The good news? We actually got qualifying in at Auto Club Speed this weekend, as there was no rain that happened on Saturday. The bad news? Things were still a little screwy, as Martin Truex, Jr. wasn’t able to pass inspection beforehand within three attempts, and wasn’t able to post a qualifying lap. In Fantasy NASCAR, he will start from and be scored from the rear. Additionally, Ryan Preece changed his engine, and will have to start from the rear on Sunday, but he will be scored from his original (see below) qualifying spot in NASCAR Fantasy leagues. Teammate Ricky Stenhouse, Jr. will join him back there, but will also be scored from his original starting spot of 10th.

Auto Club 400 Qualifying Results / Starting Lineup

  1. Clint Bowyer
  2. Jimmie Johnson
  3. Alex Bowman
  4. Kurt Busch
  5. Kevin Harvick
  6. Aric Almirola
  7. Joey Logano
  8. Michael McDowell
  9. Kyle Larson
  10. Ricky Stenhouse, Jr.
  11. Chris Buescher
  12. Matt DiBenedetto
  13. Chase Elliott
  14. Bubba Wallace
  15. Brad Keselowski
  16. Ryan Blaney
  17. Kyle Busch
  18. Cole Custer
  19. Tyler Reddick
  20. Ryan Preece
  21. William Byron
  22. Christopher Bell
  23. John Hunter Nemechek
  24. Ty Dillon
  25. Austin Dillon
  26. Corey LaJoie
  27. Ross Chastain
  28. Denny Hamlin
  29. Erik Jones
  30. JJ Yeley
  31. Daniel Suarez
  32. Brennan Poole
  33. Reed Sorenson
  34. Joey Gase
  35. Quin Houff
  36. Garrett Smithley
  37. Timmy Hill
  38. Martin Truex, Jr.

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