The beginning lineup for Wednesday evening’s NASCAR Cup Collection race at Charlotte Motor Speedway was set upon the conclusion of Sunday’s Coca-Cola 600 on the similar monitor — sort of.
The order for the highest 20 automobiles to start out Wednesday evening’s race is an inversion of the highest 20 finishers from the 600 except Jimmie Johnson, who failed post-race inspection and was disqualified from his second-place end.
Which means Johnson has to start out Wednesday evening’s race in final place, however a few his Hendrick Motorsports teammates will lead the sphere to the inexperienced flag on account of their finishes Sunday.
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Wednesday evening’s Cup Collection race is the second this yr for which the beginning lineup was decided by a previous race. Final week’s mid-week occasion at Darlington had its discipline set by the identical formulation after a mixture of factors and a random draw set the lineup for the primary Darlington race. Sunday’s Coca-Cola 600 was the one race on NASCAR’s modified schedule for 2020 for which the lineup was set by qualifying.
Till additional discover, all NASCAR Cup Collection races on the 2020 schedule will proceed with out follow or qualifying classes, together with Wednesday evening’s race at Charlotte.
Who’s on the pole for the NASCAR race at Charlotte?
Due to Johnson’s disqualification from Sunday’s outcomes, his HMS teammate, William Byron, acquired credit score for a 20th-place end reasonably than a 21st-place end. Which means Byron will begin on the pole for Wednesday evening’s race. Speak about luck.
One other HMS driver, Alex Bowman, will be part of Byron on the entrance row to start out Wednesday’s race due to his 20th-place end Sunday.
Due to the inversion, the winner of Sunday’s race, Brad Keselowski, will begin Wednesday’s race in 20th.
NASCAR beginning lineup at Charlotte
Beneath is the whole beginning lineup for Wedneday evening’s NASCAR Cup Collection race at Charlotte Motor Speedway. The highest 20 spots are an inversion of the highest 20 finishers from Sunday’s race, and the underside 20 spots are merely the underside 20 finishers from Sunday’s race, except Johnson.
One word: Josh Bilicki and J.J. Yeley are driver modifications from Sunday’s Coca-Cola 600, so they may drop to the again of the pack earlier than the beginning of Wednesday evening’s race.
|5||John Hunter Nemechek|
|15||Martin Truex Jr.|
|24||Ricky Stenhouse Jr.|