Todd Gilliland and No. 38 Ford Team – The Clash at The Coliseum Competition Notes

Making their on-track debut, genera8tor Skills ( is ready to carry Todd Gilliland to the sunny skies and bright lights of Los Angeles, California.

Interstate Batteries Announces Expanded Presence With Longtime Partner Joe Gibbs Racing

HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. (Feb. 1, 2023) – Interstate Batteries, one of the most tenured team sponsors in NASCAR history, begins its 32nd season as the founding sponsor of Joe Gibbs Racing (JGR) with an expanded presence that will feature the brand’s iconic green livery across all four of JGR’s NASCAR Cup Series entries.

CHASE BRISCOE – Busch Light Clash at The Coliseum

The 2023 NASCAR Cup Series season begins on the West Coast for the second year in a row with the non-points Busch Light Clash at The Coliseum. Last year’s race on the purpose-built, quarter-mile, asphalt oval inside the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum was the debut of the new NextGen car, the seventh variation of the NASCAR stock car first introduced in 1949.

Michael McDowell and No. 34 Ford Team The Clash at The Coliseum Competition Notes will support Michael McDowell during his kickoff to the 2023 NASCAR Cup Series race season this weekend. It’s the eighth consecutive season that the Atlanta, Georgia-based asset recovery business has supported Front Row Motorsports (FRM).

ARIC ALMIROLA – Busch Light Clash at The Coliseum

NASCAR returns to the track this weekend to unofficially kick off the 2023 season with the second running of the Busch Light Clash at the iconic Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. The weekend’s 150-lap Feature race will showcase 27 world-class drivers battling on a temporary, quarter-mile, paved oval, built on top of the playing field that is home to the University of Southern California Trojans football team.

Martin Truex Jr. – Busch Light Clash at The Coliseum

Entering his fifth season under the JGR banner, Martin Truex Jr. has become quite the short-track ace during his first four seasons with JGR’s No. 19 team. Prior to his time with JGR, Truex had never won on a short track. However, since joining JGR, he’s brought home six of his 12 total victories on short tracks, which includes with three wins each on the Virginia shorts track at Richmond Raceway and Martinsville Speedway.

Ryan Preece’s Busch Clash Preview

Perseverance has paid off for Ryan Preece. SHR promoted the 32-year-old racer from Berlin, Connecticut, from his reserve driver role with the organization to the NASCAR Cup Series in 2023 where he will drive the team’s No. 41 Ford Mustang. Preece had spent 2022 performing simulator work while running a mix of races across each of NASCAR’s top-three national touring series – Cup, Xfinity and Truck – a schedule punctuated by a Truck Series win from the pole June 24 at Nashville (Tenn.) Superspeedway, his second straight at the 1.333-mile…

Racing on TV Listings for February 7-13

Here’s where to find racing on TV and the major streaming services this week. Ok, we know it’s Super Bowl week, but there’s still plenty of chances to catch the Clash at the Coliseum in reruns.