NASCAR lineup at Atlanta: Starting order, pole for Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 based on random draw

first_imgLogano and Elliott discussed the crash after the race, with Logano later telling FS1 he was not pleased that Elliott didn’t immediately apologize for causing the crash.Who won the pole for the NASCAR race at Atlanta?Chase Elliott drew the No. 1 position in a random draw of the series’ top 12 teams based on owner points. This is the second pole of the Cup Series season for Elliott. He qualified first at Phoenix in March in the last race before the Series shut down for COVID-19.The Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 is scheduled for Sunday, June 7, at with the green flags scheduled for 3:25 p.m. ET (Fox, PRN) at Atlanta Motor Speedway.NASCAR starting lineup at AtlantaStartDriverCar No.Team1Chase Elliott9Hendrick Motorsports2Aric Almirola10Stewart-Haas Racing3Joey Logano22Team Penske4Kyle Busch18Joe Gibbs Racing5Clint Bowyer14Stewart-Haas Racing6Brad Keselowski2Team Penske7Ryan Blaney12Team Penske8Alex Bowman88Hendrick Motorsports9Kevin Harvick4Stewart-Haas Racing10Denny Hamlin11Joe Gibbs Racing11Martin Truex Jr.19Joe Gibbs Racing12Kurt Busch1Chip Ganassi Racing13Chris Buescher17Roush Fenway Racing14Erik Jones20Joe Gibbs Racing15Jimmie Johnson48Hendrick Motorsports16Austin Dillon3Richard Childress Racing17Ryan Newman6Roush Fenway Racing18John Hunter Nemechek38Front Row Motorsports19Matt Kenseth42Chip Ganassi Racing20William Byron24Hendrick Motorsports21Matt DiBenedetto21Wood Brothers Racing22Ricky Stenhouse Jr.47JTG Daugherty Racing23Bubba Wallace43Richard Petty Motorsports24Tyler Reddick8Richard Childress Racing25Corey LaJoie32Go Fas Racing26Joey Gase51Petty Ware Racing27Christopher Bell95Leavine Family Racing28Ty Dillon13Germain Racing29Ryan Preece37JTG Daugherty Racing30JJ Yeley77Spire Motorsports31Cole Custer41Stewart-Haas Racing32Josh Bilicki27Rick Ware Racing33Brennan Poole15Premium Motorsports34Garrett Smithley53Rick Ware Racing35Quin Houff00StarCom Racing36Michael McDowell34Front Row Motorsports37Daniel Suarez96Gaunt Brothers Racing38Timmy Hill66Motorsports Business Management39B.J. McLeod78B.J. McLeod Motorsports40Reed Sorenson7Tommy Baldwin Racing MORE: Updated 2020 NASCAR Cup Series scheduleJoey Logano, Kyle Busch and Clint Bowyer drew the rest of the top five. Logano and Elliott possibly being nose to tail for the start of the race at the 1.54-mile AMS could be interesting. Elliott slid into Logano while the two drivers were battling for the win with three laps to go at Bristol Motor Speedway on Sunday. Both cars wrecked, which allowed Brad Keselowski to steal the win. Chase Elliott hit the lottery in his home state Thursday night. The Georgia native drew the No. 1 spot for Sunday’s Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway in a random selection.Aric Almirola will join Elliott on the front row. The Stewart-Haas driver is still looking for his first top-five finish of the season. His best finish was seventh for the weeknight Darlington race in May.last_img read more