An official entry list hasn’t been released but we already know some of the names that will appear at Eldora Speedway next Wednesday for the Camping World Truck Series’ third annual 1-800-Car-Cash Mud Summer Classic.
Eldora, the Ohio dirt track owned by Tony Stewart, announced Thursday that Sprint Cup driver Brad Keselowski would make his first CWTS start at the track. He will be the first former Cup champion to compete in the race.
Making return appearances will be brothers Austin and Ty Dillon, the former being the winner of the inaugural event in 2013.
Austin Dillon will drive the No. 31 DOW Chevrolet while Ty Dillon will pilot the No. 33 Rheem Chevrolet.
Returning for the third time will be former Cup driver Ken Schrader. Schrader earned the pole for the 2013 race and will behind the wheel of the No. 52 Federated Auto Parts Toyota.
Other entrants in the Mud Summer Classic:
- Bobby Pierce, the 2015 UMP DIRTCar Late Model Summernationals Champion, will drive the No. 63 sponsored by RPM Services, INC/Roofix, Inc.
- Christopher Bell, driver of the No. 54 Toyota Certified Used Vehicles Toyota for Kyle Busch Motorsports is a USAC Champion, World of Outlaws winner and will compete at Eldora in the 32nd annual Kings Royal this weekend.
- Chad Boat, son of 1998 Indianapolis 500 pole-sitter Billy Boat, will drive the No. 15, Corvette Parts/Pristine Auctions Chevrolet.
The Mud Summer Classic airs July 22 at 9 p.m. ET on Fox Sports 1.