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Starting lineup for today’s Cup race at Watkins Glen

NASCAR on NBC's Jeff Burton takes a lap around Watkins Glen to explain the difficulties Cup Series drivers will have ahead of the I Love New York 355.

Kyle Busch will start on the pole for today’s Cup race at Watkins Glen International after posting the fastest lap in Sunday’s session.

It’s his third consecutive pole.

Kyle Larson starts second.

Denny Hamlin will go to the rear for unapproved adjustments after having brake issues in qualifying.

Hamlin was to have started 11th.

Hamlin is one of seven cars going to the rear for unapproved adjustments. Also to the rear will be Clint Bowyer, Matt DiBenedetto, Boris Said, Paul Menard, Ryan Newman and Gary Klutt.

Green flag is scheduled for 3:18 p.m. ET on NBCSN.

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