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Entry List: 2023 Grant Park 220

The moment has arrived. For the first time, the NASCAR Cup Series is hosting its own street race, with the inaugural event taking place in downtown Chicago.

Thirty-eight drivers will compete to add their name to the record books of NASCAR history, as all are guaranteed a spot in the event, barring any entry list changes.

2009 Formula 1 champion Jenson Button returns to Rick Ware Racing’s No. 15 for his second career Cup start.

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Road course veteran Andy Lally will also be making his second start of the season, driving the No. 51 for RWR.

Seven-time Cup champion Jimmie Johnson returns to the track with Legacy Motor Club in the No. 84. It is Johnson’s fourth start of the 2023 season.

Three-time Superscars Championship winner Shane van Gisbergen will make his Cup debut for Trackhouse Racing, driving the No. 91 for the team.

Chicago Cup Entry List

The Chicago Cup race will take place on Sunday, July 2 at 5:30 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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