Several Cup drivers running extra race at COTA
Seven Cup drivers will do double-duty this weekend at Circuit of the Americas.
Four Cup drivers are entered for Saturday’s Xfinity Series race at the road course in Austin, Texas. They are:
Aric Almirola (No. 08 SS Green Light Racing)
AJ Allmendinger (No. 10 Kaulig Racing)
William Byron (No. 17 Hendrick Motorsports)
Ty Gibbs (No. 19 Joe Gibbs Racing)
Three Cup drivers are entered for Saturday’s Craftsman Truck Series race at COTA. They are:
Alex Bowman (No. 7 Spire Motorsports)
Ross Chastain (No. 41 Niece Motorsports)
Kyle Busch (No. 51 Kyle Busch Motorsports)
In the Cup Series, there are 39 entries that includes a few road racing specialists:
Jordan Taylor (No. 9 Hendrick Motorsports)
Jenson Button (No. 15 Rick Ware Racing)
Kimi Raikkonen (No. 91 Trackhouse Racing)
Also entered this weekend is Jimmie Johnson in the No. 84 for Legacy Motor Club and IndyCar driver Conor Daly in the No. 50 for TMT Racing.