The preliminary of the NASCAR playoffs are complete, and the field has actually been cut from 16 motorists to 12. The second round functions 3 more races before another four chauffeurs will see their champion hopes end.Here’s all the info you need to get ready for Sunday’s South Point 400 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, the fourth of 10 playoff races in the NASCAR Cup Series:
START TIME: 7 p.m. ET. (4 p.m. local)
TV: NBCSN. Pre-race broadcast begins at 6 p.m. ET. (3 p.m. local).
RADIO: Performance Racing Network. STREAMING: For those who check in with their cable/satellite company’s qualifications, you can view at stream.nbcsports.com. RACE DISTANCE: 267 laps around the 1.5-mile Las Vegas Motor Speedway for an overall of 400.5 miles.STAGE LENGTHS(
laps per phase): Stage 1: 80, Stage 2: 80, Phase 3: 107. SEEDINGS(after preliminary): 1.
Kevin Harvick; 2. Denny Hamlin; 3. Brad Keselowski; 4. Joey Logano; 6.
Chase Elliott; 7. Martin Truex Jr.; 7. Alex Bowman; 8. Austin Dillon; 9. Aric Almirola; 10. Kyle Busch; 11. Clint Bowyer; 12. Kurt Busch.PLAYOFF IMAGE: Breaking down the postseason after the very first elimination race DALE JR.: Open about his’crucial minute’with Dale Sr.JORDAN: What his partnership with Hamlin might provide for Bubba Wallace, NASCAR LAST TIME : Joey Logano led 54 laps in February, taking his final lead on lap
under caution following a restart. And one year ago in the 2019 playoff race, Martin Truex Jr. led 32 laps, consisting of the final 20, travelling to a 4.173-second win over runner-up Kevin Harvick.QUALIFYING: The lineup was determined by four efficiency metrics from the previous race: 15%based upon fastest lap time position, 25%of the driver’s final race surface position, 25%of the owner’s final race position and 35 %of the owner points position.LINEUP: Following his ninth win of the seaon last weekend at Bristol Motor Speedway, Kevin Harvick will be back in front of the field, starting on the pole Sunday. He will be joined on the front row by Las Vegas native Kyle Busch, who is still seeking his first
win of the 2020 season.Here is the lineup for the South Point 400(automobile number in parentheses ):1.(4) Kevin Harvick, Ford.2.( 18 )Kyle Busch, Toyota.3.( 9) Chase Elliott, Chevrolet.4.( 10 )Aric Almirola, Ford.5.(22 )Joey Logano, Ford.6.( 14)Clint Bowyer, Ford.7.(3) Austin Dillon, Chevrolet.8.( 88) Alex Bowman,
Chevrolet.9.( 1)Kurt Busch, Chevrolet.10. (11) Denny Hamlin, Toyota.11. (19) Martin Truex Jr., Toyota.12. (2) Brad Keselowski, Ford.13. (20) Erik Jones, Toyota.14.
( 8) Tyler Reddick, Chevrolet
.15. (12) Ryan Blaney, Ford.16.
( 17) Chris Buescher, Ford
.17. (34) Michael McDowell, Ford.18.
( 48) Jimmie Johnson, Chevrolet
.19. (21) Matt DiBenedetto, Ford.20.
( 42) Matt Kenseth, Chevrolet.21. (37) Ryan Preece, Chevrolet.22. (41) Cole Custer, Ford.23.
( 43) Bubba Wallace, Chevrolet.24. (13) Ty Dillon, Chevrolet.25.
( 38) John Hunter Nemechek, Ford.26. (95) Christopher Bell, Toyota.27. (6) Ryan Newman, Ford.28.
( 24) William Byron, Chevrolet.29.
( 96) Daniel Suarez, Toyota.30. (27) Gray Gaulding, Ford.31.
( 32) Corey LaJoie, Ford.32.
( 00) Quin Houff, Chevrolet
.33. (47) Ricky Stenhouse Jr., Chevrolet.34. (51) Joey Gase, Ford.35.
( 15) Brennan Poole, Chevrolet
.36. (66) Timmy Hill, Toyota.37.
( 77) JJ Yeley, Chevrolet
.38. (53) James Davison, Ford.39.
( 49) Chad Finchum, Toyota.Facebook Email