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NASCAR starting lineup: Joey Logano claims pole position in qualifying for the Goodyear 400

The Goodyear 400 takes place on Sunday, May 8 this year. We’ve got updates as qualifying settles the starting lineup for Sunday’s race at the Darlington Speedway.

Martin Truex Jr., driver of the #19 Bass Pro Shops Toyota, Josh Bilicki, driver of the #77 Zeigler Auto Group Chevrolet, and Justin Haley, driver of the #31 LeafFilter Gutter Protection Chevrolet, race during the NASCAR Cup Series DuraMAX Drydene 400 presented by RelaDyne at Dover Motor Speedway on May 01, 2022 in Dover, Delaware. Photo by Tim Nwachukwu/Getty Images

Second round results: Joey Logano claimed the pole and Kyle Larson will join him on the front row. Here’s the top 10 after qualifying. The full starting lineup is posted at the bottom of the article:

  1. Joey Logano
  2. Kyle Larson
  3. Christopher Bell
  4. Martin Truex, Jr.
  5. Kyle Busch
  6. Kurt Busch
  7. Ryan Blaney
  8. Ross Chastain
  9. William Byron
  10. Tyler Reddick

Group B qualifying results: The top five in the second qualifying group were Kyle Larson, Martin Truex, Jr., Joey Logano, Ryan Blaney, and Kurt Busch. They advance to the final ten who will compete for the pole position. Chase Elliott had to replace his car and will start at the back of the pack on Sunday.

Group A qualifying results: The top five in the first qualifying group were Kyle Busch, Christopher Bell, William Byrton, Ross Chastain, and Tyler Reddick. They advance to the final ten who will compete for the pole position.

The NASCAR Cup Series heads to Darlington, South Carolina for this weekend’s race. The 2022 Goodyear 400 will be held on Sunday, May 8th at the Darlington Raceway. This 293-lap race will last a little over three hours. Last year’s race was won by Martin Truex Jr. won ran it in 3:14:21. The race on Sunday will air on FS1 at 3:30 p.m. ET.

Kyle Larson has the best odds to win the 2022 Goodyear 400 installed at +500. Truex Jr. has the second-best odds sitting at +700 in his quest for repeating as the winner. Denny Hamlin (+800), Chase Elliott (+800) and Kyle Busch (+1000) round out the drivers with the top-five odds to take the checkered flag.

Qualifying will follow at 11:05 a.m. ET and will air on FS1. The Darlington Oval will utilize the one-lap qualifying format. The drivers will be separated into two groups. Group A will run a single car, one lap qualifier with the five fastest times advancing to the final round. Group B will repeat this process with their five fastest times also advancing to the final round. The 10 remaining drivers will run another single car, one lap qualifier to set not only the pole position but the first five rows on race day.

Below is the starting lineup for the 2022 Goodyear 400.

2022 Goodyear 400 starting lineup

Pos. Driver Car #
Pos. Driver Car #
1 Joey Logano 22
2 Kyle Larson 5
3 Christopher Bell 20
4 Martin Truex, Jr. 19
5 Kyle Busch 18
6 Kurt Busch 45
7 Ryan Blaney 12
8 Ross Chastain 1
9 William Byron 24
10 Tyler Reddick 8
11 Erik Jones 43
12 Aric Almirola 10
13 Chase Briscoe 14
14 Austin Dillon 3
15 Alex Bowman 48
16 Michael McDowell 34
17 Bubba Wallace 23
18 Chris Buescher 17
19 Austin Cindric 2
20 Daniel Suarez 99
21 Ty Dillon 42
22 Denny Hamlin 11
23 Brad Keselowski 6
24 Daniel Hemric 16
25 Harrison Burton 21
26 Ricky Stenhouse, Jr. 47
27 Todd Gilliland 38
28 Cole Custer 41
29 Justin Haley 31
30 Corey LaJoie 7
31 Cody Ware 51
32 J.J. Yeley 15
33 Landon Cassill 77
34 Chase Elliott 9
35 Kevin Harvick 4
36 B.J. McLeod 78