ARCA Winners Line NASCAR Entry Lists at Bristol
(BRISTOL, Tenn. - March 16, 2012) - Over 68 percent of the NASCAR Sprint Cup and Nationwide Series entrants this weekend at Bristol Motor Speedway are drivers with ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards experience.

Thirty of 46 drivers entered for Sunday's Sprint Cup Series race have ARCA experience; the group includes 13 ARCA winners. Likewise, 13 ARCA winners are among the 33 past ARCA participants among 46 on Saturday's Nationwide Series entry list.

Notable names on the Sprint Cup entry list are: Timmy Hill, who raced in the ARCA Racing Series in 2010 and made his Sprint Cup debut last week at Las Vegas Motor Speedway; Ken Schrader, a current car owner for ARCA veteran Tom Hessert and a 15-time ARCA winner himself; and NASCAR stars Kyle Busch, Tony Stewart, and Mark Martin, among others.

Past ARCA drivers Austin Dillon and Ricky Stenhouse Jr. (pictured) currently stand second and third in Nationwide Series points, and both will race Saturday. 2008 ARCA champion Justin Allgaier and fellow title contender Scott Speed will also race.

The full lists of ARCA drivers entered at Bristol are below.

NASCAR Entries at Bristol

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series

Drivers with ARCA Experience

ARCA Winners

Aric Almirola

 

Brad Keselowski

 

Brendan Gaughan

 

Casey Mears

x

Clint Bowyer

 

Dave Blaney

 

David Ragan

x

David Reutimann

 

David Stremme

x

Denny Hamlin

 

J.J. Yeley

 

Joey Logano

x

Josh Wise

 

Juan Montoya

 

Kasey Kahne

 

Ken Schrader 

x

Kevin Harvick

 

Kyle Busch

x

Landon Cassill

 

Mark Martin

x

Michael McDowell

x

Paul Menard

x

Regan Smith

 

Robby Gordon

 

Ryan Newman

x

Scott Riggs

x

Stacy Compton

 

Timmy Hill

 

Tony Stewart

x

Travis Kvapil

x

 

 

NASCAR Nationwide Series

Drivers with ARCA Experience

ARCA Winners

Austin Dillon

 

Benny Gordon

 

Blake Koch

 

Brad Keselowski

 

Brian Scott

 

Chase Miller

x

Danica Patrick

 

Eric McClure

 

Erik Darnell

x

J.J. Yeley

 

James Buescher

x

Jason Bowles

 

Jeff Green

 

Jeremy Clements

x

Joey Gase

 

Joey Logano

x

Johanna Long

 

Josh Wise

 

Justin Allgaier

x

Kasey Kahne

 

Kyle Busch

x

Michael Annett

x

Mike Bliss

 

Mike Harmon

 

Mike Wallace

x

Reed Sorenson

x

Ricky Stenhouse Jr.

x

Sam Hornish Jr.

 

Scott Speed

x

T.J. Bell

 

Tayler Malsam

 

Timmy Hill

 

Tony Stewart

x

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