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Preliminary entry lists for NASCAR at Phoenix Raceway

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It’s time to determine which drivers will compete for NASCAR’s three national titles at Homestead-Miami Speedway next week.

All three of NASCAR’s national series will set their championship four this weekend at Phoenix Raceway.

The Cup Series holds the Can-Am 500. The Xfinity Series competes in the Ticket Galaxy 200. The Camping World Truck Series begins the race weekend with the Lucas Oil 150.

Here are the preliminary entry lists for each race.

Cup – Can-Am 500

There are 40 cars entered. There are no drivers attached to the No. 51 Chevrolet owned by Rick Ware Racing and the No. 83 Toyota of BK Racing.

DJ Kennington will drive Premium Motorsports’ No. 15 Toyota in his fourth start of the year.

Joey Gase will make his second straight start in the No. 7 Chevrolet for Tommy Baldwin Racing.

Ryan Newman is the defending Phoenix winner. He won in March in an overtime finish.

Joey Logano won this race last year, leading 58 laps and beating Kyle Busch and Kyle Larson.

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Xfinity – Ticket Galaxy 200

There are 40 cars entered. Cup drivers Austin Dillon, Ty Dillon, Erik Jones and Ryan Blaney are entered.

Alex Bowman will make his second start in the No. 42 Chevrolet owned by Chip Ganassi Racing. Bowman won his first start with the team last month at Charlotte.

Joe Nemechek is entered in the No. 15 Chevrolet owned by JD Motorsports.

Justin Allgaier won at Phoenix in March after leading 55 laps. He beat Blaney and Jones.

Kyle Busch won the prior three Phoenix races.

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Camping World Truck Series – Lucas Oil 150

There are 30 entries. No Cup drivers are entered.

No driver is attached to the No. 99 Chevrolet owned by MDM Motorsports.

Todd Gilliland will drive Kyle Busch Motorsports’ No. 51 Toyota.

Daniel Suarez won this race last year after leading 34 laps and beating Johnny Sauter and Matt Crafton.

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Entry lists for NASCAR at Texas Motor Speedway

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All three of NASCAR’s national series will continue their playoff runs this weekend with a trip to Texas Motor Speedway in Forth Worth, Texas.

The Cup Series holds the AAA Texas 500, while Xfinity teams take part in the O’Reilly Auto Parts 300. The Camping World Truck Series has the Jag Metals 350.

All three series have three races left in their seasons.

Here are the preliminary entry lists for all three races.

Cup – AAA Texas 500

There are 40 cars entered.

Gray Gaulding is in BK Racing’s No. 83 Toyota and Corey LaJoie is in the No. 23 Toyota.

Ray Black II is in the No. 51 Chevrolet for Rick Ware Racing for his second Cup start of the year.

Joey Gase is entered in the No. 7 Chevrolet for Tommy Baldwin Racing. It will be his seventh Cup start of the year.

David Starr, a native of Texas, will drive the No. 66 Chevrolet for Carl Long. It will be his first Cup start since 2011.

Jimmie Johnson won the April race at Texas after leading the final 17 laps, beating Kyle Larson and Joey Logano.

Carl Edwards is the defending winner of this race. Edwards was leading when rain shortened the race by 41 laps.

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Xfinity – O’Reilly Auto Parts 300

There are 40 cars entered. Cup drivers, Ryan Blaney, Ty Dillon, Austin Dillon, Kyle Larson and Erik Jones are entered.

Christopher Bell is entered into the No. 18 Toyota for Joe Gibbs Racing.

Jones won the April Texas race after leading 112 laps and beating Blaney and Kevin Harvick.

Larson is the defending winner of this race. He led 30 laps and beat Brad Keselowski and Harvick.

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Trucks – Jeg Metals 350

There are 31 trucks entered. No Cup drivers are entered.

Myatt Snider will make his seventh start of the year in the No. 51 Toyota for Kyle Busch Motorsports. He finished 16th at Texas in June after a crash.

Christopher Bell won the June race, starting 21st and leading 92 laps.

Johnny Sauter is the defending race winner. He won last year after passing Matt Crafton with three laps to go.

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Preliminary entry lists for Kansas Speedway

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NASCAR’s top two series will be in action this weekend at Kansas Speedway as they hold two different stages of their playoff races.

The Cup Series has its second round elimination race with the Hollywood Casino 400. The Xfinity Series begins its second round with the Kansas Lottery 300 after an off week.

Here are the preliminary entry lists for both races:

Cup – Hollywood Casino 400

There are 41 cars entered into the race.

StarCom Racing is set to make its debut with Derrike Cope driving the No. 00 Chevrolet. Tony Furr will serve as Cope’s crew chief.

There are four cars without drivers attached to them yet: BK Racing’s No. 23 and No. 83 Toyotas, Premium Motorsports’ No. 15 Chevrolet and Rick Ware Racing’s No. 51 Chevrolet.

Gray Gaulding will driving Premium Motorsports’ No. 55 Chevrolet.

Martin Truex Jr. won the last visit to Kansas Speedway in May. He beat Brad Keselowski and Kevin Harvick after passing Ryan Blaney with 19 laps to go.

Harvick is the defending winner of the playoff race.

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Xfinity – Kansas Lottery 300

There are 41 cars entered into the race.

Cup drivers entered into the race include Austin Dillon, Ty Dillon, Erik Jones and Ryan Blaney.

Christopher Bell will driver the No. 18 Toyota for Joe Gibbs Racing.

Kyle Busch is the defending winner of this race. He has won the last three Xfinity races at the track.

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Preliminary entry lists for NASCAR at Talladega

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NASCAR makes its return trip to Talladega Superspeedway this weekend with the Cup and Camping World Truck Series.

The Xfinity Series is off this week.

The Cup Series holds the Alabama 500, the second race of the Round of 12 in the playoffs. The Truck Series competes in the Fred’s 250, its first playoff elimination race.

Here are the entry lists for both races.

Cup – Alabama 500

Forty cars are entered.

J.J. Yeley will driver the No. 7 Chevrolet for Tommy Baldwin Racing. Brendan Gaughan is entered in the No. 75 Chevrolet for Beard Motorsports.

Ricky Stenhouse Jr. won the last race at Talladega in May after a last-lap pass of Kyle Busch. He beat Jamie McMurray and Busch to the finish.

This race was won last year by Joey Logano after he led 45 laps. He beat Brian Scott and Denny Hamlin.

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Trucks – Fred’s 250

There are 32 trucks entered. No full-time Cup drivers are entered.

This race was won last year by Alabama native Grant Enfinger, who led 45 of that race’s 94 laps.

He beat Spencer Gallagher, Timothy Peters and Rico Abreu.

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Updated entry lists for NASCAR at Dover, Las Vegas

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NASCAR’s three national series are once again in separate locations this weekend with the Cup and Xfinity Series making their return trip to Dover International Speedway.

The Camping World Truck Series heads to Las Vegas Motor Speedway.

Here are the preliminary entry lists for all three races.

Cup – Apache Warrior 400

There are 40 cars entered into the race.

Ross Chastain will make his second Cup start driving the No. 15 for Premium Motorsports.

Brett Moffitt has been entered in the No. 83 Toyota for BK Racing.

Derrike Cope was entered in the No. 00 for StarCom Racing, but the team announced it had withdrawn in order to “ensure a fully staffed quality crew” for its eventual first start.

In the last visit to Dover in June, Jimmie Johnson won over Kyle Larson in an overtime finish.

Martin Truex Jr. won the playoff race last year, leading 187 of 400 laps to beat Kyle Busch, Chase Elliott and Brad Keselowski.

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Xfinity – Use Your Melon. Drive Sober 200

There are 39 cars on the entry list, including six Cup regulars.

Ty Dillon, Austin Dillon, Ryan Blaney, Erik Jones, Daniel Suarez and Corey LaJoie are entered.

The No. 96 Chevrolet driven by Ben Kennedy has been withdrawn from the event by GMS Racing.

Josh Bilicki has replaced BJ McLeod in the No. 78 Chevrolet.

Kyle Larson won the last race at Dover in June from the pole after leading 137 of 200 laps.

Suarez won this race last year over Ty Dillon and Justin Allgaier after leading 123 of 200 laps.

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Truck Series – Las Vegas 350

There are 28 trucks entered into the race.

Travis Pastrana makes his return to the Truck Series in the No. 45 Chevrolet.

Jordan Anderson is now entered in the No. 1 Chevrolet.

Last year Tyler Reddick won this race over Brad Keselowski Racing teammate Daniel Hemric after leading 70 of 146 laps.

This is the last standalone race of the year for the Truck Series.

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