NASCAR’s 2nd superspeedway race of the period is this weekend (3rd if you depend a reconfigured Atlanta keep track of) at Talladega’s high banking companies. The GEICO 500 is 3 p.m. Sunday on Fox, MRN and SiriusXM.
Christopher Bell received the pole position with a very best time of 52.927 seconds and greatest velocity of 180.928 mph throughout Saturday’s last qualifying round. He’ll line up in the front row for Sunday’s race, along with Joe Gibbs Racing teammate Martin Truex Jr. He concluded .081 seconds powering Bell in the course of qualifying.
Kaulig Racing driver Daniel Hemric will line up future in the second row with Trackhouse Racing driver Daniel Suárez.
Ryan Blaney has the ideal odds, in accordance to BetMGM, listed at +1,000, adopted by Joey Logano (+1,100) then Denny Hamlin and Bubba Wallace (tied at +1,200). Chase Elliott, Austin Cindric and Brad Keselowski are detailed at +1,400.
Wallace is the defending Talladega winner, finishing out front through very last year’s slide race. He concluded second at the Daytona 500 before this calendar year.
Elliott sales opportunities the Cup Series in details, sitting three factors ahead of Blaney, who completed fourth guiding Cindric, Wallace and Chase Briscoe at Daytona in February. Elliott and Blaney are searching for their 1st win of the time, as are Wallace and Keselowski.
Keselowski won final year’s GEICO 500 and is seeking his very first get as a driver-operator for his Roush Fenway Keselowski crew. A victory this weekend for Keselowski would assistance offset a severe penalty his No. 6 Ford team incurred earlier this time and protected him a playoff place. He would continue to be deducted 10 playoff details as part of the penalty, if he will make the postseason.
Sunday’s race is 188 laps (500 miles) with phases ending on Laps 60, 120 and 188.
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How to check out NASCAR Cup at Talladega
- Race: GEICO 500
- Distance: 500 miles (188 laps) with stages ending on Laps 60, 120 and 188
- Where: Talladega Superspeedway
- When: Sunday, April 24 at 3 p.m. ET
- Television: FOX at 2:30 p.m.
- Radio: MRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio
- Purse: $7,420,008
- 2021 Race Winner: Brad Keselowski