Two weeks after their debut at NASCAR’s Busch Light Clash, an exhibition race on the Coliseum in Los Angeles, the Next Gen automobiles take middle stage as the game’s season takes off with the Daytona 500.
Here’s what you have to know concerning the sixty fourth version of the race at Daytona International Speedway:
Race time: The inexperienced flag will drop at 3:06 p.m. Eastern time.
TV: Fox will carry the race, beginning at 2:30 p.m., with its RaceDay telecast beginning at 1 p.m. It ought to wind up round 6:30 p.m.
Streaming choices: Fox will provide the race on FoxSports activities.com (for these with a cable/satellite tv for pc supplier) and on the FoxSports activities app. Other choices for dwell protection embody FuboTV, Hulu+ Live TV, YouTube TV, Sling TV, AT&T TV Now and PlayStation Vue, with a few of these companies providing trial packages.
Weather report: For the primary time in three years (fingers crossed), there could also be no rain delays. According to the National Weather Service, skies will probably be principally clear with solely a slight likelihood of sprinkles. The excessive is predicted to be round 71 levels, with the low round 58.
The quickest qualifier: Kyle Larson, the reigning Cup Series champion, gained the pole place.
Race particulars: Drivers will make 200 journeys across the 2.5-mile observe.
More concerning the race: There will probably be three segments, with the primary two consisting of 65 laps every and the final consisting of 70 laps.
The lineup: Michael McDowell, the defending champion, will begin sixth.
1. (5) Kyle Larson, Chevrolet
2. (48) Alex Bowman, Chevrolet
3. (6) Brad Keselowski, Ford
4. (17) Chris Buescher, Ford
5. (2) Austin Cindric, Ford
6. (34) Michael McDowell, Ford
7. (12) Ryan Blaney, Ford
8. (21) Harrison Burton, Ford
9. (14) Chase Briscoe, Ford
10. (18) Kyle Busch, Toyota
11. (9) Chase Elliott, Chevrolet
12. (20) Christopher Bell, Toyota
13. (43) Erik Jones, Chevrolet
14. (19) Martin Truex Jr., Toyota
15. (8) Tyler Reddick, Chevrolet
16. (23) Bubba Wallace, Toyota
17. (45) Kurt Busch, Toyota
18. (17) Ricky Stenhouse Jr., Chevrolet
19. (1) Ross Chastain, Chevrolet
20. (22) Joey Logano, Ford
21. (99) Daniel Suarez, Chevrolet
22. (4) Kevin Harvick, Ford
23. (24) William Byron, Chevrolet
24. (7) Corey LaJoie, Chevrolet
25. (31) Justin Haley, Chevrolet
26. (42) Ty Dillon, Chevrolet
27. (77) Landon Cassill, Chevrolet
28. (44) Greg Biffle, Chevrolet
29. (38) Todd Gilliland, Ford
30. (11) Denny Hamlin, Toyota
31. (41) Cole Custer, Ford
33. (16) Daniel Hemric, Chevrolet
34. (15) David Ragan, Ford
35. (50) Kaz Grala, Chevrolet
36. (3) Austin Dillon, Chevrolet
38. (10) Aric Almirola, Ford
39. (62) Noah Gragson, Chevrolet
40. (27) Jacques Villeneuve, Ford