Preliminary entry lists for NASCAR at Richmond Raceway
The final act of the NASCAR season nears as the sport heads to Richmond Raceway this weekend. The .75-mile track will play host to the Monster Energy Cup Series regular-season finale and the Xfinity Series.
Here are the preliminary entry lists for both races.
Cup - Federated Auto Parts 400
There are 39 cars entered for Saturday’s race.
No driver is attached to the No. 51 owned by Rick Ware Racing.
Last year Denny Hamlin led 189 laps, including the last 86, on the way to winning his third race at the short track.
Earlier this year Joey Logano held off the field to win the April race over Brad Keselowski and Hamlin. Logano’s win doesn’t count toward playoff eligibility because his car failed inspection after the race.
Xfinity - Virginia529 College Savings
There are 41 cars entered into Friday’s race.
There are five Cup drivers entered into the race: Kyle Busch, Brad Keselowski, Ty Dillon, Paul Menard and Dale Earnhardt Jr.
GMS Racing’s No. 96 Chevrolet driven by Ben Kennedy has been withdrawn from the event.
Last year Kyle Busch won this race after leading 197 laps from the pole.
Kyle Larson won the April race after a duel with Justin Allgaier.