The Martinsville race winner Martin Truex Jr. will take the green flag this Sunday at Richmond Raceway.

With just several days left until the ninth NASCAR Cup Series race at Richmond, the starting grid of the event has been released. The winner of the Martinsville race and the first double-winner of 2021 Martin Truex Jr. will lead the field at the race start in the hunt for the third race victory of the season.

His teammate and points leader Denny Hamlin will follow him on the front row, while Chase Elliott, Willaim Byron, and Joey Logano will complete the starting top 5.

The starting grid of the NASCAR Cup Series race at Richmond:

Pos.Car no.DriverTeam
1#19Martin Truex Jr.Joe Gibbs Racing
2#11Denny Hamlin Joe Gibbs Racing
3#9 Chase ElliottHendrick Motorsports
4#24William Byron Hendrick Motorsports
5#22Joey Logano Team Penske
6#5Kyle LarsonHendrick Motorsports
7#12Ryan BlaneyTeam Penske
8#20Christopher BellJoe Gibbs Racing
9#4Kevin HarvickStewart-Haas Racing
10#18Kyle BuschJoe Gibbs Racing
11#3Austin DillonRichard Childress Racing
12#17Chris BuescherRoush Fenway Racing
13#8Tyler ReddickRichard Childress Racing
14#47Ricky Stenhouse Jr.JTG Daugherty Racing
15#23Bubba Wallace23XI Racing
16#21Matt DiBenedettoWood Brothers Racing
17#1Kurt BuschChip Ganassi Racing
18#42Ross ChastainChip Ganassi Racing
19#6Ryan NewmanRoush Fenway Racing
20#2Brad KeselowskiTeam Penske
21#41Cole Custer Stewart-Haas Racing
22#10Aric AlmirolaStewart-Haas Racing
23#34Michael McDowellFront Row Motorsports
24#48Alex BowmanHendrick Motorsports
25#37Ryan PreeceJTG Daugherty Racing
26#14Chase BriscoeStewart-Haas Racing
27#99Daniel SuarezTrackhouse Racing Team
28#15James DavisonRick Ware Racing
29#38Anthony Alfredo Front Row Motorsports
30#43Erik JonesRichard Petty Motorsports
31#52Josh BilickiRick Ware Racing
32#00Quin HouffStarCom Racing
33#51Cody WarePetty Ware Racing
34#77Justin HaleySpire Motorsports
35#78BJ McLeodLive Fast Motorsports
36#7Corey LaJoieSpire Motorsports
37#53Garrett SmithleyRick Ware Racing
38#33Austin CindricTeam Penske

The NASCAR Cup Series race at Richmond Raceway will start this Sunday at 3 PM ET.

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