Also in this week’s Racing Notes, Nick Saban added fuel to the fire concerning rumors about the next Battle at Bristol football game involving Alabama and NASCAR drivers are bracing to take on the Charlotte roval.
On Saturday night, Bristol delivered the best Cup race in recent memory from start to finish. But the track could make one change that would make the racing even better.
The Street Outlaws are in action at Bristol Dragway on Tuesday. Gates open at 11 a.m. and the first on-track action is scheduled for about 1:30 p.m.
Speedway Motorsports’ bottom line has been clouded by rain. The Concord, N.C.-based investor owned parent company of Bristol Motor Speedway decided to do something about it in advance of BMS’ August night race by offering race fans a “weather guarantee.”
The Bass Pro Shops NRA Night Race at Bristol Motor Speedway lived up to its reputation as the most exciting race and racetrack on the NASCAR circuit.
“Meeting kids like Wyatt at the Shriners Hospital, it gives you a fresh perspective on life and you appreciate all the things that God has given us.”
Overshadowed most of the night by his younger brother, Kurt Busch grabbed the spotlight and won Saturday’s Bass Pro Shops NRA Night Race at Bristol Motor Speedway.
All events at Bristol Motor Speedway on Saturday, including the Bass Pro Shops NRA Night Race, are moved up an hour in the schedule because of the weather forecast.
Kyle won at Bristol again. But this time it was not Bristol Motor Speedway dominator Kyle Busch. Instead, Kyle Larson took his first career win at what he said is his favorite track.
Kyle Larson’s lap of 127.792 mph was a split-second faster than Chase Elliott’s on Friday during qualifying for the Bass Pro Shops NRA Night Race at Bristol Motor Speedway.
Defending race champion Kyle Busch and Chase Elliott highlight the field for Friday night’s NASCAR Xfinity Series Food City 300 at Bristol Motor Speedway.
Johnny Sauter doubled up in Thursday night in the Camping World Truck Series race at Bristol Motor Speedway.
In February, Alex Bowman’s Hendrick Motorsports team and the LLumar brand of window film, produced by Eastman, reached a three-year sponsorship agreement.
Wade Day won 48 Late Model Stock races over a four-year span from 1999-2002, but the former driver has found even more success as a coach, with three of his former students now competing at the NASCAR Monster Energy Cup Series level.
Jimmie Johnson can take some solace that he's in good company. The seven-time NASCAR champion is mired in the worst slump of his racing career, with 46 races since his last win at Dover in June 2017.