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Full starting grid for 2021 Go Bowling at the Glen race at the Watkins Glen International

The 2021 Go Bowling at the Glen takes place on August 8th this year. We’ve got the full racing order for Sunday’s race at the Watkins Glen International.

Chase Elliott, driver of the #9 NAPA AUTO PARTS Chevrolet, leads Martin Truex Jr, driver of the #19 Bass Pro Shops Toyota, during the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Go Bowling at The Glen at Watkins Glen International on August 04, 2019 in Watkins Glen, New York. Photo by Sean Gardner/Getty Images

Race day update: In a big change, Chase Elliott and Christopher Bell will have to move to the rear of the starting lineup when the race gets going, per NASCAR. Elliott’s car failed pre-race inspection twice on Sunday due to violating rules regarding rear-window air deflectors. He was set to start 11th. Bell’s car received the same penalty and will move back after a planned start in the 7th position. Both of their crew chiefs have been ejected for the race. Elliott remains a +200 favorite to win the race at DraftKings Sportsbook.

The NASCAR Cup Series will head to New York this weekend for the 2021 Go Bowling at the Glen race at the Watkins Glen International. The race is scheduled for Sunday at 3:00 p.m. ET. It will be televised on NBC Sports Network and streamed on

The 2021 Go Blowing at the Glen race is back at Watkins Glen after it was canceled last year due to the on-going COVID-19 pandemic. However, Chase Elliott won the previous two years races. Elliott has won two races this year and enters Sunday’s race with the best odds to win it +200, according to DraftKings Sportsbook.

Along with Elliott, Kyle Larson has the second-best odds to win on Sunday at +450 and to finish inside the top-3 at +125. Martin Truex Jr. has the third-best odds to win at +600, while Kurt Busch has +750 odds to capture the checkered flag. Brad Keselowski, who is the pole leader for Sunday’s race, has long shot odds to win it at +3000.

The lineup was determined with a performance-metric formula instead of traditional qualifying. The metric is split into 25 percent from a driver’s previous race finishing position, 25 percent from the car owner’s previous race finishing position, 35 percent comes from the team owner’s points ranking, and 15 percent comes from the previous race fastest lap.

Here is the full lineup for Sunday’s 2021 Go Bowling at the Glen at the Watkins Glen International road course.

2021 Go Bowling at the Glen, starting grid

Starting Pos. Driver Car # Team
Starting Pos. Driver Car # Team
1 Brad Keselowski 2 Team Penske
2 Joey Logano 22 Team Penske
3 Ryan Blaney 12 Team Penske
4 Kyle Larson 5 Hendrick Motorsports
5 Kevin Harvick 4 Stewart-Haas Racing
6 Denny Hamlin 11 Joe Gibbs Racing
7 Christopher Bell 20 Joe Gibbs Racing
8 Aric Almirola 10 Stewart-Haas Racing
9 Martin Truex Jr. 19 Joe Gibbs Racing
10 Alex Bowman 48 Hendrick Motorsports
11 Chase Elliott 9 Hendrick Motorsports
12 Ross Chastain 42 Chip Ganassi Racing
13 Tyler Reddick 8 Richard Childress Racing
14 Matt DiBenedetto 21 Wood Brothers Racing
15 William Byron 24 Hendrick Motorsports
16 Austin Dillon 3 Richard Childress Racing
17 Kurt Busch 1 Chip Ganassi Racing
18 Ricky Stenhouse Jr. 47 JTG Daugherty Racing
19 Cole Custer 41 Stewart-Haas Racing
20 Kyle Busch 18 Joe Gibbs Racing
21 Daniel Suarez 99 Trackhouse Racing Team
22 Erik Jones 43 Richard Petty Motorsports
23 Ryan Preece 37 JTG Daugherty Racing
24 Chris Buescher 17 Roush Fenway Racing
25 Michael McDowell 34 Front Row Motorsports
26 Bubba Wallace 23 23XI Racing
27 Chase Briscoe 14 Stewart-Haas Racing
28 Ryan Newman 6 Roush Fenway Racing
29 Corey LaJoie 7 Spire Motorsports
30 Justin Haley 77 Spire Motorsports
31 Anthony Alfredo 38 Front Row Motorsports
32 Garrett Smithley 53 Rick Ware Racing
33 Kyle Tilley 78 Live Fast Motorsports
34 Josh Bilicki 52 Rick Ware Racing
35 Quin Houff 0 StarCom Racing
36 James Davison 51 Petty Ware Racing
37 RC Enerson 15 Rick Ware Racing