Chase Elliott, William Byron Head Bristol Cup Qualifying

(Bristol, TN - Apr 5, 2019 - RIS) Chase Elliott and William Byron start one-two at Bristol

Time Trial Results:59th Annual Food City 500, Bristol Motor Speedway

Track Qualifying Record: Chase Elliott - 04/05/19 - 14.568 - 131.713

Qualifying Round: 1
Pos, Driver, Car, Time, Speed, Lap #, # Laps, -Fastest, -Next
1) Ryan Blaney, No. 12 PPG Ford, 14.671 sec, 130.789 mph, 1, 2, 0.000, 0.000
2) Aric Almirola, No. 10 SHAZAM!/Smithfield Ford, 14.695, 130.575, 2, 3, 0.024, 0.024
3) Jimmie Johnson, No. 48 Ally Chevrolet, 14.697, 130.557, 2, 3, 0.026, 0.002
4) Clint Bowyer, No. 14 Haas Automation Ford, 14.707, 130.468, 2, 3, 0.036, 0.010
5) Kyle Larson, No. 42 Credit One Bank Chevrolet, 14.709, 130.451, 2, 3, 0.038, 0.002
6) Erik Jones, No. 20 CRAFTSMAN Racing for a Miracle Toyota, 14.715, 130.398, 1, 3, 0.044, 0.006
7) Ricky Stenhouse Jr., No. 17 SunnyD Ford, 14.745, 130.132, 2, 2, 0.074, 0.030
8) Chase Elliott, No. 9 NAPA Auto Parts Chevrolet, 14.746, 130.123, 2, 3, 0.075, 0.001
9) Denny Hamlin, No. 11 FedEx Freight Toyota, 14.752, 130.070, 2, 3, 0.081, 0.006
10) Alex Bowman, No. 88 Nationwide Chevrolet, 14.780, 129.824, 3, 4, 0.109, 0.028
11) Joey Logano, No. 22 Autotrader Ford, 14.781, 129.815, 3, 4, 0.110, 0.001
12) William Byron, No. 24 Axalta Chevrolet, 14.781, 129.815, 3, 4, 0.110, 0.000
13) Kyle Busch, No. 18 Skittles Toyota, 14.783, 129.798, 3, 3, 0.112, 0.002
14) Ryan Newman, No. 6 Wyndham Rewards Ford, 14.799, 129.657, 2, 3, 0.128, 0.016
15) Kevin Harvick, No. 4 Hunt Brothers Pizza Ford, 14.806, 129.596, 1, 2, 0.135, 0.007
16) David Ragan, No. 38 MDS Transport Ford, 14.808, 129.579, 2, 3, 0.137, 0.002
17) Martin Truex Jr., No. 19 Auto Owners Insurance Toyota, 14.809, 129.570, 3, 4, 0.138, 0.001
18) Paul Menard, No. 21 Menards/Sylvania Ford, 14.821, 129.465, 2, 4, 0.150, 0.012
19) Austin Dillon, No. 3 Symbicort Chevrolet, 14.835, 129.343, 1, 4, 0.164, 0.014
20) Matt DiBenedetto, No. 95 LFR Pro League Toyota, 14.858, 129.143, 2, 4, 0.187, 0.023
21) Brad Keselowski, No. 2 Discount Tire Ford, 14.872, 129.021, 2, 2, 0.201, 0.014
22) Michael McDowell, No. 34 Love's Travel Stops Ford, 14.880, 128.952, 1, 6, 0.209, 0.008
23) Daniel Suarez, No. 41 Haas Automation Ford, 14.882, 128.934, 3, 4, 0.211, 0.002
24) Ty Dillon, No. 13 GEICO Chevrolet, 14.899, 128.787, 2, 7, 0.228, 0.017
25) Chris Buescher, No. 37 Bush's Beans Chevrolet, 14.914, 128.658, 3, 5, 0.243, 0.015
26) Daniel Hemric #, No. 8 Caterpillar/Bass Pro Shops Chevrolet, 14.926, 128.554, 3, 4, 0.255, 0.012
27) Kurt Busch, No. 1 Monster Energy Chevrolet, 14.955, 128.305, 2, 2, 0.284, 0.029
28) Bubba Wallace, No. 43 Blue-Emu Chevrolet, 14.957, 128.288, 2, 4, 0.286, 0.002
29) Matt Tifft #, No. 36 Surface Sunscreen/Tunity Ford, 14.987, 128.031, 2, 7, 0.316, 0.030
30) Ryan Preece #, No. 47 Kroger Chevrolet, 15.078, 127.258, 7, 11, 0.407, 0.091
31) Landon Cassill, No. 00 StarCom Fiber Chevrolet, 15.156, 126.603, 7, 8, 0.485, 0.078
32) Corey LaJoie, No. 32 DUDE Wipes Ford, 15.268, 125.675, 7, 8, 0.597, 0.112
33) Gray Gaulding(i), No. 51 Jacob Companies Ford, 15.280, 125.576, 4, 5, 0.609, 0.012
34) Bayley Currey #, No. 52 Belmont Classic Cars Chevrolet, 15.495, 123.833, 2, 4, 0.824, 0.215
35) Timmy Hill(i)*, No. 66 Toyota, 15.741, 121.898, 3, 5, 1.070, 0.246
36) Quin Houff, No. 77 FALCI Adaptve Motorsports Chevrolet, 16.656, 115.202, 4, 4, 1.985, 0.915
37) Ross Chastain(i), No. 15 Rim Riderz Chevrolet, 0.000, 0.000, 0, 0, -----, -----
*Required to qualify on time, (i)Ineligible for driver points in this series, (#) Rookie

Qualifying Round: 2
Pos, Driver, Car, Time, Speed, Lap #, # Laps, -Fastest, -Next
1) Ryan Blaney, No. 12 PPG Ford, 14.528 sec, 132.076 mph, 1, 2, 0.000, 0.000
2) Chase Elliott, No. 9 NAPA Auto Parts Chevrolet, 14.604, 131.389, 2, 3, 0.076, 0.076
3) Aric Almirola, No. 10 SHAZAM!/Smithfield Ford, 14.625, 131.200, 1, 3, 0.097, 0.021
4) Erik Jones, No. 20 CRAFTSMAN Racing for a Miracle Toyota, 14.636, 131.101, 1, 2, 0.108, 0.011
5) William Byron, No. 24 Axalta Chevrolet, 14.641, 131.057, 1, 2, 0.113, 0.005
6) Jimmie Johnson, No. 48 Ally Chevrolet, 14.646, 131.012, 3, 4, 0.118, 0.005
7) Clint Bowyer, No. 14 Haas Automation Ford, 14.665, 130.842, 1, 3, 0.137, 0.019
8) Joey Logano, No. 22 Autotrader Ford, 14.677, 130.735, 1, 2, 0.149, 0.012
9) Brad Keselowski, No. 2 Discount Tire Ford, 14.693, 130.593, 2, 3, 0.165, 0.016
10) Denny Hamlin, No. 11 FedEx Freight Toyota, 14.699, 130.539, 1, 2, 0.171, 0.006
11) Ryan Newman, No. 6 Wyndham Rewards Ford, 14.703, 130.504, 2, 3, 0.175, 0.004
12) Paul Menard, No. 21 Menards/Sylvania Ford, 14.703, 130.504, 1, 3, 0.175, 0.000
13) Kevin Harvick, No. 4 Hunt Brothers Pizza Ford, 14.706, 130.477, 3, 4, 0.178, 0.003
14) Alex Bowman, No. 88 Nationwide Chevrolet, 14.706, 130.477, 1, 4, 0.178, 0.000
15) Austin Dillon, No. 3 Symbicort Chevrolet, 14.729, 130.274, 1, 3, 0.201, 0.023
16) Kyle Larson, No. 42 Credit One Bank Chevrolet, 14.734, 130.229, 5, 6, 0.206, 0.005
17) Kyle Busch, No. 18 Skittles Toyota, 14.780, 129.824, 6, 7, 0.252, 0.046
18) Michael McDowell, No. 34 Love's Travel Stops Ford, 14.784, 129.789, 1, 3, 0.256, 0.004
19) Ricky Stenhouse Jr., No. 17 SunnyD Ford, 14.799, 129.657, 2, 3, 0.271, 0.015
20) Daniel Suarez, No. 41 Haas Automation Ford, 14.809, 129.570, 2, 4, 0.281, 0.010
21) Matt DiBenedetto, No. 95 LFR Pro League Toyota, 14.834, 129.351, 2, 3, 0.306, 0.025
22) David Ragan, No. 38 MDS Transport Ford, 14.838, 129.317, 1, 4, 0.310, 0.004
23) Martin Truex Jr., No. 19 Auto Owners Insurance Toyota, 14.854, 129.177, 2, 3, 0.326, 0.016
24) Ty Dillon, No. 13 GEICO Chevrolet, 14.951, 128.339, 1, 3, 0.423, 0.097

Qualifying Round: 3
Pos, Driver, Car, Time, Speed, Lap #, # Laps, -Fastest, -Next
1) Chase Elliott, No. 9 NAPA Auto Parts Chevrolet, 14.568 Sec, 131.713 mph, 1, 4, 0.000, 0.000
2) William Byron, No. 24 Axalta Chevrolet, 14.606, 131.371, 1, 4, 0.038, 0.038
3) Ryan Blaney, No. 12 PPG Ford, 14.627, 131.182, 1, 3, 0.059, 0.021
4) Erik Jones, No. 20 CRAFTSMAN Racing for a Miracle Toyota, 14.641, 131.057, 1, 4, 0.073, 0.014
5) Denny Hamlin, No. 11 FedEx Freight Toyota, 14.681, 130.700, 1, 2, 0.113, 0.040
6) Aric Almirola, No. 10 SHAZAM!/Smithfield Ford, 14.692, 130.602, 5, 6, 0.124, 0.011
7) Joey Logano, No. 22 Autotrader Ford, 14.734, 130.229, 3, 4, 0.166, 0.042
8) Clint Bowyer, No. 14 Haas Automation Ford, 14.741, 130.168, 1, 4, 0.173, 0.007
9) Paul Menard, No. 21 Menards/Sylvania Ford, 14.757, 130.026, 1, 3, 0.189, 0.016
10) Jimmie Johnson, No. 48 Ally Chevrolet, 14.780, 129.824, 3, 4, 0.212, 0.023
11) Ryan Newman, No. 6 Wyndham Rewards Ford, 14.801, 129.640, 3, 4, 0.233, 0.021
12) Brad Keselowski, No. 2 Discount Tire Ford, 14.803, 129.622, 1, 3, 0.235, 0.002

Starting Line Up, 59th Annual Food City 500, Bristol Motor Speedway
Pos, Driver, Car, Time, Speed
1) Chase Elliott, No. 9 NAPA Auto Parts Chevrolet, 14.568 sec, 131.713 mph
2) William Byron, No. 24 Axalta Chevrolet, 14.606, 131.371
3) Ryan Blaney, No. 12 PPG Ford, 14.627, 131.182
4) Erik Jones, No. 20 CRAFTSMAN Racing for a Miracle Toyota, 14.641, 131.057
5) Denny Hamlin, No. 11 FedEx Freight Toyota, 14.681, 130.700
6) Aric Almirola, No. 10 SHAZAM!/Smithfield Ford, 14.692, 130.602
7) Joey Logano, No. 22 Autotrader Ford, 14.734, 130.229
8) Clint Bowyer, No. 14 Haas Automation Ford, 14.741, 130.168
9) Paul Menard, No. 21 Menards/Sylvania Ford, 14.757, 130.026
10) Jimmie Johnson, No. 48 Ally Chevrolet, 14.780, 129.824
11) Ryan Newman, No. 6 Wyndham Rewards Ford, 14.801, 129.640
12) Brad Keselowski, No. 2 Discount Tire Ford, 14.803, 129.622
13) Kevin Harvick, No. 4 Hunt Brothers Pizza Ford, 14.706, 130.477
14) Alex Bowman, No. 88 Nationwide Chevrolet, 14.706, 130.477
15) Austin Dillon, No. 3 Symbicort Chevrolet, 14.729, 130.274
16) Kyle Larson, No. 42 Credit One Bank Chevrolet, 14.734, 130.229
17) Kyle Busch, No. 18 Skittles Toyota, 14.780, 129.824
18) Michael McDowell, No. 34 Love's Travel Stops Ford, 14.784, 129.789
19) Ricky Stenhouse Jr., No. 17 SunnyD Ford, 14.799, 129.657
20) Daniel Suarez, No. 41 Haas Automation Ford, 14.809, 129.570
21) Matt DiBenedetto, No. 95 LFR Pro League Toyota, 14.834, 129.351
22) David Ragan, No. 38 MDS Transport Ford, 14.838, 129.317
23) Martin Truex Jr., No. 19 Auto Owners Insurance Toyota, 14.854, 129.177
24) Ty Dillon, No. 13 GEICO Chevrolet, 14.951, 128.339
25) Chris Buescher, No. 37 Bush's Beans Chevrolet, 14.914, 128.658
26) Daniel Hemric #, No. 8 Caterpillar/Bass Pro Shops Chevrolet, 14.926, 128.554
27) Kurt Busch, No. 1 Monster Energy Chevrolet, 14.955, 128.305
28) Bubba Wallace, No. 43 Blue-Emu Chevrolet, 14.957, 128.288
29) Matt Tifft #, No. 36 Surface Sunscreen/Tunity Ford, 14.987, 128.031
30) Ryan Preece #, No. 47 Kroger Chevrolet, 15.078, 127.258
31) Landon Cassill, No. 00 StarCom Fiber Chevrolet, 15.156, 126.603
32) Corey LaJoie, No. 32 DUDE Wipes Ford, 15.268, 125.675
33) Gray Gaulding(i), No. 51 Jacob Companies Ford, 15.280, 125.576
34) Bayley Currey #, No. 52 Belmont Classic Cars Chevrolet, 15.495, 123.833
35) Timmy Hill(i), No. 66 Toyota, 15.741, 121.898
36) Quin Houff, No. 77 FALCI Adaptve Motorsports Chevrolet, 16.656, 115.202
37) Ross Chastain(i), No. 15 Rim Riderz Chevrolet, 0.000, 0.000
(i) Ineligible for driver points in this series, (#) Rookie 

John Davison

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