April 2022 (NASCAR Cup Series)

NASCAR starting positions and practice results from Richmond Raceway

Tomorrow, the NASCAR Cup Series takes the green flag in Richmond, Virginia. This morning, roll onto the 0.75-mile Richmond Raceway for a round of practice and qualifying.

View Richmond starting lineup for the NASCAR Cup Series below.

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Ahead of qualifying, the field took to the track for a brief practice session. Kyle Busch was fastest overall in practice with a 22.558.

The field has been split into two groups for round one of knockout qualifying. The top 5 from each group advance into round two.

Richmond Qualifying Times (Group A – Top 5): 1. Ryan Blaney (22,432); 2. Erik Jones (22,442); 3. Kyle Busch (22,458); 4. Chase Briscoe (22,473); 5. William Byron (22,557)

Richmond Qualifying Times (Group B – Top 5): 1.Ross Chastain (22,359); 2. Kevin Harvick (22.387); 3. Christopher Bell (22,442); 4. Martin Truex Jr (22,460); 5. Aric Almirola (22,500)

Ryan Blaney was the only car to advance into round two who shut it down after his first lap in round 1. Blaney is rolling into round two with one less lap on his qualifying tires.

It paid off as Ryan Blaney will start from the pole position with a 22.541 in round two. William Byron completes the front row.

Richmond Raceway
Starting Lineup
April 3, 2022
NASCAR Cup Series

Pos | Driver | best-time

1. Ryan Blaney
22.541

2. William Byron
22.578

3. Kyle Busch
22.634

4. Chase Briscoe
22.658

5. Erik Jones
22.747

6. Martin Truex Jr.
22.761

7. Kevin Harvick
22.761

8. Ross Chastain
22.767

9. Christopher Bell
22.804

10. Aric Almirola
22.819

Failed to advance out of round 1

11. Joey Logano
22.516

12. Cole Custer
22.520

13. Denny Hamlin
22.523

14. Daniel Suarez
22.544

15. Chase Elliott
22.552

16. Tyler Reddick
22.586

17. Harrison Burton
22.593

18. Chris Buescher
22,600

19. Brad Keselowski
22.606

20. Austin Cindric
22,644

21. Kyle Larson
22.653

22. Todd Gilliland
22,670

23. Landon Cassill
22.725

24. Michael McDowell
22.739

25. Austin Dillon
22.761

26. AJ Allmendinger
22.766

27. Kurt Busch
22.807

28. Alex Bowman
22.818

29. Bubba Wallace
22.828

30. Ty Dillon
22.847

31. Corey LaJoie
22.971

32. Ricky Stenhouse Jr.
22.982

33. Cody Ware
23.164

34. BJ McLeod
23.189

35. JJ Yeley
23.229

36. Greg Biffle
No Time

37. Justin Haley
No Time


Richmond Raceway
Practice Results
April 2, 2022
NASCAR Cup Series

Pos | Driver | best-time

1. Kyle Busch
22.558

2. Chris Buescher
22.628

3. Ryan Blaney
22.689

4. Christopher Bell
22.724

5. Chase Briscoe
22.731

6. Erik Jones
22.746

7. William Byron
22.773

8. Martin Truex Jr.
22.776

9. Ross Chastain
22.788

10. Kevin Harvick
22,800

11. Daniel Suarez
22.807

12. Bubba Wallace
22.809

13. Joey Logano
22.825

14. Kyle Larson
22.826

15. Kurt Busch
22.829

16. Justin Haley
22.835

17. Ty Dillon
22.840

18. Denny Hamlin
22.853

19. Aric Almirola
22.853

20. Chase Elliott
22.856

21. Harrison Burton
22.863

22. Tyler Reddick
22.865

23. Brad Keselowski
22.883

24. Cole Custer
22.896

25. Corey LaJoie
22.897

26. Alex Bowman
22.899

27. Austin Dillon
22.968

28. AJ Allmendinger
22.996

29. Michael McDowell
23.032

30. Landon Cassill
23.156

31. Todd Gilliland
23.201

32. Ricky Stenhouse Jr.
23.230

33. BJ McLeod
23,300

34. Austin Cindric
23.330

35. Cody Ware
23.355

36. JJ Yeley
23.865

37. Greg Biffle
23.977

Links

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