A full field is preparing for NASCAR’s fastest track.
NASCAR released the entry list for the June 13 Great Clips 250 Benefiting Paralyzed Veterans of American at Michigan International Speedway earlier today (June 8). The list includes 40 entrants, signifying a full-field for the fans with all drivers making the race.
Joe Gibbs Racing will bring a star-studded lineup to the event. Along with series regular Daniel Suarez, both Denny Hamlin and Kyle Busch will attempt to win Saturday’s 250-mile event. Hamlin will pilot the No. 20 Sun Energy Toyota, while Busch will return to his No. 54 Monster Energy Toyota.
Defending race winner Paul Menard will return to the No. 33 Richmond/Menards Chevrolet for Richard Childress Racing. Menard will be one of three Sprint Cup drivers representing Chevrolet in the event, joined by Kevin Harvick in the No. 88 Morton Buildings Chevrolet for JR Motorsports and Alex Bowman in the No. 25 Zaxby’s Chevrolet for Athenian Motorsports.
Joey Logano and Aric Almirola will look to win the race for Ford, with Logano in the No. 22 Discount Tire Ford for Team Penske and Almirola in the No. 98 Shelby American Ford for Biagi-Denbeste Racing.
NXS hopefuls Derek White, Jimmy Weller and Jeffery Earnhardt will return to the series as well, with White piloting the No. 13 Braille Battery/Grafoid Chevrolet, Weller behind the wheel of the No. 15 Lilly Trucking Chevrolet, and Earnhardt driving the No. 55 Fronius/Viva Auto Group Chevrolet.
The NASCAR Xfinity Series will return to action at Michigan Speedway on Friday, June 12 for two practice sessions. The series will return to the 2-mile superspeedway on Saturday for Coors Light Pole qualifying at 10:15 a.m. ET, followed by the Great Clips 250 Benefiting Paralyzed Veterans of America (1:30 p.m. ET, FOX Sports 1).
|1||0||Harrison Rhodes||teamjdmotorsports.com||15 Chevy||Andrea Nemechek|
|2||1||Landon Cassill||Buddie Toys||15 Chevy||Johnny Davis|
|3||1||Elliott Sadler||OneMain Financial||15 Ford||Jack Roush|
|4||2||Brian Scott||Shore Lodge||15 Chevy||Richard Childress|
|5||3||Ty Dillon||Red Kap / Arrow Uniform||15 Chevy||Richard Childress|
|6||4||Ross Chastain||teamjdmotorsports.com||15 Chevy||Gary Keller|
|7||6||Darrell Wallace Jr||Ford EcoBoost||15 Ford||Jack Roush|
|8||7||Regan Smith||SUAVE MEN||15 Chevy||Kelley Earnhardt-Miller|
|9||8||Blake Koch||TBD||15 Toyota||Mark Smith|
|10||9||Chase Elliott||NAPA AUTO PARTS||15 Chevy||Dale Earnhardt Jr|
|11||13||Derek White||Braille Battery / Grafoid||15 Chevy||Derek White|
|12||14||Cale Conley||IAVA||15 Toyota||Mark Smith|
|13||15||Jimmy Weller||Lilly Trucking||15 Chevy||Rick Ware|
|14||16||Ryan Reed||Lilly/American Diabetes Association||15 Ford||Jack Roush|
|15||18||Daniel Suarez||ARRIS||15 Toyota||Joe Gibbs|
|16||19||Jeff Green||TriStar Motorsports||15 Toyota||Mark Smith|
|17||20||Denny Hamlin(i)||Sun Energy||15 Toyota||Joe Gibbs|
|18||22||Joey Logano(i)||Discount Tire||15 Ford||Roger Penske|
|19||24||Eric McClure||Hefty||15 Toyota||Mark Smith|
|20||25||Alex Bowman(i)||Zaxby's||15 Chevy||Tony Townley|
|21||26||Cj Faison||TBA||15 Toyota||James Whitener|
|22||28||J J Yeley||Big Barrell Country Music Festival||15 Toyota||Gregg Mixon|
|23||33||Paul Menard(i)||Richmond / Menards||15 Chevy||Richard Childress|
|24||39||Ryan Sieg||Uncle Bob's Self Storage||14 Chevy||Rod Sieg|
|25||40||Carl Long||Braille Battery / Grafoid||15 Toyota||Derek White|
|26||42||Kyle Larson(i)||ParkerStore||15 Chevy||Harry Scott Jr|
|27||43||Dakoda Armstrong||WinField||15 Ford||Richard Petty|
|28||44||David Starr||Zachry||15 Toyota||Mark Smith|
|29||51||Jeremy Clements||RepairableVehicles.com/AllSouthElectric.com||15 Chevy||Tony Clements|
|30||52||Joey Gase||TBA||15 Chevy||Jimmy Means|
|31||54||Kyle Busch (i)||Monster Energy||15 Toyota||J D Gibbs|
|32||55||Jeffrey Earnhardt||Fronius/Viva Auto Group||15 Chevy||Jamie Dick|
|33||60||Chris Buescher||Roush Performance Products||15 Ford||Jack Roush|
|34||62||Brendan Gaughan||South Point||15 Chevy||Richard Childress|
|35||70||Derrike Cope||The Power Outlet/Gravely/E&R Tires||14 Chevy||Mary Louise Miller|
|36||74||Mike Harmon||TBA||12 Dodge||Mike Harmon|
|37||88||Kevin Harvick(i)||Morton Buildings||15 Chevy||Rick Hendrick|
|38||90||Mario Gosselin||VR Victoriaville||15 Chevy||Michelle Gosselin|
|39||97||Peyton Sellers||VroomBrands||15 Chevy||Victor Obaika|
|40||98||Aric Almirola(i)||Shelby American||15 Ford||Fred Biagi|
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A graduate of Ball State, Aaron rejoins Frontstretch for his second season in 2016 following a successful year that included covering seven races and starting the popular "Two-Headed Monster" column in 2015. Now in his third year of covering motorsports, Aaron serves as an Assistant Editor for Frontstretch while also contributing to other popular sites including Speed51 and The Apex. He encourages you to come say hi when you see him at the track.
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