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Entry List: Quaker State 400

A wild race at Daytona International Speedway leads the Sprint Cup Series to Kentucky Speedway this weekend for the first race on the track’s new surface.

As of Monday, there are 40 cars entered, meaning all will make the race, barring any entry list updates. The third Front Row Motorsports car (No. 35), running a limited schedule this season won’t be racing Kentucky; that brings the total down from last week’s 41.

Jeffrey Earnhardt returns behind the wheel of the No. 32 car for Go FAS Racing this weekend. He last competed at Michigan International Speedway and finished 37th. His best result of 32nd this season came at Bristol Motor Speedway in April.

Defending race winner Kyle Busch will look to better his second-place run from Daytona and score his third career victory at Kentucky on Saturday night. He won the inaugural race at the speedway in 2011 and currently plans to run all three races at the track this weekend.

Action from Kentucky begins on Thursday with opening practice at 2:30 p.m. (all times ET). Friday will feature final practice at 1:30 p.m. followed by qualifying at 6:45 p.m. Quaker State 400 coverage begins at 7:30 p.m. Saturday night on NBC Sports Network.

Car No.DriverManufacturerSponsorTeam
1Jamie McMurrayChevyCessnaChip Ganassi Racing
2Brad KeselowskiFordMiller LiteTeam Penske
3Austin DillonChevyDowRichard Childress Racing
4Kevin HarvickChevyBusch LightStewart-Haas Racing
5Kasey KahneChevyGreat ClipsHendrick Motorsports
6Trevor BayneFordAdvoCareRoush Fenway Racing
7Regan SmithChevyAdvance Auto Parts / Quaker StateTommy Baldwin Racing
10Danica PatrickChevyNature's BakeryStewart-Haas Racing
11Denny HamlinToyotaFedEx FreightJoe Gibbs Racing
13Casey MearsChevyGEICOGermain Racing
14Tony StewartChevyRush Truck Centers / Mobil 1Stewart-Haas Racing
15Clint BowyerChevyAccuDoc SolutionsHScott Motorsports
16Greg BiffleFordKFCRoush Fenway Racing
17Ricky Stenhouse Jr.FordFifth ThirdRoush Fenway Racing
18Kyle BuschToyotaM&M's 75th AnniversaryJoe Gibbs Racing
19Carl EdwardsToyotaArris SurfboardJoe Gibbs Racing
20Matt KensethToyotaDollar GeneralJoe Gibbs Racing
21*Ryan Blaney #FordMotorcraft / Quick Lane Tire & Auto CenterWood Brothers Racing
22Joey LoganoFordShell Pennzoil / Auto TraderTeam Penske
23David RaganToyotaDr PepperBK Racing
24Chase Elliott #ChevyNAPA Auto PartsHendrick Motorsports
27Paul MenardChevySylvania / MenardsRichard Childress Racing
30*Josh WiseChevyCurtis Key PlumbingThe Motorsports Group
31Ryan NewmanChevyCaterpillarRichard Childress Racing
32Jeffrey Earnhardt #FordKeen Parts / Visone RYGO FAS Racing
34Chris Buescher #FordLove's Travel StopsFront Row Motorsports
38Landon CassillFordMDS TransportFront Row Motorsports
41Kurt BuschChevyMonster Energy / Haas AutomationStewart-Haas Racing
42Kyle LarsonChevyTargetChip Ganassi Racing
43Aric AlmirolaFordSmithfieldRichard Petty Motorsports
44Brian Scott #FordTBARichard Petty Motorsports
46Michael AnnettChevyPilot Flying JHScott Motorsports
47A.J. AllmendingerChevyKroger / CloroxJTG Daugherty Racing
48Jimmie JohnsonChevyLowe'sHendrick Motorsports
55*Reed SorensonChevyTBAPremium Motorsports
78Martin Truex Jr.ToyotaFurniture RowFurniture Row Racing
83Matt DibenedettoToyotaAnest IwataBK Racing
88Dale Earnhardt Jr.ChevyNationwideHendrick Motorsports
95Ty Dillon (i)ChevySummer Sell DownCircle Sport-Leavine Family Racing
98*Cole WhittChevySpeed StickPremium Motorsports
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