The Darlington Cup race winner Martin Truex Jr. is the polesitter for the upcoming event at Dover.

With just a couple of days left ahead of the NASCAR Cup Series race at Dover International Speedway, the starting grid of the event has been revealed. The only repeat winner of the 2021 season Martin Truex Jr. will lead the field to the green flag next Sunday. His Joe Gibbs Racing teammate Denny Hamlin will follow him on the front row.

William Byron, Kyle Larson, and Kevin Harvick complete the starting top 5.

The full starting grid of the NASCAR Cup Series race at Dover:

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

The NASCAR Cup Series race at Dover International Speedway will take place on Sunday, May 16th at 2 PM ET.

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