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Jockey Made in America 250 Starting Lineup and Stats for NASCAR Cup Series Race

After a wild doubleheader in the Pocono Mountains, the NASCAR Cup Series heads to the Badger State this weekend. For the first time in over 60 years, Road America will host the top series in stock car racing. The Jockey Made in America 250 sets up as a great option for those looking to celebrate America’s birthday with some motorsports action. The following contains all kinds of vital information to get you set for the first of this Sunday’s NASCAR Cup Series action at Road America. Read on for the Jockey Made in America 250 starting lineup, start time, race facts and NASCAR stats.

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NASCAR Cup Series at Road America

2nd Jockey Made in America 250
Date: Sunday, July 4, 2021
Start Time: 2:30 p.m. EST
Track: Road America — Elkhart Lake, WI
Coverage: NBC
Pole Sitter: TBD

Jockey Made in America 250 Race Details

Distance: 250 miles
Laps: 62
Lap Length: 4.048 miles
Stages: Three (Laps 1-14; 15-29; 30-62)
Surface: Asphalt
Turns: 14

Jockey Made in America 250 Starting Lineup

Starting PositionDriverCar NumberTeamManufacturer
1Cole Custer41Stewart-Haas RacingFord
2Christopher Bell20Joe Gibbs RacingToyota
3Tyler Reddick8Richard Childress RacingChevrolet
4Chase Briscoe14Stewart-Haas RacingFord
5Kyle Larson5Hendrick MotorsportsChevrolet
6Justin Haley31Kaulig RacingChevrolet
7Ty Dillon42Petty GMS MotorsportsChevrolet
8Alex Bowman48Hendrick MotorsportsChevrolet
9Chase Elliott9Hendrick MotorsportsChevrolet
10Joey Logano22Team PenskeFord
11Kyle Busch18Joe Gibbs RacingToyota
12Austin Dillon3Richard Childress RacingChevrolet
13Kurt Busch4523XI RacingToyota
14Erik Jones43Petty GMS MotorsportsChevrolet
15Chris Buescher17Roush Fenway Keselowski RacingFord
16Ricky Stenhouse Jr.47JTG Daugherty RacingChevrolet
17Michael McDowell34Front Row MotorsportsFord
18Brad Keselowski6Roush Fenway Keselowski RacingFord
19William Byron24Hendrick MotorsportsChevrolet
20Austin Cindric2Team PenskeFord
21Daniel Suarez99Trackhouse RacingChevrolet
22Bubba Wallace2323XI RacingToyota
23Todd Gilliland38Front Row MotorsportsFord
24Harrison Burton21Wood Brothers RacingFord
25Ryan Blaney12Team PenskeFord
26Corey LaJoie7Spire MotorsportsChevrolet
27Justin Allgaier77Spire MotorsportsChevrolet
28Noah Gragson16Kaulig RacingChevrolet
29J.J. Yeley15Rick Ware RacingFord
30Martin Truex Jr.19Joe Gibbs RacingToyota
31Aric Almirola10Stewart-Haas RacingFord
32Kevin Harvick4Stewart-Haas RacingFord
33Ross Chastain1Trackhouse RacingChevrolet
34Denny Hamlin11Joe Gibbs RacingToyota
35Cody Ware51Rick Ware RacingFord
36Josh Williams78Live Fast MotorsportsFord

NASCAR Cup Series Qualifying Overview

Unlike the majority of NASCAR Cup Series races this season, actual qualifying time trials were held to determine the Jockey Made in America 250 starting lineup for Sunday’s race. In addition, drivers were able to turn several practice laps in sessions on both Saturday and Sunday to get acclimated with the new course.

Austin Cindric Jockey Made in America 250 starting lineup NASCAR Cup Series stats Road America
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Jockey Made in America 250 Race History and NASCAR Stats

  • The only prior running of this race came all the way back in 1956. Tim Flock beat a field comprised of both American and foreign cars in one of the first road course races.
  • With the addition of Road America to the 2021 NASCAR Cup Series schedule, there are seven road courses races in total this season.
  • The NASCAR Xfinity Series has been racing annually at Road America since the 2010 season.
  • Four drivers in Sunday’s field have won an Xfinity Series race at Road America. They are Christopher Bell, Michael McDowell, A.J. Allmendinger and Austin Cindric.
  • Race favorite Chase Elliott has made two prior starts at Road America at the Xfinity Series level. He scored top-5 finishes in both races.
  • Chase Elliott has the best average finish (4.0) among all drivers in Sunday’s field with at least two prior starts at the track.
  • Austin Cindric won the 2020 NASCAR Xfinity Series Henry 180. He will be in the field for the Jockey Made in America 250 this weekend. Cindric is set to drive the No. 33 for Team Penske.

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