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Entry List: Gray Gaulding Will Attempt to Make Sprint Cup Debut in Goody’s Fast Relief 500

The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series heads to Martinsville Speedway for the second and final time in 2016 to begin the Round of 8 in the Chase for the Sprint Cup this weekend.

As of Monday, there are 41 cars entered, meaning one driver will not make the race, barring any entry list updates.

Gray Gaulding will attempt to make his Sprint Cup Series debut on Sunday in the No. 30 car. The 18-year-old is a Roush Fenway Racing development driver and has made two NASCAR XFINITY Series starts in 2016 for RFR. He has made four NASCAR Camping World Truck Series starts at Martinsville with his best result of 14th coming in October 2014.

Dylan Lupton will compete in the No. 83 for BK Racing in the Goody’s Fast Relief 500. He made his Sprint Cup Series debut at Sonoma earlier this season with BK Racing and competed at Richmond last month.

Matt DiBenedetto will need to qualify on time again this weekend in the No. 93 car. He was faced with the same challenge last weekend at Talladega and made the field.

Action from Martinsville begins on Friday with opening practice at 11 a.m. followed by qualifying at 4:40 p.m. (all times ET). Saturday will feature two practice sessions, the first at 9 a.m. and final at 12 p.m. Coverage of Sunday’s race will begin at 1 p.m. on NBC Sports Network.

Car No.DriverManufacturerSponsorTeam
1Jamie McMurrayChevyCredit One / First DataChip Ganassi Racing
2Brad KeselowskiFordAlliance Truck PartsTeam Penske
3Austin DillonChevyDowRichard Childress Racing
4Kevin HarvickChevyBusch LightStewart-Haas Racing
5Kasey KahneChevyUniFirstHendrick Motorsports
6Trevor BayneFordAdvoCareRoush Fenway Racing
7Regan SmithChevyNikko RC / Toy StateTommy Baldwin Racing
10Danica PatrickChevyNature's BakeryStewart-Haas Racing
11Denny HamlinToyotaFedEx FreightJoe Gibbs Racing
13Casey MearsChevyGEICOGermain Racing
14Tony StewartChevyHaas AutomationStewart-Haas Racing
15Clint BowyerChevy5-hour EnergyHScott Motorsports
16Greg BiffleFordFordPassRoush Fenway Racing
17Ricky Stenhouse Jr.FordFastenalRoush Fenway Racing
18Kyle BuschToyotaM&M's HalloweenJoe Gibbs Racing
19Carl EdwardsToyotaSport ClipsJoe Gibbs Racing
20Matt KensethToyotaDollar GeneralJoe Gibbs Racing
21*Ryan Blaney #FordMotorcraft / Quick Lane Tire & Auto CenterWood Brothers Racing
22Joey LoganoFordShell PennzoilTeam Penske
23David RaganToyotaSkuttle TightBK Racing
24Chase Elliott #ChevyNAPA Auto PartsHendrick Motorsports
27Paul MenardChevyDutch Boy / MenardsRichard Childress Racing
30*Gray Gaulding(i)ChevyFeed the ChildrenThe Motorsports Group
31Ryan NewmanChevyCaterpillarRichard Childress Racing
32Jeffrey Earnhart #FordKeen Parts / Rain-XGO FAS Racing
34Chris Buescher #FordLove's Travel Stops / Roller BitesFront Row Motorsports
38Landon CassillFordA&W All American FoodFront Row Motorsports
41Kurt BuschChevyState Water HeatersStewart-Haas Racing
42Kyle LarsonChevyTargetChip Ganassi Racing
43Aric AlmirolaFordSmithfieldRichard Petty Motorsports
44Brian Scott #FordTBDRichard Petty Motorsports
46Michael AnnettChevyPilot Flying JHScott Motorsports
47A.J. AllmendingerChevyKroger / CloroxJTG Daugherty Racing
48Jimmie JohnsonChevyLowe'sHendrick Motorsports
55*Reed SorensonChevyTBDPremium Motorsports
78Martin Truex Jr.ToyotaAuto-Owners InsuranceFurniture Row Racing
83Dylan Lupton(i)ToyotaE.J. Wade ConstructionBK Racing
88Jeff GordonChevyNationawide InsuranceHendrick Motorsports
93*Matt DibenedettoToyotaE.J. Wade ConstructionBK Racing
95Michael McDowellChevyMalwarebytesCircle Sport-Leavine Family Racing
98*Cole WhittChevyTBDPremium Motorsports

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