The NASCAR Dash Cup Sequence will flip to its third of seven street programs for the 2021 season on Sunday as racers put together to tackle Sonoma Raceway for the Toyota Save Mart 350.
Chase Elliott is the favourite heading into Sunday’s race, having received 5 of the final six street programs — together with the latest, the Circuit of the Americas, on Could 23. He’s additionally NASCAR’s lively chief in street course victories with six. But regardless of his run of current success, Elliott has not but received at Sonoma.
Furthermore, Martin Truex Jr. is the two-time defending champion at Sonoma, having final received the occasion in 2019 (the 2020 occasion was canceled as a result of COVID-19 pandemic). He received his first race there in 2013, making him the lively chief in wins on the monitor.
Will both of Elliott or Truex win on Sunday, or will one other racer take the crown at Sonoma? There’s NASCAR Cup Sequence factors chief Denny Hamlin, who regardless of having no victories this yr has 11 top-10 finishes, together with 9 within the high 5. Then there’s Kyle Larson, whose dominance on the Coca-Cola 600 in Charlotte, N.C., made him solely the second driver with a number of wins this season (the opposite being Truex, with three wins).
Sporting Information is monitoring dwell updates and highlights at Sonoma Raceway for the Toyota Save Mart 350:
NASCAR at Sonoma dwell updates, highlights from Toyota Save Mart 350
This part will likely be up to date nearer to the waving of the inexperienced flag.
4:19 p.m.: Kyle Larson is selecting up proper the place he left off, main every of the primary 5 laps from Sonoma.
4:14 p.m.: And there they go!
4:08 p.m.: Anthony Alfredo (physique panel infraction, crew chief ejected) and Scott Heckert (unapproved changes) have been moved to the again of the lineup.
4:06 p.m.: Good vitality from the 49ers head coach:
4:04 p.m.: Sunday’s 90-lap, 226.8-mile race can have three levels, concluding at 20, 40 and 90 laps. There’s additionally a 10-lap competitors warning.
3:53 p.m.: NASCAR, wine and Man Fieri, that is what California does.
NASCAR begin time at the moment
The inexperienced flag for Sunday’s NASCAR Cup Sequence race at Sonoma Raceway in Sonoma, Calif., is scheduled to wave at 4:14 p.m. ET.
Drivers can anticipate to race in good climate. The Nationwide Climate Service forecast requires sunny skies and temperatures within the low 70s on the street course. Wind may grow to be a problem with gusts as much as 32 mph doable.
NASCAR beginning lineup at Sonoma
Right here is the whole NASCAR beginning lineup for Sunday’s race at Sonoma Raceway, the Toyota Save Mart 350:
|Begin pos.||Driver||Automotive No.||Staff|
|1||Kyle Larson||5||Hendrick Motorsports|
|2||Chase Elliott||9||Hendrick Motorsports|
|3||William Byron||24||Hendrick Motorsports|
|4||Denny Hamlin||11||Joe Gibbs Racing|
|5||Kyle Busch||18||Joe Gibbs Racing|
|6||Austin Dillon||3||Richard Childress Racing|
|7||Alex Bowman||48||Hendrick Motorsports|
|8||Kevin Harvick||4||Stewart-Haas Racing|
|9||Brad Keselowski||2||Staff Penske|
|10||Tyler Reddick||8||Richard Childress Racing|
|11||Ryan Blaney||12||Staff Penske|
|12||Chris Buescher||17||Roush Fenway Racing|
|13||Joey Logano||22||Staff Penske|
|14||Ricky Stenhouse Jr.||47||JTG Daugherty Racing|
|15||Bubba Wallace||23||23XI Racing|
|16||Daniel Suarez||99||Trackhouse Racing Staff|
|17||Matt DiBenedetto||21||Wooden Brothers Racing|
|18||Erik Jones||43||Richard Petty Motorsports|
|19||Martin Truex Jr.||19||Joe Gibbs Racing|
|20||Christopher Bell||20||Joe Gibbs Racing|
|21||Michael McDowell||34||Entrance Row Motorsports|
|22||Corey LaJoie||7||Spire Motorsports|
|23||Cole Custer||41||Stewart-Haas Racing|
|24||Ryan Newman||6||Roush Fenway Racing|
|25||Chase Briscoe||14||Stewart-Haas Racing|
|26||Aric Almirola||10||Stewart-Haas Racing|
|27||Ryan Preece||37||JTG Daugherty Racing|
|28||Anthony Alfredo||38||Entrance Row Motorsports|
|29||Ross Chastain||42||Chip Ganassi Racing|
|30||Kurt Busch||1||Chip Ganassi Racing|
|31||Ben Rhodes||77||Spire Motorsports|
|32||James Davison||15||Rick Ware Racing|
|33||Quin Houff||00||StarCom Racing|
|34||Garrett Smithley||53||Rick Ware Racing|
|35||Scott Heckert||78||Reside Quick Motorsports|
|36||Josh Bilicki||52||Rick Ware Racing|
|37||Cody Ware||51||Petty Ware Racing|