The beginning lineup for Sunday’s NASCAR Cup Series race at Homestead-Miami Speedway was set by making use of the statistical method that NASCAR is utilizing for the vast majority of its 2021 races.
Drivers’ beginning positions for the Dixie Vodka 400 (3:30 p.m. ET; Fox, MRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio) have been primarily based on 4 components:
- Driver’s ending place from the earlier race (25 %)
- Car proprietor’s ending place from the earlier race (25 %)
- Team proprietor factors rating (35 %)
- Fastest lap from the earlier race (15 %)
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Below is the beginning lineup for Sunday’s NASCAR race on the 1.5-mile Homestead-Miami intermediate monitor and the way it was set without qualifying.
Who received the pole for the NASCAR race at Homestead?
Denny Hamlin gained the pole place for Sunday’s race by advantage of the mathematical method that NASCAR makes use of to set beginning lineups without qualifying. Hamlin leads the Cup Series level standings after two races and is the one driver with two top-five finishes this season.
Joining Hamlin on the entrance row shall be Joey Logano, who completed second to Christopher Bell in final weekend’s Cup race on the Daytona Road Course. Bell is third on the beginning grid for the Homestead race. Kevin Harvick and Kurt Busch spherical out the highest 5.
Qualifying shall be held for eight Cup Series races complete in 2021 as NASCAR limits the quantity of time groups have to spend at the monitor within the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. The subsequent qualifying session shall be in late March for the grime race at Bristol Motor Speedway.
NASCAR beginning lineup at Homestead
The beginning lineup for Sunday’s race at Homestead was decided by means of a mathematical method NASCAR adopted late within the 2020 season. The identical process for setting lineups without qualifying is getting used for the vast majority of races in 2021.
The method produced this beginning lineup for Sunday’s NASCAR race at Homestead-Miami Speedway:
|Denny Hamlin||11||Joe Gibbs Racing|
|Joey Logano||22||Team Penske|
|Christopher Bell||20||Joe Gibbs Racing|
|Kevin Harvick||4||Stewart-Haas Racing|
|Kurt Busch||1||Chip Ganassi Racing|
|Michael McDowell||34||Front Row Motorsports|
|Brad Keselowski||2||Team Penske|
|Ryan Preece||37||JTG Daugherty Racing|
|Martin Truex Jr.||19||Joe Gibbs Racing|
|Cole Custer||41||Stewart-Haas Racing|
|Chase Elliott||9||Hendrick Motorsports|
|Chris Buescher||17||Roush Fenway Racing|
|Alex Bowman||48||Hendrick Motorsports|
|Ryan Blaney||12||Team Penske|
|Ricky Stenhouse Jr.||47||JTG Daugherty Racing|
|Aric Almirola||10||Stewart-Haas Racing|
|Kyle Larson||5||Hendrick Motorsports|
|Erik Jones||43||Richard Petty Motorsports|
|Bubba Wallace||23||23XI Racing|
|Justin Haley||77||Spire Motorsports|
|Daniel Suarez||99||TrackHouse Racing|
|Austin Dillon||3||Richard Childress Racing|
|Ryan Newman||6||Roush Fenway Racing|
|Kyle Busch||18||Joe Gibbs Racing|
|Corey LaJoie||7||Spire Motorsports|
|Cody Ware||51||Petty Ware Racing|
|Anthony Alfredo||38||Front Row Motorsports|
|Garrett Smithley||53||Rick Ware Racing|
|James Davison||15||Rick Ware Racing|
|Chase Briscoe||14||Stewart-Haas Racing|
|William Byron||24||Hendrick Motorsports|
|Ross Chastain||42||Chip Ganassi Racing|
|Timmy Hill||66||Motorsports Business Management|
|BJ McLeod||78||Live Fast Motorsports|
|Tyler Reddick||8||Richard Childress Racing|
|Josh Bilicki||52||Rick Ware Racing|
|Matt DiBenedetto||21||Wood Brothers Racing|
|Quin Houff||00||StarCom Racing|