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After nearly a month off, the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series will return to action this Saturday at Martinsville Speedway.
NASCAR released the entry list for the March 28 17th Annual Kroger 250 on Monday (March 23). There are 36 entrants, including a few surprises. Four teams will fail to make Saturday’s feature.
Daytona 500 winner Joey Logano is the only Sprint Cup Series winner set to enter Saturday’s race. He will drive the No. 29 Ford for his Penske teammate’s Brad Keselowski Racing team. Cup Series regular David Gilliland will also compete, driving the No. 92 Ford for owner Ricky Benton.
JR Motorsports driver Cole Custer will attempt to make his first start of 2015. Custer, 17, scored six top 10s in nine starts in 2014, including a win at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. Custer will pilot the No. 00 Haas Automation Chevrolet.
Also attempting his first start of 2015 will be Gray Gaulding. Gaulding, 17, will attempt to make his first start for Red Horse Racing, after running for NTS Motorsports in. Gaulding scored a career-best fourth-place finish at Canadian Tire Motorsports park in 2014.
A few other developing drivers will return to action at Martinsville. K&N Pro Series East winner Brandon Jones will his first race in the No. 33 Chevrolet for GMS Racing. Matt Tifft will return to the No. 51 Toyota for Kyle Busch Motorsports after running in the season-opening race at Daytona.
The Camping World Truck Series will be the first to take to Martinsville this weekend, as they run the first of three Friday practice sessions at 10 a.m. ET. The teams will return for Keystone Light Pole Qualifying on Saturday at 11:15 a.m. ET, before returning at 2:30 p.m. ET on FOX Sports 1 for the Kroger 250.
|1||0||Cole Custer||Haas Automation||14 Chevy||Dale Earnhardt, Jr.|
|2||1||Travis Kvapil||TBA||14 Chevy||Tracy Lowe|
|3||2||Tyler Young||Randco Industries / Young's Building Systems||14 Chevy||Randy Young|
|4||4||Erik Jones||Toyota||15 Toyota||Kyle Busch|
|5||5||John Wes Townley||Zaxby's||15 Toyota||Tony Townley|
|6||6||Norm Benning||TBA||15 Chevy||Norm Benning|
|7||7||Ray Black Jr||ScubaLife.com||15 Chevy||Bobby Dotter|
|8||7||Gray Gaulding||Krispy Kreme||15 Toyota||Tom Deloach|
|9||8||John Hunter Nemechek||swmtx.com -D.A.B. Constructors, Inc||15 Chevy||Sidney Mauldin|
|10||8||Korbin Forrister||Tilted Kilt||15 Chevy||Ken Smith|
|11||10||Jennifer Jo Cobb||Driven2Honor.org||14 Chevy||Jennifer Jo Cobb|
|12||11||Ben Kennedy||TBD||15 Toyota||Tom Deloach|
|13||13||Cameron Hayley||Cabinets by Hayley/Carolina Nut Co.||15 Toyota||Duke Thorson|
|14||14||Daniel Hemric||California Clean Power||15 Chevy||Bob Newberry|
|15||15||Mason Mingus||Georgia 811||15 Chevy||Billy Boat|
|16||17||Timothy Peters||Red Horse Racing||15 Toyota||Tom Deloach|
|17||19||Tyler Reddick||DrawTite||15 Ford||Brad Keselowski|
|18||23||Spencer Gallagher||Allegiant Travel||15 Chevy||Maurice Gallagher Jr|
|19||25||Matt Tifft||Clinical RM/Honoring Ebola Fighters||15 Toyota||William Venturini, Sr.|
|20||29||Joey Logano(i)||Cooper Standard||15 Ford||Brad Keselowski|
|21||31||James Buescher||ERT Investments||15 Chevy||Bob Newberry|
|22||33||Brandon Jones||TBA||15 Chevy||Maurice Gallagher Jr|
|23||35||Tommy Regan||TBA||15 Chevy||Kevin Cywinski|
|24||50||Cody Ware||Burnie Grill||15 Chevy||Mark Beaver|
|25||51||Daniel Suarez(i)||ARRIS||15 Toyota||Kyle Busch|
|26||54||Justin Boston||Zloop||15 Toyota||Kyle Busch|
|27||63||Jake Griffin||TBA||13 Chevy||Michael Mittler|
|28||74||TBA||TBA||14 Chevy||Mike Harmon|
|29||75||Caleb Holman||Food Country USA/Morning Fresh Farms/Lopez Wealth Mgmt.||15 Chevy||Charles Henderson|
|30||86||Brandon Brown||Brandonbilt Foundations||13 Chevy||Jerry Brown|
|31||87||Charles Buchanan, Jr.||Spring Drug||13 Ford||Robert Buchanan, Jr.|
|32||88||Matt Crafton||Hormel/Menards||15 Toyota||Rhonda Thorson|
|33||92||David Gilliland (i)||Blacks Tire/ Goodyear Commerical Tire & Service Network/ Wynns||15 Ford||Ricky Benton|
|34||94||Wendell Chavous||VYDOX Plus||15 Chevy||Jay Robinson|
|35||98||Johnny Sauter||Smokey Mountain/Curb Records||15 Toyota||Mike Curb|
|36||99||Bryan Silas||TBA||15 Chevy||Chris Baluch|
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