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CONCORD, N.C. -- Alex Bowman will be on the second row for Sunday's playoff race at Talladega Superspeedway.

The driver of the No. 88 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 1LE will roll off the grid in fourth as he looks for another solid playoff finish. Teammate Chase Elliott will start his playoff run at Talladega three rows behind Bowman in 10th.

Jimmie Johnson will begin the race in 17th and William Byron will round out the group with a 21st-place start.

Denny Hamlin will start in the pole position.

The starting lineup is based on a new metric system put in place on Aug. 6. Points position is weighted at 35%; finishing position from the previous race is for 50%; and the fastest race lap makes up 15%.

The second race in the Round of 12 will be Sunday, Oct. 4 at 2 p.m. ET on NBC. Take a look below to see the full starting lineup.

  1. Denny Hamlin
  2. Kurt Busch
  3. Martin Truex Jr.
  4. Alex Bowman
  5. Kevin Harvick
  6. Kyle Busch
  7. Brad Keselowski
  8. Joey Logano
  9. Clint Bowyer
  10. Chase Elliott
  11. Aric Almirola
  12. Austin Dillon
  13. Matt DiBenedetto
  14. Ryan Blaney
  15. Chris Buescher
  16. Erik Jones
  17. Jimmie Johnson
  18. Cole Custer
  19. Ryan Newman
  20. Matt Kenseth
  21. William Byron
  22. Christopher Bell
  23. John Hunter Nemechek
  24. Michael  McDowell
  25. Ryan Preece
  26. Ricky Stenhouse Jr.
  27. Bubba Wallace
  28. Ty Dillon
  29. Corey LaJoie
  30. Tyler Reddick
  31. Daniel Suarez
  32. Brennan Poole
  33. Quin Hoff
  34. JJ Yeley
  35. Justin Haley
  36. Joey Gase
  37. Timmy Hill
  38. James Davidson
  39. Brendan Gaughan