May 2022 (NASCAR Cup Series)

NASCAR starting positions for Kansas Speedway

Today, the NASCAR Cup Series field is unloaded in Kansas City, Kansas. They’ll set to roll to the 1.5-mile of Kansas Speedway for a qualifying round.

View the Kansas starting lineup for the NASCAR Cup Series below.

Kansas Speedway Menu
ARCA: Race
Trucks: Prac / Qual | Race
Cup: Prac / Qual | Race

Click here to view the Kansas Speedway tv schedule.

Directly ahead of qualifying, the field was split into two groups from a brief round of practice. Kurt Busch topped the practice times sheet overall with a 30.758.

Chris Buescher suffered a flat left rear, spun in the opening seconds of group A practice and slammed the wall. Later in the same session, Ryan Blaney also lost a left rear tire but he avoided any damage.

In the second practice session, Ricky Stenhouse Jr spuns and slammed the wall. Later in the session, Joey Logano also blew a left rear and slammed the wall.

The field was split into two groups for NASCAR qualifying. The top 5 from each group advance into round two and made a run for pole.

Kansas Qualifying (Round 1 – Group A – Top 5): 1. Tyler Reddick (30,388); 2. Martin Truex Jr. (30,463); 3. Kyle Busch (30,496); 4. Kyle Larson (30,515); 5. Ryan Blaney (30,570)

Kansas Qualifying (Round 1 – Group B – Top 5): 1. Christopher Bell (30,079); 2. Alex Bowman (30,340); 3. Kurt Busch (30,356); 4. Aric Almirola (30,456); 5. Austin Cindric (30,507)

Christopher Bell will start from the pole position. Tyler Reddick completes Sunday’s front row.

Kansas Speedway
Starting Lineup
May 15, 2022
NASCAR Cup Series

Pos | Driver | Best Time

1. Christopher Bell
30,071

2. Tyler Reddick
30,192

3. Kyle Larson
30,206

4. Austin Cindric
30,261

5. Kurt Busch
30,276

6. Kyle Busch
30,340

7. Aric Almirola
30,355

8. Alex Bowman
30,411

9. Martin Truex Jr.
30,606

10. Ryan Blaney
30,618

Failed to advance out of round 1

11. Ross Chastain
30,513

12. Chase Briscoe
30,530

13. William Byron
30,553

14. Chase Elliott
30,570

15. Justin Haley
30,617

16. Cole Custer
30,676

17. Ty Dillon
30,692

18. Denny Hamlin
30,701

19. Daniel Suarez
30,706

20. Corey LaJoie
30,743

21. Austin Dillon
30,749

22. Erik Jones
30,759

23. Kevin Harvick
30,762

24. Bubba Wallace
30,822

25. Michael McDowell
30,885

26. Jeb Burton
30,970

27. JJ Yeley
31,013

28. Noah Gragson
31,457

29. Cody Ware
31,467

30. Brad Keselowski
31,644

31. Todd Gilliland
31,701

32. BJ McLeod
32,096

33. Josh Bilicki
32,106

34. Joey Logano
No Time

35. Ricky Stenhouse Jr
No Time

36. Chris Buescher
No Time


Kansas Speedway
Practice Results
May 15, 2022
NASCAR Cup Series

Pos | Driver | Best Time

1. Kurt Busch
30,758

2. Kyle Busch
30,784

3. Tyler Reddick
30,845

4. Ross Chastain
30,850

5. Christopher Bell
30,853

6. Austin Dillon
30,860

7. Austin Cindric
30,961

8. Denny Hamlin
30,967

9. Chris Buescher
30,977

10. Chase Briscoe
30,987

11. Kyle Larson
31,017

12. Joey Logano
31,027

13. Aric Almirola
31,034

14. Ryan Blaney
31,042

15. Martin Truex Jr
31,056

16. Erik Jones
31,060

17. Alex Bowman
31,065

18. Bubba Wallace
31,105

19. Ricky Stenhouse Jr
31,127

20. William Byron
31,150

21. Daniel Suarez
31,184

22. Cole Custer
31,202

23. Justin Haley
31,271

24. Chase Elliott
31,281

25. Harrison Burton
31,290

26. Ty Dillon
31,296

27. Cody Ware
31,397

28. Corey LaJoie
31,491

29. JJ Yeley
31,513

30. Kevin Harvick
31,557

31. Brad Keselowski
31,570

32. Michael McDowell
31,690

33. Noah Gragson
31,757

34. Todd Gilliland
32,082

35. BJ McLeod
32,190

36. Josh Bilicki
32,364

Click here to view the Kansas Speedway tv schedule.

Links

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