NASCAR Xfinity Series playoff drivers look to get the Round of 8 off to a hot start at Texas Motor Speedway this weekend.
Forty-one cars are entered for 40 spots. The DNQ for this weekend due to points is the No. 13 MBM Motorsports entry driven by Timmy Hill.
Bayley Currey will pilot the No. 15 Fort Worth Screen Printing Chevrolet for JD Motorsports.
JJ Yeley’s in the No. 17 SS Green Light Racing entry.
For just the third time this season, Tanner Berryhill will start for Our Motorsports in the No. 23 Eclipse Claims Consulting Chevrolet.
Sam Hunt Racing welcomes Dylan Lupton back to the car as he makes his second start in four races. Lupton will strap into the No. 26 Toyota.
Jordan Anderson will make his sixth start for his own Jordan Anderson Racing in the No. 31 Bommarito Automotive Group Chevrolet.
NASCAR Camping World Truck Series playoff contender John Hunter Nemechek will make his fourth Xfinity start of 2021 for Joe Gibbs Racing. Nemechek will drive the No. 54 Romco Equipment Toyota.
Austin Hill and Hattori Racing Enterprises are back on track for the second straight week. Hill will pilot the No. 61 Toyota Tsusho Toyota.
CJ McLaughlin is back in the No. 74 SciAps Chevrolet for Mike Harmon Racing. Texas will serve as his sixth appearance of the year.
Mason Massey is scheduled to make his 12th start of the year and first behind the wheel of the No. 5 Toyota for B.J. McLeod Motorsports.
The No. 5’s usual driver is Matt Mills, who will instead pilot the No. 99 Chevrolet for B.J. McLeod Motorsports.
Drivers will take the green for the Andy’s Frozen Custard 335 on Oct. 16 at 3 p.m. ETon NBC.
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Luken Glover arrived on the Frontstretch scene in 2020. He has been an avid NASCAR fan for the majority of his life, following in the footsteps of his grandfather, who used to help former team owner Junie Donlavey in his garage. Glover covers news for the site and took over "The Underdog House" column in 2021. In addition to being a college junior, his hobbies include volunteering at church, playing basketball and tennis, racing go-karts, and helping at his high school alma mater.
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