Nationwide Talladega: Aarons 312 starting line, green flag and streaming info


UPDATE: The race is currently being delayed due to rain. Track drying efforts are underway.

The NASCAR Nationwide Series will run its eighth event of the season on Saturday at Talladega Superspeedway. Travis Pastrana will lead a field of 40 cars to the green flag for the Aarons 312It is the first pole in the career of Pastrana and the first Nationwide Series pole at Talladega for a Roush Fenway Racing driver.

Saturday’s race will be a total of 311.22 miles or 117 laps around the 2.66 mile track, the longest on the NASCAR schedule.

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Coverage of the race will begin at 2:30 pm EST on ESPN with the green flag set to drop at 3:18 pm EST.

The series currently has a tight points battle with Sam Hornish holding a one point lead over Regan Smith.

Starting Lineup for Aarons 312 at Talladega

1. Travis Pastrana
2. Austin Dillon
3. Trevor Bayne
4. Danica Patrick
5. Justin Allgaier
6. Sam Hornish Jr.
7. Elliott Sadler
8. Brian Scott
9. Kurt Busch
10. Joey Coulter
11. Kasey Kahne
12. Joey Logano
13. Jeff Green
14. Alex Bowman
15. Reed Sorenson
16. Nelson Piquet Jr.
17. Ty Dillon
18. Parker Kligerman
19. Kyle Larson
20. Regan Smith
21. Brian Vickers
22. Landon Cassill
23. Eric McClure
24. Mike Bliss
25. Johanna Long
26. Bobby Gerhart
27. Jeffrey Earnhardt
28. Mike Harmon
29. Jamie Dick
30. Joe Nemechek
31. Jason White
32. Hal Martin
33. Robert Richardson
34. Blake Koch
35. Morgan Shephard
36. Jeremy Clements
37. Mike Wallace
38. Josh Wise
39. Donnie Neuenberger
40. Tim Andrews

John Wes Townley and Stanton Barrett both failed to qualify for the race.

Townley originally qualified 10th for the race but his time was disallowed after his car was found to be too low in post qualifying inspection. Zaxby’s sponsorship has moved to the No. 10 car and Townely was to drive the car but he is sore after being involved in a crash during Friday’s ARCA race.

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