It's Kyle Busch vs. Everybody Else: The NAPA Auto Parts 200 Preview

The Nationwide Series turns right and left again this week as they head to Montreal. Austin Dillon loops his No. 3 Chevrolet in the esses during the NASCAR Nationwide Series' Zippo 200 at Watkins Glen (N.Y.) International.Credit: By John Harrelson, Getty Images for NASCAR via

This week we head to beautiful Montreal, Quebec, Canada. We also head there with only one Sprint Cup Driver joining us! Kyle Busch.

When you have 42 drivers against one your chances are pretty good this week that we will not see a Sprint Cup regular win. Busch is good, but he is facing some of the best road course drivers around.

Jacques Villeneuve, Andrew Ranger, Ron Fellows, Alex Tagliani, and Patrick Carpentier are probably your best bet to win, but Cole Whitt, Brendan Gaughan, Elliott Sadler and Ricky Stenhouse could reach up and grab this one.

Let's not forget about Sam Hornish Jr. either. His run last week should put him squarely in the favorite to win category.

Entry List and More after the jump!

Entry Car# Driver Sponsor Manu Owner
1 01 Mike Wallace TBA 12 Chevy JD Motorsports
2 2 Elliott Sadler One Main Financial 12 Chevy Richard Childress
3 3 Austin Dillon ADVOCARE 12 Chevy Richard Childress
4 4 Daryl Harr TBA 12 Chevy JD Motorsports
5 5 Ron Fellows Canadian Tire 12 Chevy JR Motorsports
6 6 Ricky Stenhouse Jr Ford EcoBoost 12 Ford Roush Fenway Racing
7 7 Danica Patrick 12 Chevy JR Motorsports
8 08 Louis-Philippe Dumoulin Randy Hill Racing 12 Ford Randy Hill
9 10 Jeff Green [PC1] TBD 12 Toyota TriStar Motorsports
10 11 Brian Scott Dollar General 12 Toyota Joe Gibbs
11 12 Sam Hornish Jr Alliance Truck Parts 12 Dodge Roger Penske
12 14 Eric McClure Hefty/Reynolds Wrap 12 Toyota TriStar Motorsports
13 15 Chris Cook RWR 12 Chevy Rick Ware
14 18 Michael McDowell(i) Fed Ex 12 Toyota Joe Gibbs
15 19 Tayler Malsam G-Oil / Noah's Light 12 Toyota TriStar Motorsports
16 22 Jacques Villeneuve Discount Tire 12 Dodge Roger Penske
17 23 Dexter Stacey N. TX Pipe 12 Chevy R3 Motorsports
18 24 Derek White Boutique fashion broker 12 Toyota SC2 Motorsports
19 26 John Young Eklekt Technologies Group 12 Dodge John Young
20 27 Andrew Ranger Dodge 12 Ford Steve Meehan
21 30 Alex Tagliani Oasis/Sennheider 12 Chevy Turner Motorsports
22 31 Justin Allgaier Brandt 12 Chevy Turner Motorsports
23 33 Brendan Gaughan(i) South Point 12 Chevy Richard Childress
24 38 Brad Sweet Great Clips 12 Chevy Turner Motorsports
25 39 TBA TBA 12 Chevy Go Green Racing
26 40 Erik Darnell TBA 12 Chevy The Motorsports Group
27 41 Timmy Hill RWR 12 Ford Rick Ware
28 42 Blake Koch TBA 12 Chevy The Motorsports Group
29 43 Michael Annett Pilot Flying J 12 Ford Richard Petty Motorsport
30 44 Mike Bliss TBD 12 Toyota TriStar Motorsports
31 46 Chase Miller The Motorsports Group 12 Chevy The Motorsports Group
32 47 Matt Dibenedetto Curtis Key Plumbing 12 Chevy The Motorsports Group
33 51 Jeremy Clements Clements Automotive 10 Chevy Jeremy Clements
34 52 Ryan Ellis 12 Chevy Jimmy Means
35 53 Eric Curran TBA 12 Dodge Robert Torriere
36 54 Kyle Busch(i) Monster Energy 12 Toyota Kyle Busch
37 59 Kyle Kelley Jamison Eng. 12 Chevy Bob Kelley
38 60 Billy Johnson 12 Ford Roush Fenway Racing
39 70 Tony Raines(i) TBA 12 Chevy ML Motorsports
40 75 Kenny Habul SunEnergy 1 Racing, LLC 12 Toyota Kenny Habul
41 81 Jason Bowles American Majority 12 Toyota Macdonald
42 87 Alex Kennedy Global Barter Corporation 12 Toyota NEMCO
43 88 Cole Whitt 12 Chevy JR Motorsports
44 99 Patrick Carpentier Napa Auto Parts 12 Toyota RAB Racing

44 teams are entered this week, with the #20 not being one of them. One team will be cryin' in their poutine once qualifying is over! Just a few notes this week:

  • #7- Danica Patrick was out after just a few turns last week, so as long as she can avoid running in the back of a spinning race car, we should be able to see what Patrick can do in Canada.
  • #12- Sam Hornish was blocked by his own teammate which hurt his chances of catching Carl Edwards. Keselowski is not here this week, but Hornish should not expect Jacques Villeneuve to act like a teammate this week.
  • #18- Every week that McDowell is in the Nationwide Series I remark about how much of an opportunity he has, but McDriver has yet to prove anything. So this will be the last time I include him until he starts to show that he deserves to get these starts.

Make sure to either tune in or set your DVR for this Saturday! At 2pm eastern ESPN will air the live running of the NAPA Auto Parts 200! Enjoy!

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