RWR Weekly Preview Oct. 8-10




NASCAR Cup Series

Event Name: Bank of America ROVAL 400

Track: Charlotte Motor Speedway Roval

Location: Concord, North Carolina

Track Length: 2.32 miles

Format: 109 laps/252.88 miles

Stages: 25, 50, 109

Date: Sunday, Oct. 10

Time: 2 p.m. ET

Tune In: NBC, PRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio


Team Notes:

● The No. 15 Rick Ware Racing entry will be piloted by Josh Bilicki. Bilicki has two starts

on the road course configuration at Charlotte Motor Speedway. The No. 15 will feature a

throwback Insurance King paint scheme as the 26-year-old driver makes his 32nd start of

the 2021 season.


● Cody Ware will drive the Nurtec ODT (rimegepant) No. 51 on Sunday. It will be his first

start on the Charlotte Roval. Ware has 27 starts this season in the NASCAR Cup Series.


● Making his NCS debut, Joey Hand will climb aboard the No. 52 boom! MOBILE

machine Sunday afternoon. Hand is a sports car veteran with a plethora of prestigious

wins to his name.


● In the No. 53, Garrett Smithley is set to make his 24th start of the season and second start

on the Charlotte Roval. Smithley’s car will sport the Kendall Motor Oil colors.


NASCAR Xfinity Series

Event Name: Drive for the Cure 250

Track: Charlotte Motor Speedway Roval

Location: Concord, North Carolina

Track Length: 2.32 miles

Format: 67 laps/155.44 miles

Stages: 20, 40, 67

Date: Saturday, Oct. 9

Time: 3 p.m. ET

Tune In: NBC, PRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio


● Joe Graf Jr. will make his 25th start of the 2021 NASCAR Xfinity Series season on

Saturday as he gets behind the wheel of the Arrowhead Brass No. 17. Graf has one start

on the Charlotte Roval which came in 2020. The New Jersey native finished 15th.


NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series

Event Name: Texas NHRA FallNationals

Track: Texas Motorplex

Location: Ennis, Texas

Track Length: 1/4 mile

Date: Friday, Oct. 8 - Sunday, Oct. 10

Tune In: Qualifying Show 1 – Friday, Oct. 8 – 10:30 p.m. ET – FS1

Qualifying Show 2 – Sunday, Oct. 10 – 3:30 p.m. ET – FS1

Finals – Sunday, Oct. 10 – 4:30 p.m. ET – FS1


● The NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series heads to the Lone Star State this

weekend for the FallNationals at Texas Motorplex. Clay Millican will once again power

the Parts Plus/Nurtec ODT (rimegepant) Top Fuel dragster at the 1/4-mile drag strip.

Millican sits ninth in the standings.



RWR Weekly Preview Oct. 8-10
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