NASCAR lineup at Las Vegas: Starting order for Pennzoil 400 after rain shuts down qualifying
Denny Hamlin captured the checkered flag at the Daytona 500, but the focus of every NASCAR fan quickly shifted to Ryan Newman after he was involved in a scary crash at the end of Monday’s race.
The driver known as “Rocket Man” appeared to escape the wreck without any serious injuries, as he walked out of a local hospital Wednesday afternoon under his own power. There is currently no timeline for Newman’s return, so Roush Fenway Racing will turn to Ross Chastain in the No. 6 Ford for Sunday’s race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
Unfortunately for Chastain, he wasn’t able to hop on the track Saturday ahead of the Pennzoil 400 (3:30 p.m. ET, FOX). A steady stream of rain canceled qualifying, so the starting lineup will be set based on 2019 points, per the NASCAR rulebook.
Here’s a look at the field for this year’s Pennzoil 400.
NASCAR starting lineup at Las Vegas
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