With their fourth race in a row with no practice and only one qualifying event for the Coca-Cola 600; NASCAR has used the rule book and some inversions to set the field since the sport has returned to racing.

Taking the finishing results from the Coca-Cola 600; NASCAR has inverted the top 20 finishers putting William Byron on the pole for the Alsco Uniforms 500 (kilometres) with Hendrick Motorsports team mate Alex Bowman starting alongside on the front row.

Drivers who finished the 600 from 21st on down will start the race from their finishing position.  In the case of a new entry or a driver change, those teams will be moved to the back of the field.

The starting lineup for the Alsco Uniforms 500:
William Byron
Alex Bowman
Michael McDowell
Matt DiBenedetto
John Hunter Nemechek
Aric Almirola – moved to the back of the field for unapproved adjustments
Austin Dillon
Joey Logano
Cole Custer
Erik Jones
Chris Buescher
Christopher Bell
Tyler Riddick
Kurt Busch
Martin Truex Jr
Kevin Harvick
Kyle Busch
Ryan Blaney
Chase Elliott
Brad Keselowski
JJ Yeley
Ryan Preece
Corey LaJoie
Ricky Stenhouse Jr
Ty Dillon
Matt Kenseth
Ryan Newman
Daniel Suarez
Denny Hamlin
Brennan Poole
Gray Gaulding
BJ McLeod
Garrett Smithley
Timmy Hill
Quin Houff
Joey Gase
Josh Bilicki
Bubba Wallace
Clint Bowyer
Jimmie Johnson

And once again, Mother Nature wins.  After Tropical Storm Bertha has come to the Charlotte area, NASCAR has postponed the race one more day with some Thursday night racing.

After a near 24 hour delay for rain, the track at Charlotte Motor Speedway is dry, the sun is shining, and the teams are ready for racing.

“The Voice” season three winner and country music singer Cassadee Pope sang the National Anthem.

Stage one of the race is 55 laps long, stage two is 60 laps in length, and stage three is 93 laps in length for a total of 208 laps around the mile and a half track.

NASCAR has called for a competition caution flag on lap 20.

William Byron brings the field down for the green flag start of the race and gets out in front for the initial lead after a push from Matt DiBenedetto but then DiBenedetto passes Byron for the lead.

The caution flag comes out on the first lap after a crash involving Garrett Smithley and Joey Gase leaving Smithley’s car in flames.  Garrett Smithley exits his car safely.

Ty Dillon’s team is working on his car trying to repair a broken power steering issue.

Matt DiBenedetto brings the field down for the green flag restart on lap 10 and goes nose to nose with William Byron before getting three wide.  Byron and DiBenedetto battle back and forth for the lead for a few laps before William Byron finally gets out in front for the lead on lap 12.

Lap 15, the top five are William Byron, Alex Bowman, Matt DiBenedetto, Austin Dillon, and Joey Logano.

Lap 18, William Byron has a half second lead on Alex Bowman.

After starting from the back of the field, Jimmie Johnson has moved up to the 23rd spot.  After finishing second in the Coca-Cola 600, NASCAR discovered an infraction during post race inspection and Johnson had his second place finish disqualified and was moved to last place.

NASCAR throws the competition caution flag at the end of lap 20.

Garrett Smithley and Joey Gase are out of the race.

Drivers bring their cars down pit road for service with William Byron winning the race off of pit road after taking only two tires.  Several of the drivers took only two tires.

William Byron makes contact with Corey LaJoie on pit road and causes some damage to his car.  Byron has to make a second trip down pit road.

Clint Bowyer and Denny Hamlin were caught speeding on pit road and will have to serve a pass through penalty.

After staying out on the track, Joey Logano brings the field down for the green flag restart on lap 25 and gets out in front for the lead.

The top five are Joey Logano, Ryan Blaney, Matt DiBenedetto, Michael McDowell, and Kurt Busch.

Drivers are getting three wide across the track.

FOX Sports broadcaster Mike Joy reports that there is lightening in the area.  The race will continue, but the camera crews will have to come down from their spots leaving only the remote and drone cameras.

The caution flag comes out on lap 29 for a spin from Matt Kenseth after getting loose from a flat tire.

Brad Keselowski was slowed on the track with a flat tire.

NASCAR has put out the red flag on lap 30 at 7:56pm for lightening and possible rain which is moving up from the south.

After a red flag delay of over an hour and 10 minutes, NASCAR puts out the caution flag and the cars are once again moving.

Some of the drivers come down pit road for service before the race goes green once again.

The teams only have seven sets of tires for the race, including the ones they started the race on.

Joey Logano brings the field down for the green flag restart with 22 laps remaining in stage one and holds on to the lead.

Clint Bowyer had too many crew members over the wall during his pit stop and he had to restart the race from the back of the field.

Lap 37, the top five are Joey Logano, Matt DiBenedetto, Kurt Busch, Ryan Blaney, and Alex Bowman.

Lap 40, Joey Logano has pulled out to a lead of over a second on Matt DiBenedetto; Ryan Blaney, Kurt Busch, and Alex Bowman round out the top five.

Lap 45, Joey Logano continues to lead the race, but Matt DiBenedetto is very slowly closing the gap on Logano; Ryan Blaney, Kevin Harvick, and Kurt Busch round out the top five.

With eight laps remaining in stage one, Joey Logano has increased his lead to over a second and a half on Matt DiBenedetto; Ryan Blaney, Kevin Harvick and Alex Bowman round out the top five.

With a lead of nearly two seconds, Joey Logano wins stage one.

The top 10 at the end of stage one:
Joey Logano
Ryan Blaney
Matt DiBenedetto
Kevin Harvick
Alex Bowman
Ricky Stenhouse Jr
Austin Dillon
Kurt Busch
Chase Elliott
Chris Buescher

Drivers bring their cars down pit road for service with Joey Logano edging out Ryan Blaney for to win the race off of pit road.

Joey Logano brings the field down for the green flag start of stage two on lap 63 and goes nose to nose the Ryan Blaney before taking the laed.  Divers get four wide across the track.  Kyle Busch made contact with another driver during the four wide and has to bring his car down pit road.  He is now two laps down.

Lap 67, Kevin Harvick gets around Joey Logano for the lead and is pulling away.

Lap 70, Kevin Harvick has pulled out to a lead of over a second on Joey Logano; Alex Bowman, Ryan Blaney, and Kurt Busch round out the top five.

Lap 72, there are 35 cars on the lead lap and only two drivers out of the race.

Lap 73, Kevin Harvick now has a lead of two second on Alex Bowman.

The caution flag comes out on lap 74 after Quin Houff hits the wall after making contact on the track with Brennan Poole.

Chase Elliott is reporting that he may have a loose wheel.

Some of the drivers come down pit road for service with Erik Jones winning the race off of pit road after taking only two tires.

After staying out on the track, Alex Bowman is the leader and brings the field down for the green flag restart on lap 79 and gets out in front for the lead after a push from Ryan Blaney.

The top five are Alex Bowman, Joey Logano, Ryan Blaney, Kurt Busch, and Austin Dillon.

Lap 84, Alex Bowman leads the race with Joey Logano in second; Ryan Blaney, Kurt Busch, and Tyler Reddick round out the top five.

Lap 88, Alex Bowman has his number 88 car out in front of the field by half a second over Joey Logano; Ryan Blaney, Kurt Busch, and Tyler Reddick round out the top five.  In sixth place, Chase Elliott is running speeds faster than the leader.

With 25 laps remaining in stage two, team mates Joey Logano and Ryan Blaney battle it out for second with Alex Bowman nearly a second out in front.

Lap 93, Alex Bowman has a lead of over a second on Ryan Blaney; Joey Logano, Chase Elliott, and Kurt Busch round out the top five.

After a pit road penalty put him at the back of the field, Clint Bowyer has entered the top 10 on lap 97.

Lap 100, Alex Bowman is running the fastest speeds on the track and has pulled out to a lead of over two seconds on Ryan Blaney; Joey Logano, Chase Elliott, and Kevin Harvick round out the top five.

Brennan Poole has gone to the garage and is out of the race.

Matt Kenseth had to bring his car down pit road for a loose wheel and is now two laps down.

Lap 105, with 30 cars on the lead lap, Alex Bowman’s lead is down to a second and ahalf on Ryan Blaney; Joey Logano, Chase Elliott, and Kevin Harvick round out the top five.

With 10 laps remaining in stage two, Alex Bowman has increased his lead to two seconds over Ryan Blaney.

Lap 110, Alex Bowman has pulled out to a lead of nearly two and a half seconds on Ryan Blaney; Joey Logano, Chase Elliott, and Kevin Harvick round out the top five with 29 cars on the lead lap.

With a lead of nearly three seconds, Alex Bowman wins stage two for his fourth stage win of the season.

The top 10 at the end of stage two:
Alex Bowman
Ryan Blaney
Joey Logano
Chase Elliott
Kevin Harvick
Kurt Busch
Austin Dillon
John Hunter Nemechek
Christopher Bell
Bubba Wallace

Drivers bring their cars down pit road for service with Alex Bowman winning the race off of pit road followed by Joey Logano and Kevin Harvick.

For the second time, Clint Bowyer was caught speeding on pit road and will have to serve a penalty.

John Hunter Nemechek  has a slow pit stop after the car fell of of the jack.

Alex Bowman brings the field down for the green flag start of stage three with Joey Logano alongside on the front row with 86 laps remaining in the race.  Bowman goes nose to nose with Logano before getting out in front for the lead with Kevin Harvick in second.

With 82 laps to go, Kevin Harvick passes Alex Bowman for the lead; Chase Elliott, Ryan Blaney, and Joey Logano round out the top five.

With 31 cars on the lead lap, Kevin Harvick is out in front with a lead of nearly half a second on Alex Bowman; Chase Elliott, Ryan Blaney, and Joey Logano round out the top five.

Alex Bowman has some damage to his car after getting loose and hitting the wall.  The track stays green but Bowman has to bring his car down pit road for repairs.

With 72 laps remaining in the race, Kevin Harvick has a lead of over two seconds on Ryan Blaney; Chase Elliott, Joey Logano, and Denny Hamlin round out the top five.  Alex Bowman is now a lpa down.

The caution flag comes out on lap 173 for Timmy Hill.

Drivers bring their cars down pit road for service.  They can make it to the end of the race on fuel from this point with 62 laps remaining in the race.

Kevin Harvick wins the race off of pit road with drivers getting four wide behind him.

Erik Jones was caught pitting outside of his pit box and will lose a lap.

Kevin Harvick brings the field down for the green flag restart with 60 laps to go; he jumps out in front of Denny Hamlin and Ryan Blaney to take the lead.

With 57 laps remaining in the race, the drivers are getting three wide across the track and Ricky Stenhouse Jr pulled an elevator move to gain position.

Fifty five laps remain in the race, Kevin Harvick ahs a half second lead on Ryan Blaney; Chase Elliott, Denny Hamlin, and Ricky Stenhouse Jr round out the top five.

Fifty to go, Kevin Harvick is still in the lead but Chase Elliott is closing the gap and is now less than half a second back; Ryan Blaney, Ricky Stenhouse Jr, and Denny Hamlin round out the top five.

With 47 laps to go, Kevin Harvick has again pulled out to a lead of over half a second on Chase Elliott; Ryan Blaney, Ricky Stenhouse Jr, and Denny Hamlin round out the top five.

With 43 laps to go, Bubba Wallace brings his car down pit road for an unscheduled pit stop after getting loose and into the wall.

Forty to go, Kevin Harvick has a lead of nearly a second on Chase Elliott.

FOX Sport reporter and former crew chief Larry McReynolds reports that he thinks leader Kevin Harvick is about half a lap shy on fuel for making it to the end of the race; however, Harvick can save some fuel with 36 laps to go.  Harvick has a half second lead on Chase Elliott.

Thirty to go. Kevin Harvick holds on to his half second lead on Chase Elliott; Ryan Blaney Ricky Stenhouse Jr, and Denny Hamlin round out the top five with 27 cars on the lead lap.

With 28 laps to go, Chase Elliott has caught up to leader Kevin Harvick and with help of a lapped car, Chase Elliott passes Harvick for the lead.  Harvick reports that he has lost the grip.

Twenty five to go and Chase Elliott has a lead of nearly a second on Kevin Harvick.

Running the fastest laps on the track, Chase Elliott has pulled out to a lead of nearly a second and a half on Ryan Blaney; Kevin Harvick, Ricky Stenhouse Jr, and Denny Hamlin round out the top five.

Twenty to go, Chase Elliott has a lead of nearly two seconds on Ryan Blaney with 26 cars on the lead lap.

Kevin Harvick continues to fall back in the field as Ricky Stenhouse Jr passes Harvick for third.

Bubba Wallace is out of the race.

Sixteen to go, Ryan Blaney has cut into Chase Elliott’s lead with Elliott less than a second and a half in front of Blaney; Ricky Stenhouse Jr, Denny Hamlin, and Kevin Harvick round out the top five.

Ten to go, Chase Elliott has a lead of over a second and a half on Ryan Blaney; Ricky Stenhouse Jr, Denny Hamlin, and Kevin Harvick round out the top five with 23 cars on the lead lap.

five to go, Chase Elliott has pulled out to a lead of over two seconds on Ryan Blaney.

With a lead of three seconds, Chase Elliott takes the white flag.

Aaaannnnnd the folks down in Dawsonville, George will be ringing the siren tonight with Chase Elliott winning the race!

The unofficial results of the Alsco Uniforms 500:
Chase Elliott
Denny Hamlin
Ryan Blaney
Ricky Stenhouse Jr
Kurt Busch
Joey Logano
Brad Keselowski
Austin Dillon
Martin Truex Jr
Kevin Harvick
Jimmie Johnson
William Byron
John Hunter Nemechek
Tyler Reddick
Matt DiBenedetto
Clint Bowyer
Ryan Newman
Cole Custer
Corey LaJoie
Aric Almirola
Christopher Bell
Chris Buescher
Matt Kenseth
Ryan Preece
Michael McDowell
Erik Jones
Ty Dillon
Daniel Suarez
Kyle Busch
Gray Gaulding
Alex Bowman
Quin Houff
Timmy Hill
JJ Yeley
BJ McLeod
Josh Bilicki
Bubba Wallace
Brennan Poole
Joey Gase
Garrett Smithley