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Cup starting lineup for Bristol Dirt Race

Kim Coon, Kyle Petty, and Dustin Long preview what to expect when the Cup drivers take to the dirt for the third time at Bristol, with Petty saying he expects to see aggression and Long predicting chaos.

BRISTOL, Tenn. — Kyle Larson will start on the pole for Sunday’s Cup race on the dirt at Bristol Motor Speedway and be joined on the front row by Austin Dillon.

JJ Yeley earned the third spot, giving Rick Ware Racing its best starting spot for a Cup race. Christopher Bell starts fourth and Kyle Busch starts fifth.

MORE: Bristol Dirt Race starting lineup

The starting lineup was set by points. Drivers earned points for where they finished in their heat race. Drivers also could earn points for each position gained from their starting spot in their heat race. Most points won the pole. Larson scored the most points with 15 in winning his heat after starting sixth.

Bristol Heat Race 1 results

Bristol Heat Race 2 results

Bristol Heat Race 3 results

Bristol Heat Race 4 results