Forty-four NASCAR Sprint Cup Series drivers have filed entries for Sunday’s Kobalt Tools 400 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
Four-time Kobalt Tools 400 winner and five-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion Jimmie Johnson is listed by Las Vegas oddsmakers as the favorite to win the race (at 9-2).
Longtime NASCAR fans will no doubt be cheering for seasoned veterans Bill Elliott, Terry Labonte and Mark Martin.
Of course the line-up also includes Daytona 500 winner Trevor Bayne and last week’s victor, Jeff Gordon.
NASCAR Weekend begins on Thursday, March 3 with a full day of NASCAR Nationwide Series practice and a free driver autograph session in the Neon Garage from 1:30-2:30 p.m.
Stratosphere Pole Day features practice for both the Kobalt Tools 400 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race and Sam’s Town 300 NASCAR Nationwide Series race as well as qualifying for the Kobalt Tools 400 on Friday, March 4. The Sam’s Town 300 is set for Saturday, March 5 and the Kobalt Tools 400 will run on Sunday, March 6. Two nights of World of Outlaws Sprint Car racing will take place at the Dirt Track March 2 and 3.
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Tentative Entry List
Kobalt Tools 400
March 6, 2010
No. Driver Hometown Car
00 David Reutimann Zephyrhills, Fla. Tums Toyota
09 Bill Elliott Dawsonville, Ga. Phoenix Const. Chevrolet
1 Jamie McMurray Joplin, Mo. McDonald’s Chevrolet
2 Brad Keselowski Rochester Hills, Mich. Miller Lite Dodge
4 Kasey Kahne Enumclaw, Wash. Red Bull Toyota
5 Mark Martin Batesville, Ark. Go Daddy Chevrolet
6 David Ragan Unadilla, Ga. UPS Ford
7 Robby Gordon Cerritos, Calif. Speed Energy Chevrolet
9 Marcos Ambrose Launceston, Tasmani Stanley Ford
11 Denny Hamlin Mechanicsville, Va. FedEx Toyota
13 Casey Mears Bakersfield, Calif. GEICO Toyota
14 Tony Stewart Rushville, Ind. Mobil 1 Chevrolet
16 Greg Biffle Vancouver, Wash. Post-It Ford
17 Matt Kenseth Cambridge, Wisc. Crown Royal Ford
18 Kyle Busch Las Vegas, Nev. Snickers Toyota
20 Joey Logano Middletown, Conn. Home Depot Toyota
21 Trevor Bayne Knoxville, Tenn. Motorcraft Ford
22 Kurt Busch Las Vegas, Nev. Shell Pennzoil Dodge
24 Jeff Gordon Vallejo, Calif. DuPont Chevrolet
27 Paul Menard Eau Claire, Wisc. Menards Chevrolet
29 Kevin Harvick Bakersfield, Calif. Budweiser Chevrolet
31 Jeff Burton South Boston, Va. Caterpillar Chevrolet
32 Terry Labonte Corpus Christi, Texas TBA Ford
33 Clint Bowyer Emporia, Kan. Wheaties Fuel Chevrolet
34 David Gilliland Riverside, Calif. Taco Bell Ford
36 Dave Blaney Hartford, Ohio TBA Chevrolet
37 Tony Raines South Bend, Ind. TBA Ford
38 Travis Kvapil Janesville, Wisc. Long John Silver’s Ford
39 Ryan Newman South Bend, Ind. Haas Automation Chevrolet
42 Juan Pablo Montoya Bogota, Colombia Clorox Chevrolet
43 A.J. Allmendinger Los Gatos, Calif. Best Buy Ford
46 J.J. Yeley Phoenix, Ariz. Red Line Chevrolet
47 Bobby Labonte Corpus Christi, Texas Kingsford Toyota
48 Jimmie Johnson El Cajon, Calif. Kobalt Tools Chevrolet
56 Martin Truex Jr. Mayetta, N.J. NAPA Toyota
60 Landon Cassill Cedar Rapids, Iowa Big Red Toyota
66 Michael McDowell Phoenix, Ariz. HP Racing Toyota
71 Andy Lally Dacula, Ga. Eco-Fuel Saver Chevrolet
78 Regan Smith Cato, N.Y. Furniture Row Chevrolet
83 Brian Vickers Thomasville, N.C. Red Bull Toyota
87 Joe Nemechek Lakeland, Fla. NEMCO Toyota
88 Dale Earnhardt Jr. Kannapolis, N.C. National Guard/Amp Chevrolet
92 Brian Keselowski Rochester Hills, Mich. K-Automotive Dodge
99 Carl Edwards Columbia, Mo. Scott’s/Kellogg’s Ford