Johnson kept his No. 48 Hendrick Motorsports Chevy off the wall after spinning in the first round of qualifying. The seven-time champion leads all active drivers with six wins at the 1.5-mile Fort Worth track.
Bayne is having a respectable season so far with only one finish outside the top 20.
Dillon is coming off his best finish of the season after a fifth-place result at Martinsville.
DiBenedetto's qualifying run at Texas is better than past efforts this year.
Yeley is making his first Monster Energy Series start of the year this weekend at Texas.
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Whitt is coming off a good run at Martinsville.
Gaulding will compete in his first race at Texas.
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Sorenson will start a little further up the grid on Sunday.
Earnhardt was slowest among the drivers who were able to make a lap in the first round of qualifying.
Nine drivers were unable to take time in the first round of qualifying after inspection issues. Larson was one of them. As a result, those nine were lined up by car owner points.
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It’s been a struggle for Elliott so far at Texas. The No. 24 team was forced to roll out the backup car following a crash in opening practice. In qualifying, Elliott was unable to turn a lap after not making it out of the inspection line.