The final race weekend of 2019 is almost here, and it’ll be a full field for the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series.
40 cars will qualify for Sunday’s event at Homestead-Miami Speedway, and all will make the race barring any entry list changes.
Drew Herring makes his Cup Series debut in Gaunt Brothers Racing’s No. 96, while John Hunter Nemechek returns to Front Row Motorsports’ No. 36, substituting for Matt Tifft. Nemechek has finished 21st and 27th at Texas Motor Speedway and ISM Raceway, respectively, in the car.
Josh Bilicki makes his 10th start of 2019 for Rick Ware Racing in the team’s No. 52, having scored a best finish of 29th at Indianapolis with RWR.
The Ford Ecoboost 400 will get underway around 3 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 17.
About the author
Adam Cheek joined Frontstretch as a contributing writer in January 2019. A 2020 graduate of VCU, he works as a producer and talent for Audacy Richmond's radio stations. In addition to motorsports journalism, Adam also covered and broadcasted numerous VCU athletics for the campus newspaper and radio station during his four years there. He's been a racing fan since the age of three, inheriting the passion from his grandfather, who raced in amateur events up and down the East Coast in the 1950s.
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