Fifteen drivers currently are eligible for the Monster Energy All-Star Race: Chris Buescher, Kurt Busch, Kyle Busch, Dale Earnhardt Jr., Denny Hamlin, Kevin Harvick, Jimmie Johnson, Kasey Kahne, Matt Kenseth, Brad Keselowski, Kyle Larson, Joey Logano, Jamie McMurray, Ryan Newman and Martin Truex Jr.
Drivers who have won a points event in either 2016 or 2017 are eligible, as are drivers who have won a previous Monster Energy All-Star Race and compete full time. Drivers who have won a Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series championship and compete full time also are eligible for the event.
Three drivers will join the field by winning one of three stages in the Monster Energy Open (held prior to the Monster Energy All-Star Race) and one driver will also be added to the field by winning the Fan Vote.
|Driver||Car/Team||Most recent eligibility|
|Chris Buescher||No. 37 Chevrolet/JTG Daugherty Racing||Race winner in 2016|
|Kurt Busch||No. 41 Ford/Stewart-Haas Racing||Race winner in 2017|
|Kyle Busch||No. 18 Toyota/Joe Gibbs Racing||Race winner in 2016|
|Dale Earnhardt Jr.||No. 88 Chevrolet/Hendrick Motorsports||Past All-Star Race winner|
|Denny Hamlin||No. 11 Toyota/Joe Gibbs Racing||Race winner in 2016|
|Kevin Harvick||No. 4 Ford/Stewart-Haas Racing||Race winner in 2016|
|Jimmie Johnson||No. 48 Chevrolet/Hendrick Motorsports||Race winner in 2017|
|Kasey Kahne||No. 5 Chevrolet/Hendrick Motorsports||Past All-Star Race winner|
|Matt Kenseth||No. 20 Toyota/Joe Gibbs Racing||Race winner in 2016|
|Brad Keselowski||No. 2 Ford/Team Penske||Race winner in 2017|
|Kyle Larson||No. 42 Chevrolet/Chip Ganassi Racing||Race winner in 2017|
|Joey Logano||No. 22 Ford/Team Penske||Race winner in 2016|
|Jamie McMurray||No. 1 Chevrolet/Chip Ganassi Racing||Past All-Star Race winner|
|Ryan Newman||No. 31 Chevrolet/Richard Childress Racing||Race winner in 2017|
|Martin Truex Jr.||No. 78 Toyota/Furniture Row Racing||Race winner in 2017|
Programming info for the Monster Energy All-Star Race
When: Saturday, May 20, events start at 6 p.m. ET with the Monster Energy Open followed by the Monster Energy All-Star Race
Where: Charlotte Motor Speedway
Radio: MRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio