Denny Hamlin scores Watkins Glen pole, Go Bowling at the Glen Starting Lineup

Denny Hamlin placed his No. 11 Toyota Camry on the pole for Sunday’s NASCAR Cup Series race at Watkins Glen.

Hamlin’s lap of 1:10.392 gave him the pole ahead of William Byron. Last weekend’s winner at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway road course, Michael McDowell will start third joined by Ty Gibbs who is seeking to make his way into the NASCAR Cup Series playoffs.

Chase Elliott who still finds himself out of the playoff picture and aiming for a win leading up to the start of the playoffs starts 15th.

The Go Bowling at the Glen will take place on Sunday at 3:00 pm ET. Coverage of the race airs on USA Network and the NBC Sports App. The race is scheduled for 90 laps with stages ending on laps 20 and 40.

Watkins Glen Cup Series Starting Lineup

August 19, 2023; Race to be held: August 20, 2023

POSITION
BEST SPEED
BEST TIME
BEHIND

1

D. Hamlin#11

125.298

70.392

Winner

2

W. Byron#24

125.071

70.520

0.128

3

M. McDowell#34

125.058

70.527

0.135

4

T. Gibbs#54

124.933

70.598

0.206

5

K. Larson#5

124.874

70.631

0.239

6

A. Allmendinger#16

124.857

70.641

0.249

7

C. Bell#20

124.534

70.824

0.432

8

T. Reddick#45

124.995

70.563

0.171

9

K. Busch#8

124.358

70.924

0.532

10

C. LaJoie#7

124.638

70.765

0.373

11

J. Logano#22

124.355

70.926

0.534

12

B. Wallace#23

124.320

70.946

0.554

13

C. Buescher#17

124.285

70.966

0.574

14

D. Suárez#99

124.259

70.981

0.589

15

C. Elliott#9

124.239

70.992

0.600

16

A. Dillon#3

124.086

71.080

0.688

17

A. Cindric#2

124.011

71.123

0.731

18

A. Bowman#48

123.958

71.153

0.761

19

M. Truex Jr#19

123.956

71.154

0.762

20

J. Haley#31

123.890

71.192

0.800

21

M. Rockenfeller#42

123.878

71.199

0.807

22

R. Chastain#1

123.868

71.205

0.813

23

R. Blaney#12

123.819

71.233

0.841

24

B. Keselowski#6

123.557

71.384

0.992

25

T. Gilliland#38

123.557

71.384

0.992

26

C. Briscoe#14

123.448

71.447

1.055

27

A. Almirola#10

123.433

71.456

1.064

28

R. Stenhouse Jr#47

123.403

71.473

1.081

29

A. Lally#15

123.383

71.485

1.093

30

R. Preece#41

122.978

71.720

1.328

31

E. Jones#43

122.973

71.723

1.331

32

H. Burton#21

122.941

71.742

1.350

33

K. Harvick#4

122.913

71.758

1.366

34

C. Custer#51

123.038

71.685

1.293

35

J. Bilicki#78

122.590

71.947

1.555

36

T. Dillon#77

122.393

72.063

1.671
John Boarman
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