NASCAR’s most chaotic race of the season is about to get crazier.
Forty automobiles will line up for the YellaWood 500 race on Monday at 1 p.m. ET after the preliminary begin time was postponed on account of rain. The NASCAR Cup Series is internet hosting the second Round of 12 race at the Talladega Superspeedway in Lincoln, Alabama.
Denny Hamlin is the defending Talladega champion, stealing victory in 2020 by .023 seconds. Coming off a win at Las Vegas Motor Speedway final week, Hamlin already secured his place into the following spherical. Hamlin and Kyle Busch are anticipated to guide into the inexperienced flag, adopted by Chase Elliott and Ryan Blaney.
Team Penske has received 5 of the final seven playoff races at Talladega, and Ford has 9 drivers with prior wins. Eighth-place driver Brad Keselowski leads the producer with six wins, together with the spring 2021 occasion. Seventh-place driver Joey Logano has three wins for Ford; Blaney has two and Kevin Harvick, one.
Sporting News is monitoring live updates and highlights from the YellaWood 500 on Sunday. Follow for full outcomes from the 2021 NASCAR Playoff Cup Series.
NASCAR at Talladega live updates, highlights from YellaWood 500
Live updates will begin at 1 p.m. ET.
All instances Eastern.
1:55: Justin Allgier spins into the wall and crashes into Kyle Larson’s door. The injury might be main, however each automobiles will seemingly nonetheless make it to pit street to asses.
1:53: Chase Elliott leads the stress from exterior line. Denny Hamlin drops to the rear of the pack because the pushing intensifies in entrance.
1:50: Team Ford takes a robust lead with Keselowski, Buescher, Logano and Harvick in entrance single file.
1:45: Keselowski and Buescher lead the pack to lap the final couple of automobiles with 13 laps remaining within the first stage.
1:38: Brad Keselowski and Chris Buescher take the lead for Team Ford as they’re pressured into the center. Joey Logano trails the duo as they’re pushed to the skin.
1:34: Denny Hamlin climbs as much as seventh on the within line. Kevin Harvick stays at the entrance adopted by Ryan Blaney at lap 36.
1:28: Harvick is first off pit street. Chase Elliott swerves to keep away from a collision with Cody Ware.
1:26: Chase Elliott slid a full size forward of his field on pit street.
1:25: Custer is first on pit street adopted by Kevin Harvick, Joey Logano, Ryan Blaney, Chase Elliott and Brad Keselowski.
1:22: The inside line settles down with Custer at the lead, competitors warning flag is waved at lap 26.
1:20: Cole Custer takes the lead from Harvick forward of the competitors warning. The line within the third lane is lastly beginning to drop to the rear.
1:15: Matt DiBenedetto briefly took the lead, however Kyle Larson will get in entrance after the primary 16 laps of stage one.
1:12: Kevin Harvick takes the lead in lap six as Joey Logano pushes him on the suitable. The automobiles are all tightly packed in three lanes.
1:10: It would not take lengthy for Kyle Busch to take the lead forward of Chase Elliott. Denny Hamlin drops to the again.
1:05: The second Round of 12 race is underway.
12:53: Drivers report back to their automobiles and begin their engines.
12:30: Cars are being pushed onto the grid forward of the 1:05 p.m. inexperienced flag.
NASCAR begin time in the present day
- Time (ET): 1 p.m.
- TV channel: NBCSN
- Live stream: NBCSports.com, NBC Sports App, fuboTV
The inexperienced flag for Monday’s NASCAR Cup Series playoff race at Talladega is scheduled to drop at 1 p.m. ET after the race was postponed from Sunday on account of rain.
How to observe NASCAR at Talladega
- TV channel: NBCSN (TSN3 in Canada)
- Live stream: NBCSports.com | NBC Sports App | fuboTV (7-day free trial)
- Radio: MRN
NBCSN programming will start at midday ET with the community’s “Countdown to Green” prerace present, hosted by Marty Snider with analysts Brad Daugherty and Kyle Petty. Race protection will start at 1 p.m. ET on Monday.
Rick Allen will deal with play-by-play duties for the race whereas Dale Earnhardt Jr., Jeff Burton and Steve Letarte will present evaluation. Snider, Kelli Stavast, Dave Burns and Parker Kligerman are the pit reporters this weekend. Rutledge Wood shall be a “specialty reporter,” within the phrases of NBC.
NASCAR Cup playoff standings
Kyle Larson leads the playoff standings because the second Round of 12 race begins. On the opposite finish are the drivers under the lower line: William Byron, Kevin Harvick, Alex Bowman and Christopher Bell. Byron trails eighth-place driver Brad Keselowski by solely 4 factors.
A playoff driver who wins a race within the Round of 12 mechanically advances to the following spherical.
|4||Martin Truex Jr.||3070|
NASCAR beginning lineup at Talladega Speedway
Here is the whole NASCAR beginning lineup for Monday’s playoff race at Talladega Superspeedway, the YellaWood 500.
|Start pos.||Driver||Car No.||Team|
|1||P-Denny Hamlin||11||Joe Gibbs Racing|
|2||P-Kyle Busch||18||Joe Gibbs Racing|
|3||P-Chase Elliott||9||Hendrick Motorsports|
|4||P-Ryan Blaney||12||Penske Ford|
|5||P-Kyle Larson||5||Hendrick Motorsports|
|6||P-Martin Truex Jr.||19||Joe Gibbs Racing|
|7||P-Brad Keselowski||2||Penske Ford|
|8||P-Joey Logano||22||Penske Ford|
|9||P-Kevin Harvick||4||Stewart-Haas Racing|
|10||P-William Byron||24||Hendrick Motorsports|
|11||P-Alex Bowman||48||Hendrick Motorsports|
|12||P-Christopher Bell||20||Joe Gibbs Racing|
|13||Tyler Reddick||8||Richard Childress Racing|
|14||Kurt Busch||1||Chip Ganassi Racing|
|15||Matt DiBenedetto||21||Wood Brothers Racing|
|16||Austin Dillon||3||Richard Childress Racing|
|17||Chase Briscoe||14||Stewart-Haas Racing|
|18||Daniel Suárez||99||Trackhouse Racing|
|19||Bubba Wallace||23||23XI Racing|
|20||Aric Almirola||10||Stewart-Haas Racing|
|21||Rickey Stenhouse Jr.||47||JTG Daugherty Racing|
|22||Michael McDowell||34||Front Row Motorsports|
|23||Ross Chastain||42||Chip Ganassi Racing|
|24||Chris Buescher||17||Roush Fenway Racing|
|25||Ryan Newman||6||Roush Fenway Racing|
|26||Erik Jones||43||Richard Petty Motorsports|
|27||Ryan Preece||37||JTG Daugherty Racing|
|28||Cole Custer||41||Stewart-Haas Racing|
|29||Corey LaJoie||7||Spire Motorsports|
|30||Anthony Alfredo||38||Front Row Motorsports|
|31||Cody Ware||51||Petty Ware Racing|
|32||BJ McLeod||78||Live Fast Motorsports|
|33||Justin Allgaier||77||Spire Motorsports|
|34||Josh Bilicki||52||Rick Ware Racing|
|35||Quin Houff||00||StarCom Racing|
|36||Joey Gase||53||Rick Ware Racing|
|37||Garrett Smithley||15||Rick Ware Racing|
|38||Justin Haley||16||Kaulig Racing|
|39||David Starr||66||Motorsports Business Management|
|40||Landon Cassill||96||Gaunt Brothers Racing|