Rain and Lightning Scrub Daytona Road Course Qualifying

Weather Wipes Out Daytona Qualifying, Allmendinger, Larson Lead Grids
(DAYTONA BEACH, FL – AUG 26, 2022 – RIS) Weather in the form of rain soaking the track and lightning in the area caused NASCAR to cancel practice and time trials for the Coke Zero Sugar 400 and the Wawa 250 races on Daytona’ road course. The starting grids have been set according to NASCAR policies, with Kyle Larson leading Saturday’s Cup Series race and AJ Allmendinger at the front of Friday’s Xfinity Series race.

Starting Line Up: 64th Annual Coke Zero Sugar 400 - Daytona International Speedway
Pos, Driver, Car
1) Kyle Larson, No. 5 HendrickCars.com Chevrolet
2) Chase Elliott, No. 9 A SHOC Chevrolet
3) Joey Logano, No. 22 Shell Pennzoil Ford
4) Daniel Suarez, No. 99 Freeway Insurance Chevrolet
5) Christopher Bell, No. 20 Rheem Toyota
6) Tyler Reddick, No. 8 Cheddar's Scratch Kitchen Chevrolet
7) Kevin Harvick, No. 4 Mobil 1 Ford
8) Chris Buescher, No. 17 Fifth Third Bank Ford
9) Michael McDowell, No. 34 Horizon Hobby Ford
10) Alex Bowman, No. 48 Ally Chevrolet
11) Erik Jones, No. 43 FOCUSfactor Chevrolet
12) Ross Chastain, No. 1 Jockey Chevrolet
13) Martin Truex Jr., No. 19 Bass Pro Shops Toyota
14) Austin Cindric #, No. 2 Menards/Maytag Ford
15) Cole Custer, No. 41 Autodesk/HaasTooling.com Ford
16) Ryan Blaney, No. 12 Advance Auto Parts Ford
17) William Byron, No. 24 Axalta Chevrolet
18) Justin Haley, No. 31 LeafFilter Gutter Protection Chevrolet
19) Denny Hamlin, No. 11 FedEx Cares Toyota
20) Ricky Stenhouse Jr., No. 47 Kroger/NOS Chevrolet
21) Austin Dillon, No. 3 BREZTRI Chevrolet
22) Kyle Busch, No. 18 Interstate Batteries Toyota
23) Ty Gibbs(i), No. 45 Monster Energy Toyota
24) Brad Keselowski, No. 6 Castrol Ford
25) Ty Dillon, No. 42 Thorntons Chevrolet
26) Chase Briscoe, No. 14 Mahindra Tractors Ford
27) Aric Almirola, No. 10 Smithfield Ford
28) Daniel Hemric(i), No. 16 Cirkul Chevrolet
29) Harrison Burton #, No. 21 Dex Imaging Ford
30) Bubba Wallace, No. 23 DoorDash Toyota
31) Corey LaJoie, No. 7 Built.com Chevrolet
32) Todd Gilliland #, No. 38 First Phase Ford
33) Cody Ware, No. 51 Nurtec ODT Ford
34) David Ragan, No. 15 Select Blinds/Jacob Companies Ford
35) Landon Cassill(i), No. 77 Voyager: Crypto for All Chevrolet
36) BJ McLeod(i), No. 78 NASCAR Rivals Ford
37) Noah Gragson(i), No. 62 Beard Motorsports/Southpoint Chevrolet
(i) Ineligible for driver points in this series, (#) Rookie

Starting Line Up: 21st Annual Wawa 250 Powered by Coca-Cola - Daytona International Speedway
Pos, Driver, Car
1) AJ Allmendinger, No. 16 Action Industries Chevrolet
2) Noah Gragson, No. 9 Bass Pro Shops/TrueTimber/BRCC Chevrolet
3) Sammy Smith, No. 18 Pilot Flying J Toyota
4) Sam Mayer, No. 1 Accelerate Pros Talent Chevrolet
5) Josh Berry, No. 8 Tire Pros Summer for Heroes Chevrolet
6) Riley Herbst, No. 98 Monster Energy Ford
7) Sheldon Creed #, No. 2 Whelen Chevrolet
8) Ty Gibbs, No. 54 Monster Energy Toyota
9) Jeremy Clements, No. 51 One Stop/ASE Chevrolet
10) Landon Cassill, No. 10 Voyager: Crypto for All Chevrolet
11) Ryan Sieg, No. 39 A-GAME Ford
12) Brandon Jones, No. 19 Menards/Patriot Lighting Toyota
13) Anthony Alfredo, No. 23 Pit Boss Grills Chevrolet
14) Austin Hill #, No. 21 United Rentals Chevrolet
15) Justin Allgaier, No. 7 hellowater Chevrolet
16) Daniel Hemric, No. 11 Cirkul - Water Your Way Chevrolet
17) Ricky Stenhouse Jr(i), No. 48 Big Machine Spiked Coolers Chevrolet
18) Blaine Perkins(i), No. 02 Hometown Lenders Chevrolet
19) John Hunter Nemechek(i), No. 26 Freedom 13 Toyota
20) Joe Graf Jr, No. 07 GTECHNIQ Ford
21) Alex Labbe, No. 36 Can-Am Chevrolet
22) Myatt Snider, No. 31 TaxSlayer Chevrolet
23) Bayley Currey, No. 4 Alka-Seltzer Chevrolet
24) Sage Karam, No. 44 Clermont Lakes/Alt-Tab Capital Chevrolet
25) Brandon Brown, No. 68 Larry's Lemonade Chevrolet
26) David Starr, No. 08 EVERFI/Special Report Ford
27) Mason Massey, No. 91 BRUNT Workwear Chevrolet
28) JJ Yeley, No. 66 IEC/My Electric Career Chevrolet
29) Jeb Burton, No. 27 Alliance Aviation Chevrolet
30) Caesar Bacarella, No. 45 Clear Cryptos Chevrolet
31) Joey Gase, No. 35 NCPC.ORG Ford
32) Kyle Sieg #, No. 38 Trouble Spirits/Mafe Ford
33) Matt Mills(i), No. 78 J.F. Electric Toyota
34) Jesse Iwuji #, No. 34 Coca-Cola Zero Sugar Chevrolet
35) Patrick Emerling, No. 5 B.J. McLeod Motorsports Ford
36) Ryan Vargas, No. 6 National Metering Services Chevrolet
37) Timmy Hill(i), No. 13 Coble Enterprises/VSI Racing Chevrolet
38) Justin Haley(i), No. 14 DaaBIN Store Chevrolet
(i) Ineligible for driver points in this series, (#) Rookie

Did Not Qualify: No. 92 Josh Williams, No. 47 Tim Viens (i), No. 28 CJ McLaughlin, No. 24 Joe Nemechek

John Davison

Long-time RIS staffer, beginning in the mid-80s. Charlotte, NC area local contact.

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Volume 2022, Issue 8, Posted 5:18 PM, 08.26.2022