Preliminary entry lists for NASCAR at Watkins Glen, Eldora
It will be an expanded weekend of sorts for NASCAR, with the Gander Outdoors Truck Series racing Thursday night under the lights and on the dirt at Eldora Speedway, while the Xfinity Series will race Saturday and the Cup Series on Sunday on the road course at Watkins Glen International.
Here are the preliminary entry lists for the weekend:
Cup – GoBowling at The Glen (3 p.m. ET Sunday on NBCSN) at Watkins Glen
There are 37 cars entered.
NASCAR On NBC’s Parker Kligerman will make his ninth Cup appearance of the season for Gaunt Brothers Racing in the No. 96 Toyota.
Two cars do not have drivers listed yet on the preliminary entry list: the No. 51 Petty Ware Racing Ford and the No. 52 Rick Ware Racing Ford.
Chase Elliott is defending winner of this race.
Xfinity – Zippo 200 at The Glen (3:30 p.m. ET Saturday on NBC) at Watkins Glen
The preliminary entry list has 37 cars entered in this race.
Ryan Preece will be in the No. 8 JR Motorsports Chevrolet.
NASCAR on NBC analyst A.J. Allmendinger will be in the No. 10 Kaulig Racing Chevrolet.
Ryan Blaney will be in the No. 12 Team Penske Ford.
Kyle Busch will be in the No. 18 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota.
Stanton Barrett will be in the No. 42 Motorsports Business Management Toyota.
There is no driver listed on the preliminary entry list for the No. 74 Mike Harmon Racing Chevrolet.
H2 Motorsports, which owns the No. 28 driven by Shane Lee, announced this week it will not compete this month’s three road-course races.
Joey Logano is the defending winner of this race.
Trucks – Eldora Dirt Derby (9 p.m. ET Thursday on FS1) at Eldora Speedway.
There are 32 trucks entered.
Chase Briscoe is the defending winner of this race and will be making his first Truck Series start of the season.
Spencer Boyd will be replaced in Young’s Motorsports’ No. 20 Chevy by Landon Huffman due to an injury in a non-racing related incident. Huffman has three career Truck Series starts. His most recent was the 2018 playoff race at ISM Raceway with Niece Motorsports.
Boys said he could potentially miss multiple races.
NEWS: @SpencerBoyd, driver of the No. 20 @TeamChevy Silverado for @youngsmtrsports in the @NASCAR_Trucks Series, sustained an injury in a non-racing related incident. Boyd will sit out Thursday night’s @EldoraSpeedway and turn driving duties over to @LandonHuffman. #NASCAR— Young's Motorsports (@youngsmtrsports) July 30, 2019