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Entry List: 2022 YellaWood 500

The NASCAR Cup Series playoffs continue at Talladega Superspeedway, the second race in the Round of 12.

With 37 cars entered for the event, each will make the race, barring any additions to the entry list.

JJ Yeley returns to the No. 15 Ford for Rick Ware Racing. Garrett Smithley was in the car this past weekend at Texas Motor Speedway.

Daniel Hemric will pull double duty this weekend as he will strap into Kaulig Racing’s No. 16 Chevrolet. Hemric last competed at Darlington Raceway on Sept. 4.

Noah Gragson is set to pilot the No. 62 Beard Oil/South Point Chevrolet for Beard Motorsports. Gragson competed in Kaulig’s No. 16 at Texas. It is the fourth start of 2022 for Beard Motorsports.

YellaWood 500 Entry List

Drivers will look to avoid the Big One at Talladega on Sunday, Oct. 2 at 2 p.m. ET on 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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