NASCAR Cup Phoenix schedule, entry list and how to watch – Motorsport.com

The NASCAR Cup and Xfinity Series head to Phoenix Raceway this weekend. The track has a certain significance early in the 2022 calendar as it will later play host to the championship title-decider in November. When NASCAR last visited Phoenix, Kyle Larson took the checkered flag over Martin Truex Jr. to claim the 2021 NCS title. The Xfinity Series race ended in a spectacular photo finish with Daniel Hemric narrowly beating out Austin Cindric for his first race win, and the crown.
Here’s how and where to watch all the on-track activity:
(All times EST.; Schedule is tentative and subject to change)
11:30 a.m. – NASCAR Xfinity Series practice – FOX SPORTS 1
12 p.m. – NASCAR Xfinity Series qualifying – FOX SPORTS 1
1:30 p.m. NASCAR Cup Series practice – FOX SPORTS 1
2:15 p.m. – NASCAR Cup Series qualifying – FOX SPORTS 1
4:30 p.m. – NASCAR Xfinity Series race (200 laps / 200 miles) – FOX SPORTS 1
3:30 p.m. – NASCAR Cup Series race (312 laps / 312 miles) – FOX
There 36 cars on the NASCAR Cup Series entry list with no open teams entered. Kevin Harvick is far and away the most successful driver at the one-mile track, winning nine races there. Kyle Busch, Denny Hamlin and Joey Logano are the only other drivers with multiple victories at Phoenix, but all of their wins combined still don’t add up to Harvick’s dominance. However, the SHR driver has not won at Phoenix since 2018. Perhaps that will change on Sunday…
No.
Driver
Team
Manufacturer
1
Ross Chastain
TrackHouse Racing
Chevrolet
2
Austin Cindric
Team Penske
Ford
3
Austin Dillon
Richard Childress Racing
Chevrolet
4
Kevin Harvick
Stewart Haas Racing
Ford
5
Kyle Larson
Hendrick Motorsports
Chevrolet
6
Brad Keselowski
RFK Racing
Ford
7
Corey Lajoie
Spire Motorsports
Chevrolet
8
Tyler Reddick
Richard Childress Racing
Chevrolet
9
Chase Elliott
Hendrick Motorsports
Chevrolet
10
Aric Almirola
Stewart Haas Racing
Ford
11
Denny Hamlin
Joe Gibbs Racing
Toyota
12
Ryan Blaney
Team Penske
Ford
14
Chase Briscoe
Stewart Haas Racing
Ford
15
 
Rick Ware Racing
Ford
16
A.J. Allmendinger
Kaulig Racing
Chevrolet
17
Chris Buescher
RFK Racing
Ford
18
Kyle Busch
Joe Gibbs Racing
Toyota
19
Martin Truex Jr.
Joe Gibbs Racing
Toyota
20
Christopher Bell
Joe Gibbs Racing
Toyota
21
Harrison Burton
Wood Brothers Racing
Ford
22
Joey Logano
Team Penske
Ford
23
Bubba Wallace
23XI Racing
Toyota
24
William Byron
Hendrick Motorsports
Chevrolet
31
Justin Haley
Kaulig Racing
Chevrolet
34
Michael McDowell
Front Row Motorsports
Ford
38
Todd Gilliland
Front Row Motorsports
Ford
41
Cole Custer
Stewart Haas Racing
Ford
42
Ty Dillon
Petty GMS Motorsports
Chevrolet
43
Erik Jones
Petty GMS Motorsports
Chevrolet
45
Kurt Busch
23XI Racing
Toyota
47
Ricky Stenhouse Jr.
JTG Daugherty Racing
Chevrolet
48
Alex Bowman
Hendrick Motorsports
Chevrolet
51
Cody Ware
Rick Ware Racing
Ford
77
Josh Bilicki
Spire Motorsports
Chevrolet
78
BJ Mcleod
Live Fast Motorsports
Ford
99
Daniel Suarez
TrackHouse Racing
Chevrolet
 
Although there’s only been three races, it’s never too early to take a look at the playoff picture. Austin Cindric, Kyle Larson and Alex Bowman are locked into the playoffs, courtesy of their race wins at Daytona (Cindric), Fontana (Larson) and Las Vegas (Bowman). Will the series see another new winner this weekend?
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