Truex and Hamlin Win (While NASCAR Is Changing Before Our Eyes)

Views: 13 With weekday races nearly at end, this week we saw Martin Truex, Jr. win at Bristol and Denny Hamlin winning at Homestead. This was the first win of the season for Truex and Hamlin has now notched three wins to lead all drivers.

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Notable Quotables Featuring Cup Series Drivers About Atlanta

Views: 16 We’ve collected some quotables from NASCAR Cup Series drivers concerning this weekend’s racing at Atlanta Motor Speedway…

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Notable Quotables from Xfinity & Gander Outdoors Drivers About Atlanta

Views: 14 We’ve collected a series of quotes from various Xfinity and Gander Outdoors Truck Series drivers concerning the upcoming race at Atlanta…

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REESE/Draw-Tite Ford Finish 31st at Bristol

Views: 19 Matt DiBenedetto and the No. 21 REESE/Draw-Tite Ford team had some early success in Sunday’s Food City Presents the Supermarket Heroes 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway but were collected in a mid-race multi-car incident and wound up with a 31st-place finish. DiBenedetto started ninth after the line-up for the top 12 starting spots was set by a draw among the top 12 teams in car owner points. He struggled with a loose handling condition in the opening laps but took the lead by staying on the track when…

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Suárez Scores Solid Top-20 at Bristol

Views: 15 It’s Good To Be Genuine Toyota Survives Eventful Race with 18th-Place Run Date: May 31, 2020 Event: Supermarket Heroes 500 Series: NASCAR Cup Series Location: Bristol (Tenn.) Motor Speedway (.533-mile oval) Format: 500 laps, broken into three stages (125 laps/125 laps/250 laps) Start/Finish: 37th / 18th (Running, completed 500 of 500 laps) Point Standing: 31st with 91 points, 279 out of first   Race Winner: Brad Keselowski of Team Penske (Ford) Stage 1 Winner: Chase Elliott of Hendrick Motorsports (Chevrolet) Stage 2 Winner: Chase Elliott of Hendrick Motorsports (Chevrolet)   Stage 1 Recap (Laps 1-125): ● Started 37th, finished…

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Custer Finishes 35th at Bristol

Views: 9 Accident Ends Rookie’s Day Prematurely     Date: May 31, 2020 Event: Food City presents the Supermarket Heroes 500 (Round 9 of 36) Series: NASCAR Cup Series Location: Bristol (Tenn.) Motor Speedway (.533-mile oval) Format: 500 laps, broken into three stages (125 laps/125 laps/250 laps) Start/Finish: 22nd/35th (Accident, completed 228 of 500 laps) Point Standing: 24th with 140 points, 230 out of first Race Winner:      Brad Keselowski of Team Penske (Ford) Stage 1 Winner:  Chase Elliott of Hendrick Motorsport (Chevrolet) Stage 2 Winner:  Chase Elliott of Hendrick Motorsport (Chevrolet)   Stage 1 Recap (Laps 1-125):     …

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Almirola Finishes 29th at Bristol

Views: 7 Smithfield Ford Driver Races as High as Second; Involved in Lap-464 Accident   Date: May 31, 2020 Event: Food City presents the Supermarket Heroes 500 (Round 9 of 36) Series: NASCAR Cup Series Location: Bristol (Tenn.) Motor Speedway (.533-mile oval) Format: 500 laps, broken into three stages (125 laps/125 laps/250 laps) Start/Finish: 2nd/29th (Accident, completed 470 of 500 laps) Point Standing: 11th (240 points, 130 out of first)   Race Winner: Brad Keselowski of Team Penske (Ford) Stage 1 Winner: Chase Elliott of Hendrick Motorsports (Chevrolet) Stage 2 Winner: Chase Elliott of Hendrick Motorsports (Chevrolet)   Stage 1 Recap…

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Harvick Rallies to Finish 11th at Bristol

Views: 7 Hunt Brothers Pizza Ford Mustang Driver Remains First in NASCAR Cup Points Date: May 31, 2020 Event: Food City presents the Supermarket Heroes 500 (Round 9 of 36) Series: NASCAR Cup Series Location: Bristol (Tenn.) Motor Speedway (.533-mile oval) Format: 500 laps, broken into three stages (125 laps/125 laps/250 laps) Start/Finish: 8th/11th (Running, completed 500 of 500 laps) Point Standing: 1st (370 points, 24 ahead of Joey Logano)   Race Winner: Brad Keselowski of Team Penske (Ford) Stage 1 Winner: Chase Elliott of Hendrick Motorsports (Chevrolet) Stage 2 Winner: Chase Elliott of Hendrick Motorsports (Chevrolet)   Stage 1…

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Buescher Finishes 23rd at Bristol

Views: 7 BRISTOL, Tenn. (May 31, 2020) — After a promising start and another stage point collected with a 10th–place finish in the second stage of Sunday’s 500-lap race at Bristol Motor Speedway, Chris Buescher and the No. 17 SUNNYD team’s bid at a strong finish came to a halt when the No. 17 Ford contacted the wall and cut a tire midway through the event, ultimately resulting in a 23rd- place finish.    Buescher rolled off the grid at the .533-mile oval in 19th battling a tight handling condition. The No. 17 team made their first trip down pit road with the competition caution at lap 20 for four tires, fuel and a…

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FedEx Racing Express Facts – Bristol

Views: 9 Race Info: Race: Supermarket Heroes 500 Date/Time: Sunday, May 31/3:30 p.m. ET Distance: 500 laps/266 miles Track Length: 0.533 miles Track Shape: Oval 2019 Winner: Kyle Busch   Charlotte Recap: Denny Hamlin finished second in Thursday night’s NASCAR Cup Series race at Charlotte Motor Speedway in the #11 FedEx #SupportSmall Toyota, in the 312-mile event won by Chase Elliott. Hamlin was fifth with less than 30 laps to go, but moved toward the front in the closing laps, crossing the finish line just one spot short of his third victory of the season. Hamlin started 29th…

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