Clash at the Coliseum 2023: Time, Track, TV, Live Stream, and Entry List

Following a long break of three months, NASCAR is finally returning for a new season. This year of NASCAR is scheduled to begin with the Clash at the Coliseum 2023 this Sunday in Los Angeles.


Clash at the Coliseum is officially titled “Busch Light Clash at The Coliseum.” It is an annual NASCAR event and part of the professional stock car race discipline’s Cup Series.

The upcoming NASCAR Clash at the Coliseum 2023 will be the 45th official iteration of the event since its inauguration in 1979. While the event was previously held at the Daytona track, it has been recently moved to the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in 2022.

NASCAR Clash at the Coliseum will be a pre-season exhibition event. In the main event, 27 cars will contest against each other over 150 laps. The 36 charter teams are ready to compete at the qualifying. Additionally, up to four open teams are also scheduled to participate in the qualifying.

Let’s have an in-depth look at the latest information on the schedule, live stream, and other details of the upcoming pre-season NASCAR exhibition event.

Clash at the Coliseum 2023 Schedule:

  • Date: Sunday, February 5, 2023
  • Time: 08:00 p.m. ET

The upcoming California-based pre-season NASCAR exhibition race event is scheduled for this Sunday, February 5, 2023. The main 150-lap race of the event is scheduled to start at 08:00 p.m. ET.


Where will the Race event be held?

  • Course: Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
  • Location: Los Angeles, California, USA

The Clash at the Coliseum 2023 race course at Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum or L.A. Coliseum will be the hosting course of the upcoming NASCAR Clash at the Coliseum 2023 event. The multi-purpose venue utilizes a permanent oval track of 0.25 mi (0.40 km) length to host NASCAR exhibition races. It is located in Los Angeles, California, USA.

How to watch the Clash at the Coliseum 2023 on TV?

  • Fox

Fox media is the official broadcast partner of Clash at the Coliseum 2023. The main race of Clash at the Coliseum, along with qualifying and heat races will be broadcast live on Fox Sports 1 in the United States based on the schedule below –

Date Race Time (ET) Channel
February 4, 2023 Practice 06:00 p.m. Fox Sports 1
Qualifying 08:30 p.m.
February 5, 2023 Heat Races 05:00 p.m.
Clash at the Coliseum 08:20 p.m.

How to live stream the event?

  • Fox Live
  • Fox Sports App
  • fuboTV

Fox holds both the tv and digital distribution rights to NASCAR 2023 season-opening exhibition race event. Therefore, fans will be able to watch the Clash at the Coliseum 2023 event online through Fox Live and the Fox Sports App which is available on both android and iOS. Additionally, fuboTV will also provide live distribution of the event in the USA. International viewers will however require a reliable VPN service such as NordVPN or ExpressVPN to bypass the geo-restriction of said streaming services to enjoy the event online.

Clash at the Coliseum 2023 Entry List:

The entry field of the upcoming Clash at the Coliseum race has been announced. According to this, 20 out of 27 sports will be occupied by the first five position holders of heat qualifiers. While the following 6 sports will be held by the first position holders of last-chance qualifiers. While the final spot will be for the non-qualifying driver who had the most points during NASCAR Cup 2022 season. The Clash at the Coliseum 2023 position chart is listed below –

Position Criterion
1 Heat 1 winner
2 Heat 2 winner
3 Heat 3 winner
4 Heat 4 winner
5 Heat 1 second place
6 Heat 2 second place
7 Heat 3 second place
8 Heat 4 second place
9 Heat 1 third place
10 Heat 2 third place
11 Heat 3 third place
12 Heat 4 third place
13 Heat 1 fourth place
14 Heat 2 fourth place
15 Heat 3 fourth place
16 Heat 4 fourth place
17 Heat 1 fifth place
18 Heat 2 fifth place
19 Heat 3 fifth place
20 Heat 4 fifth place
21 LCQ 1 winner
22 LCQ 2 winner
23 LCQ 1 second place
24 LCQ 2 second place
25 LCQ 1 third place
26 LCQ 2 third place
27 2022 points provisional

Following the completion of qualifying day, the entry list of today’s heat qualifying competition was also announced. They are listed below –

Heat 1

Car No. Driver Team
31 Justin Haley Kaulig Racing
10 Aric Almirola Stewart-Haas Racing
48 Alex Bowman Hendrick Motorsports
21 Harrison Burton Wood Brothers Racing
22 Joey Logano Team Penske
42 Noah Gragson Legacy Motor Club
34 Michael McDowell Front Row Motorsports
17 Chris Buescher RFK Racing
77 Ty Dillon Spire Motorsports

Heat 2

Car No. Driver Team
8 Kyle Busch Richard Childress Racing
3 Austin Dillon Richard Childress Racing
5 Kyle Larson Hendrick Motorsports
4 Kevin Harvick Stewart-Haas Racing
47 Ricky Stenhouse Jr. JTG Daugherty Racing
19 Martin Truex Jr. Joe Gibbs Racing
2 Austin Cindric Team Penske
9 Chase Elliott Hendrick Motorsports
78 B.J. McLeod Live Fast Motorsports

Heat 3

Car No. Driver Team
20 Christopher Bell Joe Gibbs Racing
11 Denny Hamlin Joe Gibbs Racing
99 Daniel Suarez Trackhouse Racing
14 Chase Briscoe Stewart-Haas Racing
45 Tyler Reddick 23XI Racing
6 Brad Keselowski RFK Racing
38 Todd Gilliland Front Row Motorsports
15 J.J. Yeley Rick Ware Racing
12 Ryan Blaney Team Penske

Heat 4

Car No. Driver Team
24 William Byron Hendrick Motorsports
16 AJ Allmendinger Kaulig Racing
1 Ross Chastain Trackhouse Racing
23 Bubba Wallace 23XI Racing
43 Erik Jones Legacy Motor Club
41 Ryan Preece Stewart-Haas Racing
7 Corey LaJoie Spire Motorsports
51 Cody Ware Rick Ware Racing
54 Ty Gibbs Joe Gibbs Racing


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