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 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 –
|February 4, 2023||Practice||06:00 p.m.||Fox Sports 1|
|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
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 –
|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 –
|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|
|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|
|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|
|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|