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Entry List: 2022 Coke Zero Sugar 400

A drama-filled 2022 NASCAR Cup Series season reaches a new climax this weekend for the regular-season finale at Daytona International Speedway.

Fifteen drivers are still eligible for a playoff spot, with two drivers still eligible to point their way in and 13 drivers needing to win their way in.

Thirty-seven cars are entered for 40 spots, locking each driver in, barring any entry list changes.

2011 Coke Zero Sugar 400 winner David Ragan returns to Rick Ware Racing in the No. 15 Ford. Ragan has made three starts in 2022, last competing at Talladega Superspeedway.

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Daniel Hemric takes the reins of the No. 16 Cirkul Chevrolet for Kaulig Racing. It will mark Hemric’s sixth Cup start of the year and first since Darlington Raceway.

Noah Gragson will enter the race with Beard Motorsports in the No. 62 Beard Motorsports/South Point Chevrolet. Gragson has made 10 appearances between Beard and Kaulig this season, making two previous starts for Beard.

Landon Cassill will pilot the No. 77 Voyager Chevrolet for Spire Motorsports.

BJ McLeod returns to the No. 78 NASCAR Rivals Ford for Live Fast Motorsports.

Coke Zero Sugar 400 Entry List

The regular-season finale is set to commence on Saturday, Aug. 27 at 7 p.m. ET on NBC.

About the author

Luken Glover joined the Frontstretch team in 2020 as a contributor, furthering a love for racing that traces back to his earliest memories. Glover inherited his passion for racing from his grandfather, who used to help former NASCAR team owner Junie Donlavey in his Richmond, Va. garage. A 2023 graduate from the University of the Cumberlands, Glover is the author of "The Underdog House," contributes to commentary pieces, and does occasional at-track reporting. Additionally, Glover enjoys working in ministry, coaching basketball, playing sports, and karting.

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