Budweiser Shootout preliminary entries

A total of 24 of the eligible drivers are on the preliminary entry list for Saturday’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Budweiser Shootout.

The drivers scheduled to compete in the race are:

Jamie McMurray (No. 1 Earnhardt Ganassi Racing Chevrolet)

Kasey Kahne (No. 4 Red Bull Racing Toyota)

Mark Martin (No. 5 Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet)

Denny Hamlin (No. 11 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota)

Tony Stewart (No. 14 Stewart-Haas Racing Chevrolet)

Michael Waltrip (No. 15 Michael Waltrip Racing Toyota)

Greg Biffle (No. 16 Roush Fenway Racing Ford)

Matt Kenseth (No. 17 Roush Fenway Racing Ford)

Kyle Busch (No. 18 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota)

Joey Logano (No. 20 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota)

Kurt Busch (No. 22 Penske Racing Dodge)

Jeff Gordon (No. 24 Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet)

Kevin Harvick (No. 29 Richard Childress Racing Chevrolet)

Jeff Burton (No. 31 Richard Childress Racing Chevrolet)

Clint Bowyer (No. 33 Richard Childress Racing Chevrolet)

Ryan Newman (No. 39 Stewart-Haas Racing Chevrolet)

Juan Pablo Montoya (No. 42 Earnhardt Ganassi Racing Chevrolet)

Bobby Labonte (No. 47 JTG Daugherty Racing Toyota),

Jimmie Johnson (No. 48 Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet)

Derrike Cope (No. 64 Gunselman Motorsports Toyota)

Regan Smith (No. 78 Furniture Row Racing Chevrolet)

Dale Earnhardt Jr. (No. 88 Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet)

Kevin Conway (No. 97 NEMCO Motorsports Toyota)

Carl Edwards (No. 99 Roush Fenway Racing Ford).

Budweiser Shootout practice begins Friday with a pair of sessions starting at 5:45 p.m. ET at Daytona International Speedway. The starting lineup is set by draw later that evening. The race is scheduled for 8:10 p.m. ET and will be broadcast live on FOX.