Los Angeles Qualifying Results: February 2022 (NASCAR Cup Series)

NASCAR qualifying is in the books on the 1/4-mile LA Coliseum

NASCAR is set to take on the 1/4-mile Los Angeles Coliseum. Tonight, they’ll set the starting lineups via a round of single car qualifying.

View LA Coliseum qualifying results for the NASCAR Cup Series below.

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This qualifying session is used to set the heat races for tomorrow. Only 4 drivers from each heat race will transfer into the main event, it’s going to be important where they start in the short heat races.

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Earlier today, they ran two hours of practice. Throughout the day, the track continued to pick up speed. That’s likely to be the case yet again for qualifying but the temperature will continue to drop as well.

The qualifying order has been set by car owner points from the 2021 season. That puts a new team like Kurt Busch’s No. 45 out first in this session. Series champion Kyle Larson will be the last car to qualify.


Group A features 18 cars as the field has been divided in half between two groups.

Kurt Busch is the first car to the track and he turns a 14.437. That’s significantly slower than practice earlier. The track is dirty and the tires are cold.

Chase Briscoe is the 14th car on the track. He’s shifting in both corners, he’s the first car to do that but he lands 7th on the board.

The bottom 20 in points have completed qualifying. As we roll into the top teams, here’s the order so far…

Daniel Suarez is the 17th car on the track. Suarez spends the full warm up lap weaving back and forth to build heat in his tires. He jumps to 2nd.

Justin Haley is the fastest car so far as group B concludes.

Bottom 18 in Points (Halfway in Qualifying): 1. Justin Haley (13.891); 2. Daniel Suarez (13.952); 3. Cole Custer (13.953); 4. Ricky Stenhouse Jr (13.962); 5. Landon Cassill (14.050); 6. Bubba Wallace (14.076); 7. AJ Allmendinger (14.120); 8. Erik Jones (14.194); 9. BJ McLeod (14.235); 10. Chase Briscoe (14.247);

Group B

The second group of cars have rolled onto the track. These are the top 18 cars from points in the 2021 season.

Harrison Burton is the first car to the track in group B. He jumps to 5th overall.

Aric Almirola locks up on his second lap. He nearly tags the wall on corner exit and loses a ton of time on his money lap.

Tyler Reddick is the 24th car to the track and he jumps to the top of the board. His car rotated the center of the corner, noticeably better than everyone.

Christopher Bell nearly spins into turn one on his first lap. He rebounds for 9th on lap 2.

Kyle Busch was loose into turn one on both laps. However, he still jumps to the top of the board with just 8 cars remaining.

Martin Truex Jr bobbles on both laps. He’s buried in 33rd so far.

Kyle Larson is the last car on the track. He’s heavy on the brakes and gas on his warm up lap to build heat. But, he can’t get it done.

Kyle Busch is quickest as qualifying is complete!

NASCAR Qualifying Results
February 5, 2022
NASCAR Cup Series

Pos | Driver | Best Time

1. Kyle Busch

2. Tyler Reddick

3. Justin Haley

4. Joey Logano

5. Daniel Suarez

6. Cole Custer

7. Chase Elliott

8. Kyle Larson

9. Ricky Stenhouse Jr

10. Harrison Burton

11. William Byron

12. Michael McDowell

13. Ryan Blaney

14. Landon Cassill

15. Denny Hamlin

16. Bubba Wallace

17. Alex Bowman

18. Christopher Bell

19. AJ Allmendinger

20. Austin Cindric

21. Aric Almirola

22. Austin Dillon

23. Kevin Harvick

24. Erik Jones

25. BJ McLeod

26. Chase Briscoe

27. Chris Buescher

28. Ryan Preece

29. Todd Gilliland

30. Brad Keselowski

31. Corey LaJoie

32. Kurt Busch

33. Ross Chastain

34. Martin Truex Jr

35. Cody Ware

36. Ty Dillon

The qualifying speeds have been used to set the heat race lineups for Sunday. See the Clash heat lineups below:

Heat 1
Starting Lineup

Laps: 25 (Top 4 Advance)

Start Pos | Driver | Team

1. Kyle Busch
Joe Gibbs Racing

2. Daniel Suarez
Trackhouse Racing

3. Ricky Stenhouse Jr
JTG Daugherty Racing

4. Ryan Blaney
Team Penske

5. Denny Hamlin
Joe Gibbs Racing

6. Aric Almirola
Stewart-Haas Racing

7. BJ McLeod
Live Fast Motorsports

8. Todd Gilliland
Front Row Motorsports

9. Ross Chastain
Trackhouse Racing

Heat 2
Starting Lineup

Laps: 25 (Top 4 Advance)

Start Pos | Driver | Team

1. Tyler Reddick
Richard Childress Racing

2. Cole Custer
Stewart-Haas Racing

3. Harrison Burton
Wood Brothers Racing

4. Alex Bowman
Hendrick Motorsports

5. Bubba Wallace
23XI Racing

6. Austin Dillon
Richard Childress Racing

7. Chase Briscoe
Stewart-Haas Racing

8. Brad Keselowski
Roush Fenway Keselowski Racing

9. Martin Truex Jr
Joe Gibbs Racing

Heat 3
Starting Lineup

Laps: 25 (Top 4 Advance)

Start Pos | Driver | Team

1. Justin Haley
Spire Motorsports

2. Chase Elliott
Hendrick Motorsports

3. William Byron
Hendrick Motorsports

4. Christopher Bell
Joe Gibbs Racing

5. AJ Allmendinger
Kaulig Racing

6. Kevin Harvick
Stewart-Haas Racing

7. Chris Buescher
Roush Fenway Keselowski Racing

8. Corey LaJoie
Spire Motorsports

9. Cody Ware
Rick Ware Racing

Heat 4
Starting Lineup

Laps: 25 (Top 4 Advance)

Start Pos | Driver | Team

1. Joey Logano
Team Penske

2. Kyle Larson
Hendrick Motorsports

3. Michael McDowell
Front Row Motorsports

4. Landon Cassill
Spire Motorsports

5. Austin Cindric
Team Penske

6. Erik Jones
Petty GMS Racing

7. Ryan Preece
Rick Ware Racing

8. Kurt Busch
23XI Racing

9. Ty Dillon
Petty GMS Racing


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