Sprint Cup qualifying cancelled, Aric Almirola to start on pole at Talladega


Rain cancelled qualifying for Sunday’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series racing at Talladega Superspeedway. Qualifying was set to begin at 12:00 pm ET but never got underway due to rain.

Starting on the pole for Sunday’s race at the 2.66 mile Talladega Superspeedway will be Aric Almirola via practice speeds.

The Camping World RV Sales 500 is the sixth race of the NASCAR Chase. Currently Matt Kenseth leads Jimmie Johnson by four points in the point standings with Kevin Harvick 29 points back. Kenseth will start 11th, Johnson 12th and Harvick 34th (or 33rd if No. 12 of Hornish can not race) for Sunday’s race.

Coverage of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Talladega will air on ESPN beginning at 2:00 pm ET with the green flag set to wave at 2:20 pm ET. The Sprint Cup Series will run 188 laps to make up 500.08 miles at Talladega.

Sprint Cup Series Starting Lineup for Talladega

  1. Aric Almirola
  2. Jeff Burton
  3. Marcos Ambrose
  4. Martin Truex Jr.
  5. Carl Edwards
  6. Greg Biffle
  7. David Ragan
  8. Dale Earnhardt Jr.
  9. Jamie McMurray
  10. Casey Mears
  11. Jimmie Johnson
  12. Matt Kenseth
  13. Brad Keselowski
  14. Josh Wise
  15. Denny Hamlin
  16. Austin Dillon
  17. Ryan Newman
  18. Joey Logano
  19. Jeff Gordon
  20. Clint Bowyer
  21. Ricky Stenhouse Jr.
  22. Michael Waltrip
  23. Danica Patrick
  24. David Gilliland
  25. David Reutimann
  26. Trevor bayne
  27. Kyle Busch
  28. Kasey Kahne
  29. Bobby Labonte
  30. Kurt Busch
  31. Cole Whitt
  32. Juan Pablo Montoya
  33. Kevin Harvick
  34. Paul Menard
  35. Justin Allgaier
  36. Michael McDowell
  37. JJ Yeley
  38. Travis Kvapil
  39. Dave Blaney
  40. Terry Labonte
  41. Tony Raines
  42. Joe Nemechek
  43. Landon Cassill

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