TULSA, Okla. – Sammy Swindell, the all-time leading winner in Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals history with five victories, headlines the entry list for Wednesday’s Hard Rock Casino Qualifying Night at Tulsa Expo Raceway.
Swindell, whose five Chili Bowl wins have come for five different car owners, will look to add a record-extending sixth triumph to his resume in the No. 1 John Christner Trucking Spike/Stanton SR-11 entry.
Two-time Chili Bowl winner Rico Abreu returns to Tulsa in search of his third Golden Driller with Keith Kunz/Curb-Agajanian Motorsports, driving his familiar No. 97 Bullet/Toyota. He’ll be joined by teammate Holley Hollan, who takes over the No. 67K from Holly Shelton this year.
Former USAC sprint car and Silver Crown champion Chris Windom leads the charge for Clauson-Marshall Racing on Wednesday in the No. 17, joined by teammate Cole Bodine, who is racing in this year’s Chili Bowl thanks to the Tony Elliott Foundation Chili Bowl Scholarship.
Two NASCAR stars will be a part of the proceedings on Wednesday, with J.J. Yeley taking the wheel of the No. 2J Bullet/Toyota machine and Landon Cassill attempting his Chili Bowl debut in the No. 21X Rockwell Security entry for Casey and Brooke Shuman.
Also represented in Wednesday’s field will be the IndyCar Series, with Conor Daly continuing his recent adventures on the dirt by making his first Chili Bowl appearance in the No. 22C for Jody Rosenboom.
Other notable names in Wednesday’s 73-car entry pool include 2006 Chili Bowl winner Tim McCreadie, United Kingdom native Tom Harris, 2006 Turkey Night Grand Prix winner Billy Wease, World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series regulars Shane Stewart and David Gravel and three-time Rumble in Fort Wayne midget winner Justin Peck.
The top-two finishers from the 25-lap preliminary A-main will be locked into the finale and will also participate in the pole shuffle that will set the first five rows of the starting grid.
Hard Rock Casino Night Entry List – Jan. 16, 2019
Car Number – Driver – Hometown
#0B – Billy Vaninwegen Jr. (R) – Sparrow Bush, N.Y.
#00S – Randy Sterling (R) – Morrisdale, Pa.
#1 – Sammy Swindell – Germantown, Tenn.
#1L – Landon Simon – Indianapolis, Ind.
#2J – J.J. Yeley – Charlotte, N.C.
#2ND – Jeb Sessums – Burleson, Texas
#2X – Joe Stornetta Jr. – Napa, Calif.
#3F – Geoff Ensign – Sebastopol, Calif.
#3JR – Jarrett Soares (R) – Gilroy, Calif.
#3W – Brandon Waelti – Sun Prairie, Wis.
#4D – Robert Dalby – Anaheim, Calif.
#4M – J.J. Ercse – Lakewood, Calif.
#5G – Grady Chandler – Edmond, Okla.
#5T – Presley Truedson – Kennedy, Minn.
#7HM – Heath Murry (R) – Tonganoxie, Kan.
#7J – Shawn Jackson – Bear, Del.
#08 – Cannon McIntosh (R) – Bixby, Okla.
#8K – Robert Spino – Wallingford, Conn.
#9 – Tim McCreadie – Watertown, N.Y.
#9F – Frankie Guerrini – San Rafael, Calif.
#9P – Tom Harris – Banbury, United Kingdom
#9T – Tyler Shoemaker – Bloomington, Ind.
#11C – Chett Gehrke – Shepherdsville, Ky.
#12 – Billy Wease – Noblesville, Ind.
#13M – Dennis Gile (R) – Glendale, Ariz.
#14E – Jake Neal – Omaha, Neb.
#14S – Clinton Boyles – Greenwood, Mo.
#15M – Jason McDougal – Broken Arrow, Okla.
#16 – Joey Parker (R) – Plainfield, Ind.
#16C – David Camfield III – Decatur, Ill.
#16K – Tristan Guardino – Fremont, Calif.
#17 – Chris Windom – St. Louis, Mo.
#17K – Michael Koontz – Bloomington, Ind.
#19S – Matt Streeter – Galt, Calif.
#21X – Landon Cassill (R) – Charlotte, N.C.
#22C – Conor Daly (R) – Indianapolis, Ind.
#22E – Shane Stewart – Bixby, Okla.
#22X – Steven Shebester – Mustang, Okla.
#23P – Patrick Lawson – Edwardsville, Ill.
#28 – Kory Schudy – Springfield, Mo.
#29A – Davey Ray – Indianapolis, Ind.
#31 – Travis Berryhill – American Canyon, Calif.
#35X – Tyler Robbins – Collinsville, Ill.
#37M – Matt Mitchell – Yorba Linda, Calif.
#43 – Justin Peck – Monrovia, Ind.
#44S – Brian Beebe (R) – Oak Grove, Mo.
#45H – Anthony Pope (R) – Roseburg, Ore.
#47 – Alex Bright – Collegeville, Pa.
#49J – Jim Gardner (R) – Anaheim, Calif.
#50 – Daniel Adler – St. Louis, Mo.
#51A – Zachary Madrid – Tucson, Ariz.
#51G – Garet Williamson (R) – Columbia, Mo.
#52 – Blake Hahn – Sapulpa, Okla.
#52K – Josh Dyson (R) – Chicago, Ill.
#54W – Matt Westfall – Pleasant Hill, Ohio
#57BC – Cole Bodine – Rossville, Ind.
#57D – Daniel Robinson – Ewing, Ill.
#67K – Holley Hollan – Tulsa, Okla.
#67R – Ryan Smith – Kunkletown, Pa.
#68W – Jake Swanson – Anaheim, Calif.
#73K – Tyler Edwards – Salina, Okla.
#75X – Mike Griffiths – Melbourne, Australia
#76G – David Gravel – Watertown, Conn.
#77J – John Klabonde – Fort Calhoun, Neb.
#78 – Rob Caho (R) – Mound, Minn.
#87 – Colby Copeland – Roseville, Calif.
#87F – Johnny Kent – Kiefer, Okla.
#91 – Jeff Stasa – Kingman, Kan.
#91T – Tyler Thomas – Collinsville, Okla.
#92 – Aaron Reutzel – Clute, Texas
#96 – Cody Brewer – Choctaw, Okla.
#97 – Rico Abreu – Rutherford, Calif.
#926 – Morgan Frewaldt – Kansas City, Kan.
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