NASCAR Camping World Truck Series at Eldora Speedway: entry list


The NASCAR Camping World Truck Series has a rare Wednesday night date this upcoming week, as the series heads to Eldora Speedway in Rossburg, Ohio, the only dirt track on the series schedule — or on any NASCAR national level schedule, for that matter — for the second-annual Mudsummer Classic.

The excitement of the only NASCAR national level race on dirt at the Tony Stewart-owned track brings out drivers not normally seen in the Truck Series and a few names not seen much in NASCAR anymore. Among the entrants for the race are Sprint Cup Series rookie Michael Annett, and somewhat-retired-from-NASCAR driver Ken Schrader. Another Cup rookie, Austin Dillon, last year’s event winner, is on the entry list, and so is his brother, Ty Dillon, now a Nationwide Series regular.

Sprint Cup rookies are coming out in force for the Truck Series race at Eldora. In addition to Annett and Austin Dillon, Kyle Larson is also on the entry list. And like Dillon, Larson also competed in last year’s event.

There are 34 trucks/drivers on the entry list. For most Camping World Truck Series races, that would result in a race field two trucks shy of a full field. But at Eldora, a full race field is 30 trucks, so four trucks won’t advance to the main event. Qualifying for the main event is also different at Eldora. Instead of rounds of knockout qualifying, the race field will be set by heat races.

Here’s a look at the entry list:

Entry Veh # Driver Owner Crew Chief Veh Mfg Sponsor

10Ryan Ellis(i)Kenneth GrimesJeremy Nowak12 RAMKoma Unwind Relaxation Drink
200Ken SchraderGene HaasDonald Richeson13 ToyotaFederated Auto Parts
302Tyler YoungRandy YoungBryan Berry14 ChevroletRandco/Young’s Building Systems
42Austin Dillon(i)Richard ChildressNick Harrison12 ChevroletAMERICAN ETHANOL
53Ty Dillon(i)Richard ChildressDanny Stockman Jr13 ChevroletTBD
6103Michael AffaranoMichael AffaranoDavid McClure13 ChevroletWon-N-Done Chevy
705John Wes TownleyTony TownleyMike Beam14 ToyotaZaxby’s
86Norm BenningNorm BenningKevin Dargie14 ChevroletTBA
907Ray Black JrKen SmithTam Topham13 ChevroletTBA
1008Korbin ForristerBobby DotterJason Miller13 ChevroletTBA
118John Hunter NemechekSidney MauldinJerry Babb14 ToyotaTBD
129Chase PistoneJoe DenetteRyan McKinney14 ChevroletNTS Motorsports
1310Jennifer Jo CobbJennifer Jo CobbSteve Kuykendall12 RAMKoma Unwind Relaxation Drink
1413Jeb BurtonDuke ThorsonJeriod Prince14 ToyotaEstes-Carolina Nut Company
1514Michael Annett(i)Bob NewberryJohn Monsam13 ChevroletTMC Transports
1617Timothy PetersTom DeloachMarcus Richmond II14 ToyotaRed Horse Racing
1719Tyler ReddickBrad KeselowskiDoug Randolph14 FordBroken Bow Records
1820Gray GauldingBob NewberryJeff Hensley14 ChevroletGemini Southern
1921Joey CoulterMaurice Gallagher JrJeff Stankiewicz14 ChevroletTBA
2029Ryan BlaneyBrad KeselowskiChad Kendrick14 FordCooper Standard
2130Ron Hornaday JrSteve TurnerDoug George14 ChevroletExide
2231Ben KennedySteve TurnerMichael Shelton14
2332Kyle Larson(i)Harry Scott JrMike Hillman Jr14 ChevroletGlad
2435Mason MingusKevin CywinskiMark Rette14 ToyotaCall 811
2550T J BellMark BeaverKen Evans14 ChevroletAmerican Linemen
2651Erik JonesKyle BuschEric Phillips14 ToyotaToyotaCare
2754Darrell Wallace JrKyle BuschJerry Baxter14 ToyotaToyotaCare
2863Jr HeffnerMichael MittlerMichael Mittler13 ChevroletTBA
2977German QuirogaTom DeloachButch Hylton14 ToyotaNET10 Wireless
30180Jody KnowlesTracy WallaceWayne Hansard13 FordClayton Signs
31182TBAJohn CorrMichael Cheek13 ChevroletPerformance Auto
3288Matt CraftonRhonda ThorsonCarl Joiner14 ToyotaIdeal Door-Menards
3398Johnny SauterMike CurbDennis Connor14 ToyotaSmokey Mountain-Curb Records
3499Bryan SilasChris BaluchCal Boprey14 ChevroletTBA

(i) equals ineligible for driver championship points

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