Starting lineup for Monday’s Food City 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway Tom Jensen @tomjensen100 Apr 23, 2017 at 1:22p ET Brutal weekend weather caused the cancellation of Food City 500 qualifying at Bristol Motor Speedway on Friday and the postponement of the race on Sunday. The good news is the weather at Bristol looks much better for Monday, when coverage on FOX will begin at 1 p.m. ET, with a green-flag time of about 1:13 p.m. With qualifying rained out, the Food City 500 grid will be set per the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series rulebook. Here’s where all 39 drivers will start Monday’s race from Bristol: Getty Images Brian Lawdermilk 1 Kyle Larson With one victory and four runner-up finishes already this season, Larson leads the points. He’s having a sensational season so far. 2 Chase Elliott The second-year Hendrick Motorsports driver has been rock-solid all season long and finished fourth in this race a year ago. Michael Thomas Shroyer Michael Shroyer-USA TODAY Sports 3 Martin Truex Jr. The qualifying rainout might prove advantageous for Truex, who has an average starting sport 16.864 at Bristol. © Matthew T. Thacker/LAT Images www.latphoto.co.uk Matthew T. Thacker 4 Brad Keselowski This season’s only two-time winner is also a two-time winner at Bristol and will be one of the favorites on Sunday. , LAT Images www.latimages.co.uk Nigel Kinrade 5 Joey Logano Twice, Logano has won the August Bristol night race, but he’s never won the spring race here. 6 Ryan Blaney Both Blaney and the entire Wood Brothers Racing team have stepped it up quite a bit so far in 2017. © Russell LaBounty/LAT Images www.latphoto.co.uk Russell LaBounty 7 Kyle Busch With five Bristol Cup victories, Busch is tied with older brother Kurt for the most among active drivers. 8 Jamie McMurray Although he hasn’t quite kept up with his Chip Ganassi Racing teammate Kyle Larson, McMurray is off to a good start so far in 2017. 9 Clint Bowyer Going strong in his first year with Stewart-Haas Racing, Bowyer leads his three teammates in terms of points. 10 Kevin Harvick The last time the Cup series raced at Bristol was in August 2016, and Harvick won under the lights for Stewart-Haas Racing. 11 Jimmie Johnson Bristol has never been one of Johnson’s favorite tracks, but he’s coming off a big win at Texas, so he has that going for him. © Nigel Kinrade/LAT Images www.latphoto.co.uk AP 12 Trevor Bayne The Tennessee native was fifth in this race last year, his best finish at Bristol. , LAT Images www.latphoto.co.uk Matthew T. Thacker 13 Ryan Newman Two years ago, Newman finished fifth in this race. The last top five he had at Bristol before that was in 2004. The Tennessee native was fifth in this race last year, his best finish at Bristol. 14 Erik Jones The Furniture Row Racing rookie won at this track a year, but in the NASCAR XFINITY Series race. Sunday will be his first Cup start here. © Russell LaBounty/LAT Images www.latphoto.co.uk Russell LaBounty 15 Kurt Busch Kurt, like younger brother Kyle, has won five Cup races at Bristol. But Kurt’s last win here came way back in 2006. 16 Denny Hamlin A past Bristol winner, Hamlin has three poles here. But like his Joe Gibbs Racing teammates, he’s struggled this year. 17 Kasey Kahne In 2013, Kahne won this race and then finished second in the August race. But he hasn’t had a top-10 finish here in three years. 18 Aric Almirola Three years ago, Almirola scored his only top 10 at Bristol when he finished third. 19 Ricky Stenhouse Jr. Twice, Stenhouse has finished second at Bristol, which clearly is a track he is very good at. 20 Dale Earnhardt Jr. Bristol was one of four races where Earnhardt finished second last year before getting injured. © Russell LaBounty/LAT Images www.latphoto.co.uk Russell LaBounty 21 Austin Dillon Last August, Dillon finished fourth at Bristol, his best result in six Cup races. © Nigel Kinrade/LAT Images www.latphoto.co.uk AP 22 Matt Kenseth A four-time Bristol winner, Kenseth landed a new sponsor earlier this week with Circle K. 23 Daniel Suarez In his rookie season, Suarez has managed a pair of top-10 finishes so far. 24 Ty Dillon This will be Dillon’s second Cup start at Bristol, with the first one producing a 25th-place finish. 25 AJ Allmendinger Bristol has been a challenging track for Allmendinger, who has a best finish of ninth in 17 starts here. 26 Paul Menard In 19 starts at this track, Menard has a best finish of fifth and a total of six top 10s. 27 Chris Buescher Last August, Buescher finished fifth at Bristol, a stellar result for any rookie driver. 28 Michael McDowell McDowell is strong on road courses and restrictor-plate tracks, but at Bristol he’s never finished better than 18th. 29 Danica Patrick Two years ago in this race, Patrick finished ninth, her lone top 10 finish at Bristol. 30 Landon Cassill In 12 Bristol starts, Cassill’s top finish is 20th. 31 Cole Whitt Whitt will be making his seventh start at Bristol and looking for his first top-25 finish here. 32 Matt DiBenedetto A year ago, DiBenedetto was in tears after finishing sixth in this race. 33 David Ragan Only once in 20 starts has Ragan posted a top-10 finish at Bristol. 34 Reed Sorenson In 14 Bristol starts, Sorenson has finished as high as 15th. 35 Corey LaJoie Sunday will be LaJoie’s first Cup race at Bristol. 36 Gray Gaulding Like his teammate Corey LaJoie, Gaulding has never run a Cup race at Bristol before. 37 Jeffrey Earnhardt With just two Bristol Cup starts under his belt, Earnhardt will try to improve on his previous best finish of 29th. 38 Timmy Hill In two previous Bristol starts, Hill’s average finish is 41.00. 39 Derrike Cope Cope’s last Cup start at Bristol was in 2006. 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