Preliminary entry lists for NASCAR at Atlanta
After three weekends on the West Coast, NASCAR returns to the Southeast this weekend to race at Atlanta Motor Speedway.
All three national series will be in action, with the Gander RV & Outdoors Series racing for the first time since Las Vegas.
Here are the preliminary entry lists for all three series.
Cup - Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 (2 p.m. ET Sunday on Fox)
Thirty-eight cars are entered in the race.
Ross Chastain is entered in his fourth race in Roush Fenway Racing’s No. 6 Ford as Ryan Newman continues to recover from a head injury.
Brad Keselowski won this race last year over Martin Truex Jr. and Kurt Busch.
Xfinity - EchoPark 250 (4 p.m. ET Saturday on FS1)
Thirty-six cars are entered for the race.
Myatt Snider is entered in Richard Childress Racing’s No. 21 Chevrolet.
Jeffrey Earnhardt is entered in JD Motorsports’ No. 15 Chevrolet for his first start of the year.
Christopher Bell won this race last year over Cole Custer and Justin Allgaier.
Trucks - Vet Tix Camping World 200 (1:30 p.m. ET Saturday on FS1)
It’s officially bounty week in Truck Series.
Among the 38 trucks entered into the event (only 32 will qualify for it) are three full-time Cup Series drivers who will attempt to earn the $100,000 bounty placed against Kyle Busch by Kevin Harvick and Marcus Lemonis, the CEO of the series sponsor.
The trio of bounty hunters include:
Chase Elliott, who is entered in GMS Racing’s No. 24 Chevrolet.
John Hunter Nemechek, entered in NEMCO Motorsports’ No. 8 Chevrolet
Brennan Poole, entered in On Point Motorsports’ No. 29 Toyota.
If any of the drivers are able to finish ahead of Busch in the race, he will claim the bounty. If none of them do, Kyle Larson and Erik Jones will get a shot a Busch and the $100,000 next weekend at Homestead-Miami Speedway.
Also entered in the race is Ryan Truex in Niece Motorsports’ No. 40 Chevrolet.
Busch won this race last year over Johnny Sauter and Grant Enfinger.