The wait is almost over for NASCAR fans. The engines roar to life Sunday with qualifying for the Daytona 500 at noon, followed by the Busch Clash at 3 p.m.
Volunteer Speedway has released details for its “Grinch 40” race as well as its schedule for 2020.
Kyle Busch ended the 2010s as the top driver in the NASCAR Cup Series, finishing with a series-best 40 wins and two championships.
Here’s a breakdown of the championship four contenders, explaining why each has a chance of winning the NASCAR championship
Johnson City rider Adam Britt earned a sweep of the Pro motos in the Hot Summer Nights Supercross Series finale at I-81 Motorsports Park in Greeneville.
Tyler Hopkins has collected plenty of hardware this season. The Wise rider has won 34 races and six championships over three motocross series.
Tim Byrd was flying high Saturday night at Volunteer Speedway after finishing third in the Crate Late Model feature to wrap up his fourth championship at the Bulls Gap dirt track.
The Tri-Cities area boasts quite a variety of racing action this weekend: semi-trucks powering around Bristol, dirt late models sliding around Bulls Gap’s red-clay oval and motorcycles flying through the air in Blountville.
Tim Byrd outran his old teammate for the win and pulled ahead of his biggest rival in the championship standings Saturday night at Volunteer Speedway.
Bristol Dragway hosts one of its biggest events this Friday through Sunday: the 39th annual Bristol Chevy Show featuring Thunder Valley Mayhem.
Also in the Racing Notes: Kingsport Speedway welcomes the Southeast Super Trucks Series on Saturday, and Mike Potter is zeroing in on the Super Cup Stock Car Series Southern Division title.
Crate Late Model racer Tim Maupin made quite the comeback Saturday night at Volunteer Speedway.
On a night tempers heated up behind him, Jonesborough’s Tim Byrd continued his summer hot streak by earning his fourth Crate Late Model win of the season at Volunteer Speedway.
After a couple of weeks on the winding road, Chad Finchum is glad to get back to Bristol Motor Speedway.
Jonesborough driver Tim Byrd has left his early-season struggles in the dust.