Joe Gibbs Racing’s Martin Truex Jr lead a team 1,2,3 in the qualifying draw for Sunday’s Geico 500 at Talladega Superspeedway.
Denny Hamlin who took victory at Homestead Miami Speedway on Sunday starts the race from second while defending Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series champion Kyle Busch in the No.18 M&M’s Brownie Toyota Camry starts the race from third.
Hendrick Motorsports Jimmie Johnson in the No.48 Ally Racing Chevrolet starts from fourth place.
Stewart Haas Racing’s Kevin Harvick starts the race from fifth place just ahead of Team Penske’s Brad Keselowski.
Chip Ganassi Racing’s Kurt Busch starts the race from seventh place just ahead of Alex Bowman and Team Penske’s Joey Logano. Clint Bowyer rounds out the top ten.
Chase Elliott in the No.9 Chevrolet for Hendrick Motorsports starts the race from eleventh place.
Ryan Blaney starts the race from 12th just ahead of Chip Ganassi Racing’s Matt Kenneth in the No.42 Chevrolet and Ryan Newman.
Aric Almirola starts the race from 15th place just ahead of Tyler Reddick.
Austin Dillon starts the race from 17th just ahead of Joe Gibbs Racing’s Erik Jones and William Byron. JTG Daughtery’s Ricky Stenhouse Jr rounds out the top 20.
Chris Buescher starts the race from 21st place just ahead of John Hunter Nemechek.
Wood Brothers Racing’s Matt DiBenedetto starts the race from 23rd place just ahead of Bubba Wallace and Corey LaJoie.
Michael McDowell starts the race from 26th just ahead of Brennan Poole and Cole Custer. Gray Gaulding starts the race from 29th while BJ McLeod rounds out the top 30.
Ryan Preece starts the race from 31st just ahead of Quin Huoff and Ty Dillon.
JJ Yeley starts the race from 34th just ahead of Christopher Bell and Joey Gase. Guant Brothers Racing’s Daniel Suarez starts the race from 37th just ahead of Timmy Hill and Brendan Gaughan.
Rick Ware Racing’s Garrett Smithley rounds out the grid in 40th place.