Starting lineup for GEICO 500 at Talladega Superspeedway


After the first nine action-packed races in the NASCAR Cup Series, the championship has come to Talladega Superspeedway in Alabama. Fans are also eagerly awaiting the start of the longest track race of the season this Sunday, April 24. The GEICO 500 will be live on FOX and MRN at 3 p.m. ET.

The 10th race of the 2022 NASCAR season will be contested on a 2.66-mile long track. 39 drivers will compete for more than 188 laps on a tri-oval asphalt racing track.

Motorsports journalist Bob Pockrass shared the GEICO 500 starting lineup on his official Twitter account.

TalladegaSun2p ET-FS1-NASCAR RaceDay2:30p ET-FOX-NASCAR RaceDay3:20p ET (2:20p CT): FOX-Cup race (60-60-68), 7 sets, fuel 38-40 laps. Pass-thru after the green: Cassill (3 technical failures). No technology in the morning. NWS: 80s, 0% rain https://t.co/JOyWfBM2CH

In Saturday’s qualifying race, Joe Gibbs Racing driver Christopher Bell took pole for Sunday’s race with a speed of 180.928 mph. It was his second pole win in the current 2022 NASCAR season. Teammate Martin Truex Jr. will share the front row with Bell.

They will be followed by Daniel Hemric, Daniel Suarez, Kyle Larson, Kurt Busch, Denny Hamlin, William Byron, Bubba Wallace and Tyler Reddick in the top 10.


NASCAR’s 2022 GEICO 500 Starting Lineup

Here are the starting positions for the 39-car grid at Talladega Superspeedway.

  1. #20 – Christopher Bell
  2. #19 – Martin Truex Jr.
  3. 16 – Daniel Hemric
  4. #99 – Daniel Suarez
  5. #5 – Kyle Larson
  6. Chapter 45 – Kurt Busch
  7. #11 – Denny Hamlin
  8. Chapter 24 – William Byron
  9. 23- Bubba Wallace
  10. #8 – Tyler Red Dick
  11. #31 – Justin Haley
  12. 18 – Kyle Busch
  13. 22- Joey Logano
  14. #3 – Austin Dillon
  15. #6 – Brad Keselowski
  16. 43 – Erik Jones
  17. 14 – Chase Briscoe
  18. #2 – Austin Cindric (R)
  19. #1 – Ross Chestnut
  20. 42 – Ty Dillon
  21. Chapter 34 – Michael McDowell
  22. 12 – Ryan Blaney
  23. #10 – Aric Almirola
  24. #4 – Kevin Harvick
  25. #21 – Harrison Burton (R)
  26. #47 – Ricky Stenhouse Jr.
  27. Chapter 48 – Alex Bowman
  28. #9 – Chase Elliott
  29. Chapter 41 – Cole Custer
  30. #17 – Chris Buescher
  31. 62 – Noah Gragson
  32. #38 – Todd Gilliland (R)
  33. #7 – Corey The Joy
  34. 51- Cody Ware
  35. 44 – Greg Biffle
  36. #15 – David Ragan
  37. Chapter 78 – BJ McLeod
  38. Chapter 55 – JJ Yeley
  39. Chapter 77 – Landon Cassill




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