NASCAR’s 2nd superspeedway race of the season is this weekend (3rd if you depend a reconfigured Atlanta observe) at Talladega’s large financial institutions. The GEICO 500 is 3 p.m. Sunday on Fox, MRN and SiriusXM.
Christopher Bell won the pole place with a greatest time of 52.927 seconds and greatest speed of 180.928 mph all through Saturday’s ultimate qualifying round. He’ll line up in the entrance row for Sunday’s race, alongside with Joe Gibbs Racing teammate Martin Truex Jr. He finished .081 seconds guiding Bell through qualifying.
Kaulig Racing driver Daniel Hemric will line up future in the 2nd row with Trackhouse Racing driver Daniel Suárez.
Ryan Blaney has the finest odds, according to BetMGM, stated at +1,000, followed by Joey Logano (+1,100) then Denny Hamlin and Bubba Wallace (tied at +1,200). Chase Elliott, Austin Cindric and Brad Keselowski are mentioned at +1,400.
Wallace is the defending Talladega winner, ending out front during previous year’s fall race. He finished next at the Daytona 500 earlier this 12 months.
Elliott leads the Cup Collection in details, sitting down a few factors ahead of Blaney, who concluded fourth powering Cindric, Wallace and Chase Briscoe at Daytona in February. Elliott and Blaney are searching for their very first acquire of the period, as are Wallace and Keselowski.
Keselowski won previous year’s GEICO 500 and is looking for his to start with acquire as a driver-owner for his Roush Fenway Keselowski group. A victory this weekend for Keselowski would help offset a intense penalty his No. 6 Ford group incurred earlier this time and secure him a playoff location. He would nonetheless be deducted 10 playoff details as section of the penalty, if he helps make the postseason.
Sunday’s race is 188 laps (500 miles) with stages ending on Laps 60, 120 and 188.
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How to watch NASCAR Cup at Talladega
- Race: GEICO 500
- Distance: 500 miles (188 laps) with levels ending on Laps 60, 120 and 188
- Wherever: Talladega Superspeedway
- When: Sunday, April 24 at 3 p.m. ET
- Tv set: FOX at 2:30 p.m.
- Radio: MRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio
- Purse: $7,420,008
- 2021 Race Winner: Brad Keselowski