NASCAR at Nashville live race updates, results, highlights from the Ally 400

For the first time ever, a NASCAR Cup Series race will be held at the Nashville Superspeedway. 

While there has never been a Cup Series event on the track, there have been several NASCAR Xfinity Series and Camping World Truck Series races held in the Music City. In the field that will race on Sunday, Austin Dillon, Kyle Busch, Kevin Harvick, Brad Keselowski and Joey Logano are the only ones that have won, with Dillon and Busch each winning during Camping World Truck Series races and Busch, Harvick, Keselowski and Logano winning during Xfinity Series races. 

While those drivers might have the experience of winning in Nashville, all eyes will be on Kyle Larson. Larson is searching for his fourth straight Cup Series win after taking home the top spots in the Coca-Cola 600, Toyota Save Mart 350 and the NASCAR All-Star Race — though the latter earned him no points toward the standings. Can he keep his recent domination going? 

Sporting News is tracking live updates and lap-by-lap highlights from NASCAR’s race at Nashville Superspeedway on Sunday. Follow below for complete results from the Ally 400.

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NASCAR at Nashville live updates, highlights from Ally 400

4:01 p.m.: Quin Houff loses a tire on the fence on the first lap and the caution flag is out. 

4:01 p.m.: The green flag is out and the drivers are off in the Ally 400. 

3:59 p.m.: Ryan Blaney will likely be heading into the pit early as he has some damage to the back of his car. 

3:50 p.m.: Luke Combs tells the drivers to start their engines. 

3:43 p.m.: Pre-race ceremonies underway with Cece Winans giving the invocation and Priscilla Block singing the national anthem. 

3:30 p.m.: NASCAR announces that the race has been pushed back 10 minutes to give fans more team to get into the Nashville Superspeedway. 

3:27 p.m.: Pitbull is excited to watch Daniel Suarez, the driver representing his team Trackhouse, race the Ally 400. 

3:05 p.m.: How long has it been since a NASCAR Cup Series race was held in Nashville? Let’s just say, it’s been awhile. 

NASCAR start time today

  • Start time: 3:30 p.m. ET
  • TV channel: NBCSN (TSN3 in Canada)
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The green flag for Sunday’s NASCAR Cup Series race at Nashville Superspeedway is scheduled to wave after 3:30 p.m. ET.

Rain may be a factor on race day. The National Weather Service’s weekend forecast for Lebanon, Tenn., where Nashville Superspeedway is located, calls for possible showers and thunderstorms Sunday afternoon and night, with a high temperature near 90 degrees. There is a 40 percent chance for precipitation Sunday afternoon, according to the weather service.

NASCAR starting lineup at Nashville

Aric Almirola keeps his strong run in qualifying races going. 

After earning a spot in the NASCAR All-Star Open by placing first after the 10 laps, Almirola posted the fastest qualifying time of 29.557 to take the pole position for the Ally 400. He came in just ahead of Kyle Busch, who placed second with a time of 29.572. 

Start Pos. Driver Car No. Team
1 Aric Almirola 10 Stewart-Haas Racing
2 Kyle Busch 18 Joe Gibbs Racing
3 Joey Logano 22 Team Penske
4 William Byron 24 Hendrick Motorsports
5 Kyle Larson 5 Hendrick Motorsports
6 Chase Elliott 9 Hendrick Motorsports
7 Cole Custer 41 Stewart-Haas Racing
8 Alex Bowman 48 Hendrick Motorsports
9 Erik Jones 43 Richard Petty Motorsports
10 Ryan Blaney 12 Team Penske
11 Matt DiBenedetto 21 Wood Brothers Racing
12 Kevin Harvick 4 Stewart-Haas Racing
13 Denny Hamlin 11 Joe Gibbs Racing
14 Ricky Stenhouse Jr. 47 JTG Daugherty Racing
15 Brad Keselowski 2 Team Penske
16 Chase Briscoe 14 Stewart-Haas Racing
17 Chris Buescher 17 Roush Fenway Racing
18 Anthony Alfredo 38 Front Row Motorsports
19 Ross Chastain 42 Chip Ganassi Racing
20 Ryan Preece 37 JTG Daugherty Racing
21 Bubba Wallace 23 23XI Racing
22 Daniel Suarez 99 TrackHouse Racing
23 Michael McDowell 34 Front Row Motorsports
24 Corey LaJoie 7 Spire Motorsports
25 Christopher Bell 20 Joe Gibbs Racing
26 Tyler Reddick 8 Richard Childress Racing
27 Justin Haley 77 Spire Motorsports
28 Austin Dillon 3 Richard Childress Racing
29 Ryan Newman 6 Roush Fenway Racing
30 Kurt Busch 1 Chip Ganassi Racing
31 BJ McLeod 78 Live Fast Motorsports
32 JJ Yeley 51 Petty Ware Racing
33 Chad Finchum 66 Motorsports Business Management
34 Josh Bilicki 34 Rick Ware Racing
35 Martin Truex Jr. 19 Joe Gibbs Racing
36 Garrett Smithley 53 Rick Ware Racing
37 Joey Gase 15 Rick Ware Racing
38 David Starr 13 Motorsports Business Management
39 Quin Houff 00 StarCom Racing

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