Final qualifying results: Joey Logano claimed the pole position in Saturday’s qualifying for the Cook Out Southern 500 at Darlington. The top ten is as follows, with the full starting lineup at the bottom of the page:
- Joey Logano
- Christopher Bell
- William Byron
- Tyler Reddick
- Kyle Busch
- Austin Cindric
- Kyle Larson
- Bubba Wallace
- Ryan Blaney
- Michael McDowell
Qualifying B group results: The second qualifying group wrapped and the five fastest drivers were Christopher Bell, William Byron, Kyle Busch, Michael McDowell, and Tyler Reddick. They advance to the finals with the five drivers from Group A.
Qualifying A group results: The first qualifying group wrapped and the five fastest drivers were Joey Logano, Kyle Larson, Bubba Wallace, Austin Cindric, and Ryan Blaney. They advance to the finals to determine the pole position.
NASCAR is back in Darlington, South Carolina, for this weekend’s Cup Series Playoff race. The 2022 Cook Out Southern 500 will take place on Sunday, September 4 at 6 p.m. ET and will air on USA Network. Darlington Raceway will host its second race of the season on Sunday, but Saturday will be qualifying.
Qualifying will start at 12:50 p.m. ET on USA Network. Darlington Raceway will utilize a one-lap qualifying format. Entrants will be divided into two groups and will run one lap. The five fastest drivers in each group will advance to the final round and the driver with the best time in that round will win pole position for Sunday’s race.
Denny Hamlin and Kyle Larson enter Darlington as the favorites with +600 odds to win on DraftKings Sportsbook. Chase Elliott and Tyler Reddick follow them with +700 odds while Ross Chastain and Kyle Busch are installed at +900.
Here is the full entry list for Sunday’s Cook Out Southern 500 Cup Series race. We’ll update it with the full starting lineup as qualifying wraps.
2022 Cook Out Southern 500 starting lineup
|17||Martin Truex, Jr.||19|
|20||Ricky Stenhouse, Jr.||47|