Throwback Weekend is here for NASCAR as the Cup and Xfinity Series return to Darlington Raceway, the 1.366-mile track that’s “Too Tough To Tame.”
The weekend is capped off by Sunday’s 69th Southern 500.
Here are the entry lists for each race.
Cup – Southern 500 (6 p.m. ET Sunday on NBCSN)
There are 40 entries for the race.
Xfinity – Sport Clips Haircuts VFW 200 (3:30 p.m. ET Saturday on NBC)
There are 41 entries for the race. One car will fail to qualify.
Ross Chastain will make his first start for Chip Ganassi Racing in its No. 42 Chevrolet.
No driver is listed for the No. 0 Chevrolet owned by JD Motorsports. Garrett Smithley is that car’s regular driver. Smithley will take Chastain’s place in the No. 4 Chevrolet.
Last year, Hamlin won from the pole after leading 33 laps. He beat Joey Logano and Kevin Harvick.