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NASCAR Cup Series at COTA starting lineup

William Byron relieves his win at Atlanta, details how much different the next gen car is to drive, looks ahead to this weekend's race at COTA, and provides an update on his contract status with Hendrick Motorsports.

Ryan Blaney is the first NASCAR Cup Series driver to claim multiple poles this season after qualifying P1 ahead of Sunday’s race at Circuit of the Americas.

Blaney won his first pole of 2022 at Phoenix Raceway two weeks ago.

MORE: Cup Series at COTA - Starting Lineup

He’ll be joined on the front row by Daniel Suarez. His second-place starting position is the best of his career on a road course.

Cole Custer and Tyler Reddick make up Row 2. Alex Bowman and Joey Logano will go from Row 3.

Chase Elliott, who won last year’s rain-shortened Cup race at COTA, starts 12th.

Elliott’s Hendrick Motorsports teammate, William Byron, starts 24th as he seeks to carry momentum from his win last week at Atlanta Motor Speedway.

Sunday’s EchoPark Automotive Texas Grand Prix is scheduled to go green at 3:49 p.m. ET.