NASCAR Xfinity Series at Texas Motor Speedway: entry list


After a couple of weekends off, the NASCAR Xfinity Series returns to action Friday night with the running of the O’Reilly Auto Parts 300 at Texas Motor Speedway near Fort Worth. The Texas race will be the sixth of the season for the Xfinity Series.

As a companion race to Saturday night’s Duck Commander 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race, the entry list for Friday night’s Xfinity showdown contains the names of several Sprint Cup regulars, including Austin Dillon, Dale Earnhardt Jr., Denny Hamlin and Sam Hornish Jr. Also on the enntry list is Brandon Gdovic, making his Xfinity Series debut from behind the wheel of the No. 55 Chevrolet of Viva Motorsports.

There are 40 drivers on the entry list for Friday night’s race, so everyone who makes a qualifying attempt Friday evening will receive a spot on the race starting grid. Qualifying for the O’Reilly Auto Parts 300 is expected to get underway at 4:45 p.m. ET, weather permitting. The race is expected to take the green flag shortly after 8:30 p.m. ET Friday, again, weather permitting.

Here’s a look at the entry list:

Entry List – Alphabetical Texas Motor Speedway 19th Annual O’Reilly Auto Parts 300

Provided by NASCAR Statistics – Thu, April 09, 2015 @ 04:07 PM Eastern

DriverCar Team NameHometownD.O.B.Age
143 Dakoda ArmstrongPurina Animal Nutrition FordNew Castle, IN07/16/199123
215 Stanton BarrettLilly Trucking/ FordBishop, CA12/01/197242
319 Mike BlissDealer Associates ToyotaMilwaukie, OR04/05/196550
460 Chris BuescherSafety-Kleen FordProsper, TX10/29/199222
501 Landon CassillG&K Services ChevroletFairfax, IA07/07/198925
64 Ross Chastain #Flex Shot ChevroletAlva, FL12/04/199222
751 Jeremy ClementsCrescent Consulting ChevroletSpartanburg, SC01/16/198530
814 Cale Conley #IAVA ToyotaVienna, WV05/13/199222
970 Derrike CopeNature Nate’s Honey/Zilla Wraps Chevrolet Spanaway, WA 11/03/195856
103 Ty DillonBulwark/Wayne Workwear ChevroletWelcome, NC02/27/199223
1133 Austin Dillon(i)Ruud ChevroletWelcome, NC04/27/199024
1288 Dale Earnhardt Jr.(i)Goody’s ChevroletKannapolis, NC10/10/197440
139 Chase ElliottNAPA Auto Parts ChevroletDawsonville, GA11/28/199519
1452 Joey GaseDB Sales Company ChevroletCedar Rapids, IA02/08/199322
1562 Brendan GaughanWIX Filters ChevroletLas Vegas, NV07/10/197539
1655 Brandon GdovicWindStax ChevroletYorktown, VA02/28/199223
1790 Mario GosselinCrash Claims R Us ChevroletSt. Marie, CAN10/20/197143
1810 Jeff GreenTriStar Motorsports ToyotaOwensboro, KY09/06/196252
1954 Denny Hamlin(i)Monster Energy ToyotaChesterfield, VA11/18/198034
2074 Mike HarmonAbsolute Machines DodgeBirmingport, AL01/24/195857
2113 Timmy Hill(i)Braille Battery Grafoid DodgePort Tobacco, MD02/25/199322
2298 Sam Hornish Jr.(i)Carroll Shelby Engine Co. FordDefiance, OH07/02/197935
2320 Erik Jones(i)GameStop/Mortal Kombat X ToyotaByron, MI05/30/199618
2422 Brad Keselowski(i)Discount Tire FordRochester Hills, MI02/12/198431
258 Blake KochToyotaWest Palm Beach, FL08/07/198529
2624 Eric McClureHefty Easy Grip Cups ToyotaChilhowie, VA12/11/197836
2742 Brennan PooleDC Solar ChevroletThe Woodlands, TX04/11/199123
2816 Ryan ReedLilly/American Diabetes Association FordBakersfield, CA08/12/199321
290 Harrison Rhodes ChevroletHigh Point, NC07/15/199321
301 Elliott SadlerOneMain Financial FordEmporia, VA04/30/197539
312 Brian ScottAlbertsons/Reser’s ChevroletBoise, ID01/12/198827
3297 Peyton SellersObaika Racing ChevroletDanville, VA10/20/198331
3339 Ryan SiegFlasr ChevroletTucker, GA06/20/198727
347 Regan ChevroletCato, NY09/23/198331
3544 David StarrZachry ToyotaHouston, TX10/11/196747
3618 Daniel Suarez #ARRIS ToyotaMonterrey, MEX01/07/199223
3725 John Wes Townley(i)Zaxby’s ChevroletWatkinsville, GA12/31/198925
386 Darrell Wallace Jr. #AdvoCare FordMobile, AL10/08/199321
3940 Derek WhiteBraille Battery Grafoid DodgeRoxboro, NC09/20/196747
4028 JJ YeleyTexas 28 Spirits Stage ToyotaPhoenix, AZ10/05/197638

* Required to qualify on time, (i) Ineligible for driver points in this series

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