NASCAR released the preliminary entry list for the Alsco 300 at Charlotte Motor Speedway today (Monday, May 20). A total of 39 drivers are entered for the NASCAR Xfinity Series race. Barring any withdrawals, one driver will fail to qualify.
Jeb Burton returns to drive the No. 8 JR Motorsports Chevrolet. This will Burton’s second Xfinity Series start of this season. In his lone start, he finished fifth in the My Bariatric Solutions 300 at Texas Motor Speedway.
Kaulig Racing will once again field the No. 10 Chevrolet. Austin Dillon will be behind the wheel. He drove the No. 10 Chevrolet in the Boyd Gaming 300 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, finishing fourth there.
Timmy Hill will have a primary sponsor aboard his No. 66 MBM Motorsports Toyota. Here is what his No. 66 Toyota will look like at Charlotte Motor Speedway.
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Brandonbilt Motorsports announced that it will field two entries in the Alsco 300. Mason Diaz will drive the primary No. 86 Chevrolet. Brandon Brown will drive the No. 68 Chevrolet. Because Brandonbilt Motorsports is debuting its No. 68 entry for the season, Brown will have to qualify for the Alsco 300 on speed.
DGM Racing will field three entries. Josh Williams remains as the driver of the No. 36 Chevrolet. Dillon Bassett returns to drive the No. 90 Chevrolet. He has competed in one race this season. His older brother, Ronnie Bassett Jr., will drive the No. 92 Chevrolet. Bassett Jr. has competed in three races this season. Like Brown, Ronnie Bassett Jr. likely will have to qualify for the Alsco 300 on speed.
Finally, Junior Avila will pilot the No. 99 BJ McLeod Motorsports Toyota. Charlotte Motor Speedway will mark his second appearance in the Xfinity Series this season. The Alsco 300 will be his fourth career NASCAR Xfinity Series start. In three starts thus far, his best finish is 18th in the 2018 Kansas Lottery 300 at Kansas Speedway. There, he drove the No. 8 BJ McLeod Motorsports Chevrolet.
The Alsco 300 at Charlotte Motor Speedway will take place on Saturday, May 25, with the green flag scheduled to fly at 1 p.m. ET.