The preliminary entry list for the Stater Bros. 300 NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Auto Club Speedway shows 49 cars, including 11 for Sprint Cup drivers.
Daytona winner Tony Stewart is not entered at California, nor is JR Motorsports driver Dale Earnhardt Jr. JRM's Kelly Bires will get his first chance to drive the team's No. 88 Chevrolet this weekend.
Bires will team with Danica Patrick at JRM, as Patrick is again entered in the No. 7 Chevrolet.
Among the entries are former Raybestos Rookie of the Year Danny O'Quinn in an Eddie D'hondt-owned Chevrolet and Stephen Leicht in an MSRP Motorsports Chevrolet.
See the full entry list here.