Alex Bowman won the pole for the 60th running of the Daytona 500 in his first official start as the full-time driver of the No. 88 Chevrolet for Hendrick Motorsports.
Five Monster Energy Series drivers and three NASCAR Next prospects are entered in Saturday’s NASCAR K&N Pro Series West event at Sonoma Raceway. RELATED: Entry List | Sonoma Schedule A total of 31 cars are on the preliminary entry list, revealed Monday ahead of the Carneros 250. Two drivers are still to be announced. The NASCAR premier-series regulars participating are: Erik Jones, in the No. 20 Toyota owned by David Gilliland Alex Bowman, in the No. 24 Chevrolet from the Bill McAnally Racing stables William Byron, in the No. 27 Chevy owned by Jerry Pitts Aric Almirola, in a No. 41 Ford with Tony Stewart listed as the car owner of record Daniel Suarez, in the No. 54 Toyota also owned by David Gilliland Those five should benefit from extra track time ahead of Sunday’s Toyota/Save Mart 350 (3 p.m. ET, FS1, PRN, SiriusXM). Three drivers in the current NASCAR Next class will also suit up for the sixth K&N West race of the season. Among those is Will Rodgers, who won the pole for the So..