Entry lists are out for this weekend’s NASCAR Cup and Xfinity Series playoff elimination races at the Charlotte Motor Speedway Roval.
The first round of the Xfinity Series playoffs will come to a close on Saturday. Four drivers will be eliminated from playoff contention, leaving eight drivers remaining.
Then on Sunday, the second round of the Cup Series playoffs will be completed. Like with the Xfinity Series, four drivers will be eliminated from playoff contention, leaving eight drivers remaining.
The Camping World Truck Series playoffs resume Oct. 30 at Martinsville Speedway with its second round elimination race. That race will determine the Truck Series’ Championship 4 for the Nov. 5 title race at Phoenix Raceway.
Cup: Bank of America Roval 400 (2 p.m. ET Sunday, NBC)
Thirty-nine drivers are entered for Sunday’s race. Among the notables:
Xfinity Series regular AJ Allmendinger will make his fifth Cup start of the season in the No. 16 Kaulig Racing Chevrolet. He won his most recent Cup start at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway road course, giving Kaulig Racing its first Cup victory.
Former 24 Hours of Le Mans winner Joey Hand will make his NASCAR debut in the No. 52 Rick Ware Racing Ford.
Another sports car veteran, Kyle Tilley, will make his fourth Cup start of the season in the No. 78 Live Fast Motorsports Ford.
Xfinity: Drive for the Cure 250 pres. by Blue Cross Blue Shield North Carolina (3 p.m. ET Saturday, NBC)
Forty-one drivers are entered for Saturday’s race. Among the notables:
Ty Dillon is listed to drive the No. 23 Our Motorsports Chevrolet.
Will Rodgers is listed to drive the No. 26 Sam Hunt Racing Toyota.
Ty Gibbs is listed to drive the No. 54 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota.
Truck Series regular Austin Hill is listed to drive the No. 61 Hattori Racing Enterprises Toyota.