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NASCAR qualifying results for Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway

The Coca-Cola 600 takes place on May 30 this year. Qualifying is back on Saturday morning and we’re tracking the full starting lineup for the Sunday evening race at Charlotte Motor Speedway.

 Kyle Busch, driver of the #18 M&M’s Mix Toyota, waits on the grid prior to the NASCAR Cup Series EchoPark Texas Grand Prix at Circuit of The Americas on May 23, 2021 in Austin, Texas. Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images

FINAL UPDATE: Kyle Larson claimed the pole in qualifying for Sunday’s Coca-Cola 600. Ricky Stenhouse Jr. will join him on the front row. Chase Elliott and William Byron will follow in the second row.

NASCAR’s Cup Series Series holds its longest race of the season on Sunday at Charlotte Motor Speedway. The green flag drops on the 2021 Coca-Cola 600 at 6 p.m. ET and the race will air on FOX. However, a day ahead of the race we get qualifying starting at 11:05 a.m.

This marks only the fourth time this season NASCAR is holding qualifying runs in advance of a Cup Series race. The organization has limited qualifying due to the COVID-19 pandemic, primarily using a performance-metric formula to determine starting lineups each week. However, eight Cup Series races will feature qualifying this year, and the Coca-Cola 600 is one of them. Each driver gets one lap to put up their best speed and the fastest car will claim the pole position. If a team has to change a car or make adjustments to the car, the driver drops to the back of the pack regardless of their qualifying time.

We’ll update qualifying results below until we have the starting lineup settled for Sunday’s 2021 Coca-Cola 600 race. Kyle Larson enters qualifying as the favorite at DraftKings Sportsbook, installed at +450. He’s followed by Chase Elliott and Martin Truex, Jr. (both +600), Kyle Busch (+650), and Denny Hamlin (+900).

2021 Coca-Cola 600 starting lineup

Start pos. Driver Time Car # Team
Start pos. Driver Time Car # Team
1 Kyle Larson 29.953 5 Rick Hendrick
2 Ricky Stenhouse, Jr. 29.96 47 JTG-Daugherty Racing
3 Chase Elliott 29.969 9 Rick Hendrick
4 William Byron 29.97 24 Rick Hendrick
5 Kevin Harvick 29.993 4 Stewart Haas Racing
6 Austin Dillon 30.029 3 Richard Childress
7 Alex Bowman 30.045 48 Rick Hendrick
8 Martin Truex, Jr. 30.064 19 Joe Gibbs
9 Daniel Suarez 30.069 99 Trackhouse Racing
10 Ross Chastain 30.072 42 Chip Ganassi
11 Kurt Busch 30.09 1 Chip Ganassi
12 Ryan Blaney 30.09 12 Roger Penske
13 Brad Keselowski 30.111 2 Roger Penske
14 Denny Hamlin 30.112 11 Joe Gibbs
15 Tyler Reddick 30.143 8 Richard Childress
16 Joey Logano 30.146 22 Roger Penske
17 Christopher Bell 30.159 20 Joe Gibbs
18 Bubba Wallace 30.207 23 23XI Racing
19 Erik Jones 30.231 43 Richard Petty Motorsports
20 Kyle Busch 30.241 18 Joe Gibbs
21 Chase Briscoe 30.27 14 Stewart Haas Racing
22 Matt DiBenedetto 30.274 21 Wood Brothers
23 Cole Custer 30.298 41 Stewart Haas Racing
24 Michael McDowell 30.323 34 Bob Jenkins
25 Ryan Newman 30.325 6 Jack Roush
26 Corey LaJoie 30.33 7 Spire Motorsports
27 Chris Buescher 30.336 17 Jack Roush
28 Ryan Preece 30.402 37 JTG-Daugherty Racing
29 Anthony Alfredo 30.415 38 Bob Jenkins
30 Justin Haley 30.708 77 Spire Motorsports
31 Aric Almirola 30.834 10 Stewart Haas Racing
32 Quin Houff 30.939 0 StarCom Racing
33 B.J. McLeod 30.952 78 B.J. McLeod
34 Cody Ware 30.971 53 Rick Ware
35 James Davison 31.493 15 Rick Ware
36 Garrett Smithley 31.499 51 Rick Ware
37 Josh Bilicki 31.569 52 Rick Ware
38 David Starr 33.071 66 Carl Long