 25% of the driver’s final race finish position, 25% of the owner’s final race position and 35% of the owner points position. Any ties will be broken by the rule book.

NASCAR Cup Series at Bristol 

Race time: 4 p.m. ET Monday

Track: Bristol Motor Speedway (1/2-mile dirt track)

Forecast: The wunderground.com forecast calls for a high of 57 degrees and a zero percent chance of rain.

Length: 250 laps (125 miles)

COMPETITION CAUTIONS: Lap 50 and Lap 150

Stages: Stage 1 ends Lap 100. Stage 2 ends Lap 200.

TV coverage: Fox

Radio: Performance Racing Network (also SiriusXM NASCAR Radio)

Starting lineup: Bristol Cup dirt race starting lineup

Next Truck race: Monday at Bristol Motor Speedway (150 laps, 75 miles), 12 p.m. ET on FS1