The No. 17 Hendrick Motorsports entry driven by Alex Bowman at Watkins Glen (N.Y.) Int'l. (HHP/Chris Owens)

HMS To Run 10-Race Slate In Xfinity Series

Hendrick Motorsports is set to contest 10 races in the NASCAR Xfinity Series, with all 10 entries backed by 

Each of Hendrick Motorsports’ four NASCAR Cup Series drivers will compete, along with a special appearance from popular road racing veteran Boris Said at California’s Sonoma Raceway. 

Kicking off the schedule March 9 at Phoenix Raceway will be this year’s Daytona 500 winner William Byron, who will pair for four races with crew chief Brandon McSwain, lead engineer on the No. 24 Cup Series team. The remaining six races will be called by 2014 Xfinity Series champion crew chief Greg Ives, who has 15 NASCAR national series wins.

As part of the schedule, Cup Series driver Kyle Larson will compete at Circuit of the Americas (Texas) March 23 and at the Chicago Street Race on July 6.

Alex Bowman will pilot the Chevrolet at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. 

“The No. 17 is a big part of our story, and it would be special to see it win – and win often – during our 40th anniversary season,” said Rick Hendrick, owner of Hendrick Motorsports and chairman and CEO of Hendrick Automotive Group. “The sponsorship has been a big success for and our dealerships, and we’re pleased to add more races and take it to another level in 2024. It’s victory lane or bust.”

The No. 17 team made four Xfinity Series starts in 2022 and six in 2023. In 10 combined appearances, it has accumulated three pole positions, six top-five finishes and seven top-10s, including three second-place results.

Full Schedule

March 9, Phoenix Raceway (William Byron)

March 23, Circuit of The Americas (Kyle Larson)

May 11, Darlington Raceway (William Byron)

May 25, Charlotte Motor Speedway (Chase Elliott)

June 8, Sonoma Raceway (Boris Said)

June 22, New Hampshire Motor Speedway (Alex Bowman)

July 6, Chicago Street Course (Kyle Larson)

July 13, Pocono Raceway (William Byron)

Aug. 31, Darlington Raceway (Chase Elliott)

Sept. 14, Watkins Glen International (William Byron)