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2022 NASCAR Cup Series Nashville Superspeedway Race Page

Ally 400
Sunday, June 26, 2022
Nashville Superspeedway
Time: 5:00pm/et
TV: NBC -  Radio: MRN, Sirius XM NASCAR

Race-Specific News

Race Information

Chase Elliott charges to NASCAR Cup victory at Nashville Superspeedway: In a race twice delayed by lightning, Chase Elliott stole the thunder from a contingent of Toyota drivers who showed early dominance. After a late caution slowed the action in Sunday’s Ally 400, Elliott remained on the track and led the field to a restart with four laps left at Nashville Superspeedway. Elliott pulled away from runner-up Kurt Busch and powered his No. 9 Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet across the finish line with a margin of .551 seconds.[Read More](6-26-2022)

#9-Chase Elliott won the Ally 400 NASCAR Cup Series race at Nashville Superspeedway. The win is his 2nd win of the year, 1st at Nashville Superspeedway and 15th career win.
#45-Busch finished 2nd followed by .#12-Blaney, #5-Larson, #1-Chastain, pole winner #11-Hamlin, #2-Cindric, #20-Bell, #22-Logano, and #4-Harvick.
Elliott took the lead from Kyle Busch with 38 laps remaining and overcame a late caution to hold on for the win.
The race was delayed by an hour during the first stage due to lightning in the area. Then it delayed again, by more than 2 hours, just 11 laps before halfway due to rain and lightning.
Stages 1 & 2 were both won by #19-Truex, Jr.
There were 18 lead changes among 7 drivers and 10 cautions for 57 yellow flag laps.
The average speed of the race was: 111.22mph.
See race details at: Race Results, Driver Points Standings, Owner Points Standings, Cumulative Report, Infraction Report.

Race Fast Facts – Nashville Superspeedway:
Chase Elliott won the 2nd Annual Ally 400, his 15th victory in 238 Cup Series races.
This is his second victory and 11th top-10 finish in 2022.
This is his first victory and first top-10 finish in two races at Nashville Superspeedway.
Kurt Busch (second) posted his second top-10 finish in two races at Nashville Superspeedway. It is his seventh top-10 finish in 2022.
Ryan Blaney (third) posted his first top-10 finish in two races at Nashville Superspeedway.
Austin Cindric (seventh) was the highest finishing rookie.
Chase Elliott leads the point standings by 30 points over Ross Chastain.
(NASCAR)

Cup Series Playoff Standings after Nashville Superspeedway:
Race 17 of 26 in the regular season
1) #9-Chase Elliott [2 wins], 586
2) #1-Ross Chastain [2 wins],556
3) #22-Joey Logano [2 wins], 534
4) #24-William Byron [2 wins], 468
5) #11-Denny Hamlin [2 wins], 374
6) #18-Kyle Busch [1 win], 539
7) #5-Kyle Larson [1 win], 519
8) #48-Alex Bowman [1 win], 461
9) #45-Kurt Busch [1 win], 397
10) #2-Austin Cindric [1 win], 392
11) #14-Chase Briscoe [1 win], 389
12) #99-Daniel Suarez [1 win], 388
13) #12-Ryan Blaney, 555
14) #19-Martin Truex Jr., 516
15) #20-Christopher Bell, 480
16) #4-Kevin Harvick, 452
Below the Playoff cutoff:
17) #10-Aric Almirola, 443
18) #8-Tyler Reddick, 400
19) #3-Austin Dillon, 399
20) #43-Erik Jones, 394
See the Driver Points Standings and Owner Points Standings.

Paint Schemes

Cars to the rear: #18-Busch (unapproved adjustments)

Pit Stall Selections: The selections of pit stalls for the Ally 400 NASCAR Cup Series race at Nashville Superspeedway have been made.
Pole winner #11-Hamlin chose pit stall 1.
Outside pole sitter #22-Logano took the 6th stall, with an opening in front of it.
See all pit choices on the Nashville Superspeedway Pit Stall page.

#11-Denny Hamlin won the Busch pole for the Ally 400 NASCAR Cup Series race at Nashville Superspeedway for his 2nd pole of the year, 1st at Nashville Superspeedway and 35th of his career.
#22-Logano will start second followed by #5-Larson, #9-Elliott, #99-Suarez, #12-Blaney, #1-Chastain, #4-Harvick, #20-Bell, and #19-Truex, Jr.
NASCAR was able to complete the first round of qualifying, but a rain shower hit the track just before the start of the second round, forcing cancellation of the remainder of qualifying.
36 teams were entered so everyone made the race.
See the complete qualifying results and the Ally 400 Starting Lineup.

Nashville Superspeedway – Qualifying Fast Facts:
Denny Hamlin won the Pole Award for the 2nd Annual Ally 400 with a lap of 0 seconds, 0.000 mph.
This is his 35th pole in 595 NASCAR Cup Series races.
This is his second pole and 10th top-10 start in 2022.
This is his first pole in two races at Nashville Superspeedway.
Joey Logano (second) posted his 10th top-10 start of 2022 and his second in two races at Nashville Superspeedway.
Kyle Larson (third) posted his second top-10 start at Nashville Superspeedway. It is his 11th in 17 races this season.
Austin Cindric (24th) was the fastest qualifying rookie.
(NASCAR)

Qualifying Order

Practice for the Ally 400 NASCAR Cup Series race at Nashville Superspeedway is over, after 50 scheduled minutes, the top-five, and slowest:
#23-Wallace 161.708
#18-Busch 160.936
#8-Reddick 160.456
#5-Larson 160.418
#24-Byron160.391
Slowest: #15-Yeley 155.409. No speed for #78-McLeod.
Most laps run: #18-Busch, 49 laps.
Best 10 consecutive lap avg (of 31 drivers): #23-Wallace, 159.681
See the fastest speeds, best 10 consecutive lap average, laps run on the Ally 400 Practice speeds page.

Crew Rosters

The entry list for the Ally 400 NASCAR Cup Series race at Nashville Superspeedway is posted, 36 teams/drivers [for 40 spots] are listed.
Some of the drivers entered include: #15-Yeley, #16-Allmendinger, #77-Bilicki.
Since 36 cars are entered, no one will miss the race.
See the full entry list on the Ally 400 Entry List page.

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Weekend on-track schedule (Central Time)

Thursday, June 23
4:30 PM NCS ROOKIE MEETING (VIRTUAL)
5:00 PM NCS DRIVER / CREW CHIEF MEETING (VIRTUAL)

Friday, June 24
10:30 AM-12:30 PM NCS HAULERS ENTER (EQUIPMENT UNLOADING)
11:00 AM 7:00 PM VIP GUEST CREDENTIALING OPEN
12:30 PM-9:00 PM NCS GARAGE OPEN
12:30 PM-5:30 PM NCS INSPECTION IN PROGRESS
5:30 PM-6:20 PM NCS PRACTICE (ALL ENTRIES)

Saturday, June 25
7:00 AM-2:00 PM NCS GARAGE OPEN
8:30 AM-11:20 AM NCS INSPECTION IN PROGRESS
12:00 PM-1:20 PM NCS QUALIFYING (IMPOUND) (GROUP A & B / SINGLE VEHICLE, 1 LAP, 2 ROUNDS)

Sunday, June 26
1:00 PM NCS GARAGE OPEN
3:35 PM NCS DRIVER INTRODUCTIONS (STAGE)
4:00 PM (5:00 PM/ET) NCS RACE (STAGES 90/185/300 LAPS = 399 MILES)
8:00 PM Approx NCS HAULERS EXIT