The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series returns to Texas Motor Speedway this weekend (Nov. 4) for the AAA Texas 400, the middle race of the third round of the Cup playoffs.
41 teams are entered this week, which means on driver will go home after qualifying, barring any entry list changes.
StarCom Racing drivers Landon Cassill and Joey Gase are swapping rides this weekend. Cassill replaces Gase in the No. 00, while Gase will drive the No. 99.
Trevor Bayne will return to the No. 6 for Roush Fenway Racing, replacing Matt Kenseth.
Corey LaJoie returns to TriStar Motorsports, driving the No. 72. Gas Monkey Garage will sponsor the effort.
Making his first start since Watkins Glen, Parker Kligerman will drive the No. 96 for Gaunt Brothers Racing. Kligerman has made three starts for GBR this season.
The No. 51 for Rick Ware Racing and the No. 97 for Obaika Racing do not have a driver listed.
The AAA Texas 500 is scheduled for Sunday, Nov. 4, at 3 p.m. ET with TV coverage on NBC.
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