Rain Cancels Qualifying, Truex Jr. to Start 3rd at the Monster Mile
October 5, 2018
Martin Truex Jr. will start third in Sunday’s NASCAR Cup Series race at Dover International Speedway after rain cancelled today’s qualifying session.
The No. 78 5-hour ENERGY/Bass Pro Shops Toyota will line up on the inside of Row 2 for Sunday’s 400-lap, 400-mile race based on Furniture Row Racing’s current position in the owner point standings.
Sunday’s race will be the first of the Round of 12 in the 10-race NASCAR Cup Series playoffs.
Point leader Kyle Busch will start from the pole. The balance of the top 12 are Kevin Harvick, Truex Jr., Brad Keselowski, Clint Bowyer, Joey Logano, Kurt Busch, Ryan Blaney, Chase Elliott, Kyle Larson, Aric Almirola, and Alex Bowman.
Coverage of Sunday’s race will air live beginning at noon MT (2 p.m. ET) on NBCSN, SiriusXM NASCAR Channel 90 and MRN.