For the first time ever, a NASCAR Cup Series race might be held at the Nashville Superspeedway.
While there has by no means been a Cup Series occasion on the monitor, there have been a number of NASCAR Xfinity Series and Camping World Truck Series races held in the Music City. In the subject that may race on Sunday, Austin Dillon, Kyle Busch, Kevin Harvick, Brad Keselowski and Joey Logano are the solely ones which have gained, with Dillon and Busch every profitable throughout Camping World Truck Series races and Busch, Harvick, Keselowski and Logano profitable throughout Xfinity Series races.
While these drivers may need the expertise of profitable in Nashville, all eyes might be on Kyle Larson. Larson is trying to find his fourth straight Cup Series win after taking dwelling the high spots in the Coca-Cola 600, Toyota Save Mart 350 and the NASCAR All-Star Race — although the latter earned him no factors towards the standings. Can he hold his current domination going?
Sporting News is monitoring live updates and lap-by-lap highlights from NASCAR’s race at Nashville Superspeedway on Sunday. Follow beneath for full outcomes from the Ally 400.
NASCAR at Nashville live updates, highlights from Ally 400
4:23 p.m.: Ricky Stenhouse Jr. started the race in the No. 14 place. He’s all the manner as much as fifth proper now, trailing solely Larson, Busch, Almirola and Logano at lap 38.
4:20 p.m.: It’s all Larson and Busch up to now. Larson is main the race by simply over a second, however Busch’s lead over Almirola in third place is by greater than 5 seconds.
4:18 p.m.: NASCAR goes to be looking into the unfastened tire on Houff to see if there might be a necessity for suspensions.
NASCAR tells the cleanup crew to convey the wheel that got here off of Houff’s automobile to the NASCAR hauler. My guess is have to find out if that could be a four-race suspension to crew chief, tire changer and jackman for an improperly put in wheel.
— Bob Pockrass (@bobpockrass) June 20, 2021
4:09 p.m.: The again of Almirola’s automobile hits Joey Logano, however Logano is ready to save himself and hold going. Logano is in fourth with Almirola in third.
4:07 p.m.: Kyle Larson did not take lengthy to tug forward between Kyle Busch and Aric Almirola.
4:06 p.m.: The inexperienced flag is again out for lap 6.
4:01 p.m.: Quin Houff loses a tire on the fence on the first lap and the warning flag is out.
4:01 p.m.: The inexperienced flag is out and the drivers are off in the Ally 400.
3:59 p.m.: Ryan Blaney will possible be heading into the pit early as he has some harm to the again of his automobile.
3:50 p.m.: Luke Combs tells the drivers to begin their engines.
3:43 p.m.: Pre-race ceremonies underway with Cece Winans giving the invocation and Priscilla Block singing the nationwide anthem.
3:30 p.m.: NASCAR proclaims that the race has been pushed again 10 minutes to provide followers extra group to get into the Nashville Superspeedway.
3:27 p.m.: Pitbull is happy to look at Daniel Suarez, the driver representing his group Trackhouse, race the Ally 400.
3:05 p.m.: How lengthy has it been since a NASCAR Cup Series race was held in Nashville? Let’s simply say, it has been awhile.
The final time the NASCAR Cup Series raced in Nashville:
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— NASCAR (@NASCAR) June 20, 2021
NASCAR begin time right this moment
- Start time: 3:30 p.m. ET
- TV channel: NBCSN (TSN3 in Canada)
- Live stream: NBCSports.com | fuboTV (7-day free trial)
The inexperienced flag for Sunday’s NASCAR Cup Series race at Nashville Superspeedway is scheduled to wave after 3:30 p.m. ET.
Rain could also be an element on race day. The National Weather Service’s weekend forecast for Lebanon, Tenn., the place Nashville Superspeedway is situated, requires potential showers and thunderstorms Sunday afternoon and night time, with a excessive temperature close to 90 levels. There is a 40 p.c probability for precipitation Sunday afternoon, based on the climate service.
NASCAR beginning lineup at Nashville
Aric Almirola retains his sturdy run in qualifying races going.
After incomes a spot in the NASCAR All-Star Open by inserting first after the 10 laps, Almirola posted the quickest qualifying time of 29.557 to take the pole place for the Ally 400. He got here in simply forward of Kyle Busch, who positioned second with a time of 29.572.
|Start Pos.||Driver||Car No.||Team|
|1||Aric Almirola||10||Stewart-Haas Racing|
|2||Kyle Busch||18||Joe Gibbs Racing|
|3||Joey Logano||22||Team Penske|
|4||William Byron||24||Hendrick Motorsports|
|5||Kyle Larson||5||Hendrick Motorsports|
|6||Chase Elliott||9||Hendrick Motorsports|
|7||Cole Custer||41||Stewart-Haas Racing|
|8||Alex Bowman||48||Hendrick Motorsports|
|9||Erik Jones||43||Richard Petty Motorsports|
|10||Ryan Blaney||12||Team Penske|
|11||Matt DiBenedetto||21||Wood Brothers Racing|
|12||Kevin Harvick||4||Stewart-Haas Racing|
|13||Denny Hamlin||11||Joe Gibbs Racing|
|14||Ricky Stenhouse Jr.||47||JTG Daugherty Racing|
|15||Brad Keselowski||2||Team Penske|
|16||Chase Briscoe||14||Stewart-Haas Racing|
|17||Chris Buescher||17||Roush Fenway Racing|
|18||Anthony Alfredo||38||Front Row Motorsports|
|19||Ross Chastain||42||Chip Ganassi Racing|
|20||Ryan Preece||37||JTG Daugherty Racing|
|21||Bubba Wallace||23||23XI Racing|
|22||Daniel Suarez||99||TrackHouse Racing|
|23||Michael McDowell||34||Front Row Motorsports|
|24||Corey LaJoie||7||Spire Motorsports|
|25||Christopher Bell||20||Joe Gibbs Racing|
|26||Tyler Reddick||8||Richard Childress Racing|
|27||Justin Haley||77||Spire Motorsports|
|28||Austin Dillon||3||Richard Childress Racing|
|29||Ryan Newman||6||Roush Fenway Racing|
|30||Kurt Busch||1||Chip Ganassi Racing|
|31||BJ McLeod||78||Live Fast Motorsports|
|32||JJ Yeley||51||Petty Ware Racing|
|33||Chad Finchum||66||Motorsports Business Management|
|34||Josh Bilicki||34||Rick Ware Racing|
|35||Martin Truex Jr.||19||Joe Gibbs Racing|
|36||Garrett Smithley||53||Rick Ware Racing|
|37||Joey Gase||15||Rick Ware Racing|
|38||David Starr||13||Motorsports Business Management|
|39||Quin Houff||00||StarCom Racing|