Dover qualifying canceled; Johnson to lead teammates to green

From Hendrick Motorsports

DOVER, Del. — Friday’s qualifying at Dover International Speedway has been canceled due to inclement weather.

The starting grid for Sunday’s race — the final one in the Round of 16 of the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup — will be set based on the points standings.

Jimmie Johnson and Chase Elliott will take the green flag in eighth and ninth, respectively.

Behind them, Kasey Kahne and Jeff Gordon will roll off the grid side-by-side in 17th and 18th, respectively.

Brad Keselowski is the current points leader and will start the race from the pole position.

Sunday’s race is scheduled for 2 p.m. ET on NBCSN, MRN and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio.

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