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Starting lineup for Tuesday’s Xfinity race at Darlington

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Noah Gragson and Michael Annett will start on the front row for Tuesday’s NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Darlington (6 p.m. ET on FS1).

NASCAR set the 40-car lineup through random draws for positions 1-12, 13-24 and 25-36. The final four spots were determined by order of eligibility.

Points leader Harrison Burton will start 12th.

Kyle Busch will start 26th. Busch is set to compete in all seven national NASCAR races scheduled through May 27 at Charlotte Motor Speedway.

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NASCAR Xfinity Series at Darlington

Green Flag Time:  6 p.m. ET Tuesday

Track:  Darlington Raceway, Darlington, S.C. (1.366-mile oval)

Length:  147 laps, 200.1 miles

Stages:  Stage 1 ends on Lap 45. Stage 2 ends on Lap 90.

TV coverage:  Fox Sports 1

Radio:  MRN Radio

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

Cup Series next race:  May 19 at Darlington (233 laps, 310.7 miles), 8 p.m. ET on Fox Sports 1

Truck Series next race:  May 26 at Charlotte (134 laps, 201 miles), 8 p.m. ET on Fox Sports 1

Cup starting lineup after Las Vegas qualifying rained out

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Qualifying for Sunday’s Cup Series race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway was canceled due to rain.

That follows the cancellation of Xfinity qualifying due to rain.

The lineup for Sunday’s race (3:30 p.m. ET on Fox) will be based off last year’s owner points.

But following inspection failures, three Toyotas – Kyle Busch, Christopher Bell and Denny Hamlin – will have to start from the rear. The noses of their cars did not fit specifications, which is in L1 level penalty, with each team losing 10 driver and owner points.

Busch would have started first and Hamlin fourth if not for the penalty. Bell would have started 22nd.

“I think I knocked the wall down about Lap 11 last time here starting in the middle of the pack,” Busch said. “Maybe I’ll just start half a lap down and be in clean air and run the pack down and catch them and blow by them one at a time, I don’t know. I’ll strategize that overnight.”

Chase Elliott‘s car failed inspection twice. His car chief, Matt Barndt, was ejected and Elliott will lose 15 minutes of practice next week at Auto Club Speedway.

Rick Ware Racing’s No. 51 car, driven by Garrett Smithley, failed inspection three times. His car chief was ejected and Smithley will lose 30 minutes of practice next week and he will not be allowed to qualify.

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Starting lineup for the Daytona 500

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The 40-car field has been set for the 62nd running of the Daytona 500 (2:30 p.m. ET Sunday on Fox).

The starting lineup was established through Thursday night’s twin qualifying races, won by Joey Logano and William Byron.

Ricky Stenhouse Jr. sits on the pole and Alex Bowman will start second.

After their race wins tonight, Logano will start third and Byron will start fourth.

Ryan Blaney and Corey LaJoie will start from the rear after going to backup cars.

Timmy Hill and Reed Sorenson raced their way into the 500 after being the highest finish non-chartered – or “open” – drivers in their respective qualifying races.

Seven drivers will compete in their first Daytona 500: Brennan Poole, Justin Haley, John Hunter Nemechek, Cole Custer, Hill and Christopher Bell.

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Starting lineup for Cup Series playoff race at Texas

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Kevin Harvick and Erik Jones will start on the front row for Sunday’s playoff race at Texas Motor Speedway (3 p.m. ET on NBCSN).

Harvick starts from the pole for the sixth time this season. The top five is completed by Denny Hamlin, Kurt Busch and Alex Bowman.

John Hunter Nemechek will start 29th in his Cup Series debut.

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Starting lineup for Sunday’s Cup playoff race at Talladega

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Chase Elliott and teammate Alex Bowman will start on the front row of Sunday’s Cup Series playoff race at Talladega Superspeedway (2 p.m. ET on NBC).

Elliott starts from his fourth pole of the year

The top five is completed by William Byron, Jimmie Johnson and Aric Almirola.

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