NASCAR Cup Series Qualifying Report - Richmond

September 21, 2018

Track:               Richmond Raceway 
Race:                 Federated Auto Parts 400 
Date:                 September 21, 2018

No. 2 Reese/DrawTite Ford Fusion – Brad Keselowski

Position:                           8th 
Time / Speed:                  22.342 seconds / 120.849 mph

No. 12 Menards/Richmond Ford Fusion – Ryan Blaney

Position:                           4th  
Time / Speed:                 22.241 seconds/121.397 mph

No. 21 Motorcraft/Quick Lane Ford Fusion – Paul Menard

Position:                           21st   
Time / Speed:                  22.374 seconds/120.676 mph

No. 22 Shell-Pennzoil Ford Fusion – Joey Logano

Position:                           13th
Time / Speed:                  22.232 seconds/121.447 mph

Fastest Time:  22.153 seconds (No. 4 – Kevin Harvick)

Notes: Ryan Blaney led the way for Team Penske in qualifying for Saturday night's 400-lap event at Richmond Raceway, turning the fourth fastest lap time in the No. 12 Menards/Richmond Ford Fusion. Brad Keselowski, winner of the last three Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series races turned in the eighth fastest lap in the No. 2 Reese/DrawTite Ford Fusion. Joey Logano narrowly missed advancing to the final round in the No. 22 Shell-Pennzoil Ford Fusion turning the 13th fastest speed. Paul Menard will start in the 21st position in the No. 21 Motorcraft/Quick Lane Ford Fusion. All qualifying times are unofficial until inspection takes place Saturday afternoon.

Coverage: Live coverage of the Federated Auto Parts 400 will begin Saturday at 7:30 p.m. ET on NBCSN, MRN and Sirius XM NASCAR channel 90.