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#2-Brad Keselowski will start from the pole for the XFINITY 500 NASCAR Cup Series race at Martinsville Speedway.
#19-Truex, Jr. will start second, followed by #88-Bowman, #11-Hamlin, #1-Busch, #4-Harvick, #22-Logano, #9-Elliott, #18-Busch, and #12-Blaney
The lineup was set by the new qualifying procedure, based on race finish, points position, and fastest race lap.
See the complete XFINITY 500 Starting Lineup.

See complete race information on the Martinsville race page.


#18-Kyle Busch won the AutoTrader EchoPark Automotive 500 NASCAR Cup Series race at Texas Motor Speedway on Wednesday, after the race was delayed 3 days for rain. The win is his 1st win of the year, 4th at Texas, and 57th career win.
#19-Truex, Jr. finished 2nd followed by #95-Bell, #12-Blaney, #88-Bowman, #2-Keselowski, #1-Busch, #21-DiBenedetto, #11-Hamlin, and #22-Logano
The race was postponed on Sunday with 52 laps complete after heavy mist kept NASCAR from being able to dry the track and was it unable to be restarted Monday or Tuesday. Officially the red flag was 72 hours, 28 minutes, 34 seconds.
Pole sitter #4-Harvick finished 16th after getting into the outside wall during the first stage on Sunday and pancaking the car. He fell one lap down, to 36th before being able to get back on the lead lap for much of the race.
#9-Elliott had to pit an extra time near the end of stage 2 when a tire went down right after he pitted for fuel. He lost a lap and finished 20th.
Stage 1 was won by #14-Bowyer. Stage 2 was won by #18-Busch.
There were 23 lead changes among 11 drivers and 8 cautions for 47 yellow flag laps.
See race details at: Race Results, Drivers Points Standings, Owners Points Standings, Cumulative Report, Penalty Report.

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See complete race information on the Texas race page.

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Next Race
XFINITY 500
Martinsville Speedway
Sunday, November 1
2:00pm/et
TV: NBC
Radio: MRN, Sirius XM
(STAGES 130/260/500 LAPS = 263 MILES)
No practice or qualifying

Pit Stalls
Starting Lineup
Crew Rosters
Latest / Final Entry List
Preliminary Entry List
Goodyear Tire Notes
Race Page

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Last Race

AutoTrader EchoPark Automotive 500
Texas Motor Speedway
Postponed to Wednesday, October 28

Paint Schemes
Race Results
Drivers Points Standings
Owners Points Standings
Cumulative Report
Penalty Report
Cars to the rear: #19-Truex, Jr. (failed pre-race inspection twice), #49-Finchum (failed pre-race inspection twice), #96-Suarez (failed pre-race inspection twice), #53-Smithley (unapproved adjustments), #66-Hill (unapproved adjustments)
Pit Stalls
Starting Lineup
Crew Rosters
Latest / Final Entry List
Preliminary Entry List
Goodyear Tire Notes
Race Page

Cup Playoff Standings after Texas (race 34)

2 races remaining in the season, 1 race left in the Round of 8

Pos Driver Points Ahead of 5th
1) #22-Joey Logano 4094 WIN
2) #4-Kevin Harvick 4137 +42
3) #11-Denny Hamlin 4122 +27
4) #2-Brad Keselowski 4120 +25
Bottom 4 eliminated after Martinsville
Behind 4th
5) #9-Chase Elliott 4095 -25
6) #88-Alex Bowman 4095 -25
7) #19-Martin Truex, Jr. 4084 -36
8) #1-Kurt Busch 4039 -81
See the Drivers Points Standings and Owners Points Standings.

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