Thursday, October 6, 2022

Kyle Larson on pole, Lineup for 64th running of Daytona 500

The 2022 NASCAR Cup Series season will start in much the same way the 2021 season ended with Kyle Larson at the front of the field.

Larson, who won the 2021 NASCAR Cup Series championship, won the pole for the 64th running of The Great American Race. Joining on him on the front row will be Hendrick Motorsports teammate Alex Bowman.

Thanks to a win in the first of two Duel races on Thursday evening Brad Keselowski will start third. His Roush Fenway Keselowski teammate Chris Buescher will start fourth after he won Duel 2. Last year’s winner Michael McDowell will start sixth after he finished second in Duel 2. The field will also have other Daytona 500 winners in Kevin Harvick, Joey Logano, Denny Hamlin, Kurt Busch, and Austin Dillon.

Coverage of the Daytona 500 will air on FOX beginning at 2:30 pm ET. The green flag is expected to waive at 3:06 pm ET.

2022 Daytona 500 Starting Lineup

  1. Kyle Larson
  2. Alex Bowman
  3. Brad Keselowski
  4. Chris Buescher
  5. Austin Cindric (R)
  6. Michael McDowell
  7. Ryan Blaney
  8. Harrison Burton
  9. Chase Briscoe
  10. Kyle Busch
  11. Chase Elliott
  12. Christopher Bell
  13. Erik Jones
  14. Martin Truex Jr.
  15. Tyler Reddick
  16. Bubba Wallace
  17. Kurt Busch
  18. Ricky Stenhouse Jr.
  19. Ross Chastain
  20. Joey Logano
  21. Daniel Suarez
  22. Kevin Harvick
  23. William Byron
  24. Corey LaJoie
  25. Justin Haley
  26. Ty Dillon
  27. Landon Cassill
  28. Greg Biffle
  29. Todd Gilliland
  30. Denny Hamlin
  31. Cole Custer
  32. Cody Ware
  33. Daniel Hemric
  34. David Ragan
  35. Kaz Grala
  36. Austin Dillon
  37. BJ McLeod
  38. Aric Almirola
  39. Noah Gragson
  40. Jacques Villeneuve

Failed to qualify: JJ Yeley, Timmy Hill

John Boarman
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Founder and Owner of Tireball Sports.

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