Martin Truex Jr. and Bubba Wallace start on front row for Homestead playoff round


The NASCAR Cup Collection is in South Florida this weekend for the second race of the playoff Spherical of 8.

Kyle Larson has already clinched his spot within the Nov. 5 championship race at Phoenix, enters the weekend a heavy favourite having gained this occasion final 12 months and can begin fifth. Larson, William Byron, Martin Truex Jr. and Denny Hamlin are on the optimistic aspect of the reduce line, whereas Christopher Bell, Tyler Reddick, Ryan Blaney and Chris Buescher are on the surface of the championship 4 wanting in.

Right here’s all the things it’s worthwhile to know forward of the 4EVER 400:

4EVER 400 TV/streaming schedule

All instances Jap

Saturday
9-9:50 a.m.: Apply (NBC Sports activities app)
9:50-11 a.m.: Qualifying (NBC Sports activities app)

Sunday
2-2:30 p.m.: Pre-race present (NBC, NBC Sports activities app)
2:30-6 p.m.: 4EVER 400 (NBC, NBC Sports activities app)


4EVER 400 particulars

Monitor: Homestead-Miami Speedway (1.5-mile oval), in Florida
Banking: Turns – 18-20 levels | Straights – 3 levels
Size: 267 laps for 400.5 miles
Stage lengths: Stage 1 – 80 laps | Stage 2 – 85 laps | Stage 3 – 102 laps
2022 winner: Kyle Larson (5), Hendrick Motorsports


4EVER 400 qualifying outcomes

  1. Martin Truex Jr. (19), Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota

  2. Bubba Wallace (23), 23XI Racing Toyota

  3. Tyler Reddick (45), 23XI Racing Toyota

  4. Brad Keselowski (6), RFK Racing Ford

  5. Kyle Larson (5), Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet

  6. Austin Dillon (3), Richard Childress Racing Chevrolet

  7. William Byron (24), Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet

  8. Ross Chastain (1), Trackhouse Racing Chevrolet

  9. Ty Gibbs (54), Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota

  10. Ryan Blaney (12), Workforce Penske Ford

  11. Denny Hamlin (11), Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota

  12. Alex Bowman (48), Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet

  13. Christopher Bell (20), Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota

  14. Daniel Suárez (99), Trackhouse Racing Chevrolet

  15. Michael McDowell (34), Entrance Row Motorsports Ford

  16. Chase Elliott (9), Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet

  17. Chris Buescher (17), RFK Racing Ford

  18. Kyle Busch (8), Richard Childress Racing Chevrolet

  19. Erik Jones (43), Legacy Motor Membership Chevrolet

  20. Corey LaJoie (7), Spire Motorsports Chevrolet

  21. Chase Briscoe (14), Stewart-Haas Racing Ford

  22. Kevin Harvick (4), Stewart-Haas Racing Ford

  23. Ricky Stenhouse Jr. (47), JTG Daugherty Racing Chevrolet

  24. John Hunter Nemechek (42), Legacy Motor Membership Chevrolet

  25. A.J. Allmendinger (16), Kaulig Racing Chevrolet

  26. Austin Cindric (2), Workforce Penske Ford

  27. Justin Haley (31), Kaulig Racing Chevrolet

  28. Harrison Burton (21), Wooden Brothers Racing Ford

  29. Ryan Preece (41), Stewart-Haas Racing Ford

  30. Aric Almirola (10), Stewart-Haas Racing Ford

  31. J.J. Yeley (15), Rick Ware Racing Ford

  32. Todd Gilliland (38), Entrance Row Motorsports Ford

  33. Ty Dillon (77), Spire Motorsports Chevrolet

  34. Ryan Newman (51), Rick Ware Racing Ford

  35. Josh Bilicki (78), Dwell Quick Motorsports Ford

  36. Joey Logano (22), Workforce Penske Ford


NASCAR Cup Collection playoff standings

1. Kyle Larson* – 4084 (-)
2. William Byron – 4,077 (+9)
3. Martin Truex Jr. – 4070 (+2)
4. Denny Hamlin – 4070 (+2)
_________________________________ Lower line
5. Christopher Bell – 4,068 (-2)
6. Tyler Reddick – 4,054 (-16)
7. Ryan Blaney – 4,053 (-17)
8. Chris Buescher – 4,047 (-23)
*-Clinched entry into Championship 4


Tribute weekend for Kevin Harvick

Sunday’s 4EVER 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway is called as such as a result of it’s the slogan for Kevin Harvick’s farewell season driving the No. 4 Stewart-Haas Racing entry.

Harvick shall be racing in a particular one-off paint scheme that includes the Budweiser model, paying homage to the automotive wherein he gained the 2014 Cup title at … you guessed it, Homestead. Along with the race namesake and automotive livery, Harvick’s longtime crew chief, Rodney Childers, and Childers’ household will ship the command to begin engines, and senior NASCAR official Mike Helton would be the honorary starter.

Harvick is leaving the game after 23 seasons within the Cup Collection with, presently, 823 begins, 443 top-10s, 251 top-5s and 60 wins. The Bakersfield, California, native’s profession started beneath tragic circumstances, as he stepped into the legendary Dale Earnhardt’s automotive after the seven-time champion was killed on the 2001 Daytona 500. Harvick famously gained in simply his third begin that season and by no means appeared again.

Kevin Harvick is retiring from full-time racing after spending the previous 23 seasons within the NASCAR Cup Collection. (Picture by James Gilbert/Getty Photos) (James Gilbert through Getty Photos)


Prime drivers and finest bets for the 4EVER 400

The stress is off Kyle Larson, as he has already clinched his spot within the championship race, however he nonetheless enters as an enormous favourite at (+275), in accordance with BetMGM. Larson and Hendrick Motorsports teammate William Byron have mixed to win six of 13 races at intermediate tracks this season, and Byron is 7-to-1.

Greatest odds to win
• Kyle Larson +275
• Tyler Reddick +600
• Martin Truex Jr. +625
• William Byron +700
• Denny Hamlin +700
• Christopher Bell +1000

Yahoo Sports activities’ Nick Bromberg wrote earlier within the week on the betting outlook, and along with the favorites, he suggests betting Kyle Busch (+1600), who has two wins on the monitor, and a determined Chris Buescher (+2000) who sits 23 factors under the playoff reduce line. When you’re on the lookout for a longshot, defending sequence champion Joey Logano is on the market at 35-to-1.


4EVER 400 entry listing

Ross Chastain (1), Trackhouse Racing Chevrolet
Austin Cindric (2), Workforce Penske Ford
Austin Dillon (3), Richard Childress Racing Chevrolet
Kevin Harvick (4), Stewart-Haas Racing Ford
Kyle Larson (5), Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet
Brad Keselowski (6), RFK Racing Ford
Corey LaJoie (7), Spire Motorsports Chevrolet
Kyle Busch (8), Richard Childress Racing Chevrolet
Chase Elliott (9), Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet
Aric Almirola (10), Stewart-Haas Racing Ford
Denny Hamlin (11), Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota
Ryan Blaney (12), Workforce Penske Ford
Chase Briscoe (14), Stewart-Haas Racing Ford
J.J. Yeley (15), Rick Ware Racing Ford
A.J. Allmendinger (16), Kaulig Racing Chevrolet
Chris Buescher (17), RFK Racing Ford
Martin Truex Jr. (19), Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota
Christopher Bell (20), Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota
Harrison Burton (21), Wooden Brothers Racing Ford
Joey Logano (22), Workforce Penske Ford
Bubba Wallace (23), 23XI Racing Toyota
William Byron (24), Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet
Justin Haley (31), Kaulig Racing Chevrolet
Michael McDowell (34), Entrance Row Motorsports Ford
Todd Gilliland (38), Entrance Row Motorsports Ford
Ryan Preece (41), Stewart-Haas Racing Ford
John Hunter Nemechek (42), Legacy Motor Membership Chevrolet
Erik Jones (43), Legacy Motor Membership Chevrolet
Tyler Reddick (45), 23XI Racing Toyota
Ricky Stenhouse Jr. (47), JTG Daugherty Racing Chevrolet
Alex Bowman (48), Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet
Ryan Newman (51), Rick Ware Racing Ford
Ty Gibbs (54), Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota
Ty Dillon (77), Spire Motorsports Chevrolet
Josh Bilicki (78), Dwell Quick Motorsports Ford
Daniel Suárez (99), Trackhouse Racing Chevrolet


4EVER 400 climate

The weather may affect Friday’s Craftsman Truck and Xfinity Collection observe and qualifying periods, as there’s a 51% likelihood of thunderstorms that day. Each days of Cup Collection working are forecast to be sunny, with excessive temperatures within the mid-80s. Excessive monitor temperature and Homestead’s famously abrasive floor ought to chew up tires rapidly, and Goodyear has allotted groups 11 units for the weekend — one for observe, one for qualifying and 9 for race day.

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