The NASCAR Xfinity Series returns to Atlanta Motor Speedway this weekend for its first track return of the season on Saturday, July 9.
A total of 38 teams are on the entry list, which means all will qualify and will take to the reconfigured superspeedway 1.5-mile oval, barring any entry list changes.
Matt Mills returns to BJ McLeod Motorsports’ No. 5, and Ryan Vargas moves back into JD Motorsports’ No. 6. Joe Graf Jr., who drove the No. 5 at Road America, returns to the No. 07 for SS-Green Light Racing.
Ryan Truex is back for another Xfinity start with Joe Gibbs Racing as he is entered to be behind the wheel of the No. 18.
Jeffrey Earnhardt returns to his Sam Hunt Racing ride, the No. 26 Toyota.
Natalie Decker will enter the Saturday event by piloting the No. 13 MBM Toyota.
Joey Gase returns in his No. 35 Chevrolet for Emerling Gase Motorsports.
Kyle Sieg will pilot his family-owned No. 38 Ford for RSS Racing.
Brennan Poole will make a start for Mike Harmon Racing in the No. 47 Chevrolet.
Mason Massey returns to DGM Racing’s No. 91.
David Starr returns again to the Xfinity field in the No. 08 Ford.
The 163-lap main event on Saturday will be televised live on USA Network with coverage beginning at 5 p.m. ET.
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Dalton Hopkins began writing for Frontstretch in April 2021 after a staff writing position with IMSA. A race fan since he was three years old, he began freelance writing in 2018 and graduated with a B.S. in Communications from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in 2019. Simultaneously, he also serves as a First Lieutenant in the US Army.