Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series 2017 Bristol Race info page
POSTPONED to Monday, April 24, 2017. "scheduled" Green Flag: 1:13pm/et. Get complete race information here.
Bristol Race Information.
POSTPONED due to rain until Monday, April 24 at 1:00pm/et, TV=FOX
Persistent rain throughout the day on Sunday has forced the postponement of the race.
Race Coverage of the Food City 500 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at Bristol Motor Speedway is re-scheduled for Monday, April 24, 2017.
Television (TV): FOX at 1:00 pm/et; green flag approx. 1:13pm/et
Radio: Performance Racing Network (PRN) / Sirius XM Satellite NASCAR Radio 90
Stage 1 ends lap 125, stage 2 at lap 250. Race finish is lap 500
Competition caution scheduled for lap 60
TO THE BACK: #37-Buescher (backup car)
Qualifying, scheduled for Friday, was canceled due to rain.
#42-Larson, the points leader starts first followed by #24-Elliott, #78-Truex Jr., #2-Keselowski & #22-Logano
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Jayski: Weather Updates for Bristol
The main weather event is a storm system moving in over the region Saturday night into Sunday
Jayski: Bristol Pit Stall Selections & Pit Rules
Bristol Motor Speedway is the only track in the NASCAR Cup Series that utilizes two
Jayski: Many Bristol Stats - Who is HOT, who is NOT
Most Career Bristol Wins, Most Cup Series Wins by Team, Most Top-2 Finishes
Jayski: Statistical Advance - Analyzing The Food City 500
A look at some of the top statistical performers and top-10 driver ratings at Bristol Motor Speedway going into the Food City 500 on April 23, 2017.
NASCAR News and Notes - Bristol
Busch Bros At Bristol; Harvick Hopes For Second Straight Bristol Win; Logano Looks To Continue Bristol Success; and more
Jayski: Is the "old" Bristol experiencing a rebirth?
Bristol is different this spring, thanks to a wider denser strip of VHT TrackBite
Jayski: Goodyear next tire tests at Indy..then Kentucky
Johnson leads the list of drivers participating in the test scheduled at Indy
Jayski: Premium Motorsports picks up sponsors for Bristol
'Low T Center' will be the primary partner on Sorenson's #15 Chevy
Jayski: Harrison Burton celebrates first K&N Pro Series East win
Harrison Burton has been to NASCAR's Victory Lane before but when his dad, Jeff Burton, raced.
Jayski: Montoya would like to run Daytona 500 again, but only with right team
but only if it would be done with a proper team.
Jayski: Patricia Driscoll Used Charity Money in Legal Fight Against Kurt Busch
Kickin' the Tires reports FBI documents show Driscoll used charity money to pay attorney fees
NASCAR Article Links
See the latest PLETHORA of article / blog links from around the world of NASCAR....updated often
NASCAR Related Racing Birthdays
Happy Birthday [4/24]: Hermie Sadler, Paul Wolfe, Harrill Hamrick, Stephanie Hillin, Amanda Lorenzen
Jayski: Maaco partners with Axalta and Dale Jr. in All-Star Race
#88 Axalta/Maaco Chevy will be driven by Dale Earnhardt Jr. in the NASCAR All-Star race on Saturday, May 20
Clements punched in face by Chastain at Bristol
Jeremy Clements and Ross Chastain were involved in a confrontation during a red-flag period Saturday at Bristol that left Clements with a swollen eye.
Jayski: Jimmie Johnson's victory celebration comes with a price
Because of a malfunction with his fluid delivery system, Johnson was dehydrated by the end of his win at Texas
NASCAR Television Listings
Television listings for the NASCAR Monster Energy Cup Series, XFINITY Series, and Camping World Truck Series
Jayski: Changing track has made Bristol tougher on Kurt Busch
Kurt Busch is tied with his brother Kyle for most victories among active drivers at Bristol
Jayski: Johnson, Dale Jr., Gordon team up to help Sam Bass
NASCAR licensed artist Sam Bass needs a kidney and pancreas transplant.
Jayski: Fifth Annual NASCAR Race To Green Celebrates
Cup winner will have new place to celebrate at Bristol
Victory Lane will be moved to the frontstretch, closer to the fans
Jayski: Rusty Wallace Unveils New Richmond Wall Badge
Return of Red Racing Stripes & New Wall Badge Part of New Look at Richmond
Jayski: Motocross Athlete to attempt longest motorcycle jump at Talladega
Jayski: Watkins Glen President hopes to name an entitlement partner soon
Watkins Glen International President Michael Printup talks about NASCAR entitlement partner
Jayski: Erik Jones in the #77 Sport Clips Toyota at Bristol
Sport Clips will make their first appearance as the primary sponsor on the #77 Toyota of Erik Jones at Bristol
Jayski: Bass Pro Shops / National Wild Turkey Federation featured on McMurray's car
Bass Pro Shops announced a special National Wild Turkey Federation paint scheme for the #1 Chevy of Jamie McMurray at Bristol
Jayski: Charlotte Motor Speedway Reveals Plans For Innovative Turn 4 Sun Deck
The Turn 4 Sun Deck is the speedway's latest cutting-edge offering for fans attending events
Jayski: Rick Ware Racing picks up sponsor for Bristol & Richmond
Timmy Hill will pilot the #51 Symbol Mattress Chevy at Bristol and Richmond
Jayski: Kyle Busch to Support National Infertility Awareness Week with Special Helmet at Bristol
The helmet will feature the Kyle Busch Foundation's (KBF) Bundle of Joy Fund and photos of Busch's family, including his wife Samantha and son Brexton.
Jayski: Dale Jr. to run a patriotic Mountain Dew scheme at Kansas in May
Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s #88 Chevy will help kick the Mountain Dew season off on May 13 at Kansas Speedway with a brand new patriotic look.
Jayski: LFR supporting fan quest for free Wendy's chicken nuggets
Michael McDowell and Leavine Family Racing (LFR) are eager to get back to short track racing at Bristol
Jayski: Kenseth hopes to race full-time in 2018
Jayski: 'Daylight Racing Time' Returns to Charlotte on Oct. 8
The Bank of America 500 returns to its original afternoon starting time on Sunday, Oct. 8, in a move geared for on-track competition
CSX Trees for Tracks featured on #34 at Bristol
Cassill's yellow and blue #34 CSX "Play It Safe" Ford will have a splash of green added for Earth Day this weekend at Bristol
Circle K to sponsor Kenseth in six races
Joe Gibbs Racing welcomes Circle K as new primary sponsor
Jayski: Mobil 1 featured on Danica's #10 Ford at Bristol
The #10 Ford will sport the colors of Mobil 1 Annual Protection
Jayski: Ray Evernham, Founder of Program (IGNITE) Helping Young Adults in NC with Autism
"IGNITE teaches young adults with autism life skills such as cooking, exercise, and job skills.
Jayski: New Era to sponsor Austin Dillon at Bristol
New Era will serve as the primary sponsor on the #3 RCR Chevy
Jayski: Leavine Family Racing announces return of Camp 95
The camp is designed to give kids an exclusive behind the scenes look at different types of careers in NASCAR by giving them hands-on experience in different areas of the industry.
Crew chief Wolfe available at Bristol amid appeal
Paul Wolfe, Brad Keselowski's crew chief, is set to guide the team at Bristol this weekend as NASCAR has deferred his two-race suspension pending a final appeal.
Jayski: Penske loses appeal of Keselowski penalty
Final appeal will be held on April 25.
Jayski: Special Busch Bucks scheme for Harvick at All-Star race
One fan will have the opportunity to win a million bucks - matching the first-place prize taken home by the All-Star Race winner - but only if it's Harvick who takes the checkered flag.
Jayski: Stage racing's impact on the points standings
The points gaps between drivers are much larger compared to a year ago.
Jayski: New NASCAR policy allows for earlier race starts
Races could start one hour earlier than the listed start time in the event of a forecast of inclement weather.
Jayski: All-Star race format unveiled
The race will feature four stages (20 laps, 20 laps, 20 laps, 10 laps), totaling 70 laps, an ode to the 1992 edition of the same distance. The winner will be awarded $1 million.
Jayski: Goodyear Offers "Option" Tire at All-Star race
Goodyear will offer two different tire set-ups for this year's event - a "Prime" tire combination and one set of an "Option" tire combination,
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POSTPONED to Monday, April 24. Green flag approx: 1:13pm/et
39 drivers/teams are entered.
Cancelled due to rain, lineup set by owners points
To the back: #37-Buescher (backup car)
Two pit roads, one on frontstretch and one on backstretch
#18-Busch fastest 128.865mph
Fastest: #18-Busch 128.563mph
The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup heads to Bristol Motor Speedway on Sunday, April 23. Get all the information and updates here.
Sunday, April 9, 2017
Johnson wins at Texas. Larson finishes second.
Larson leads Elliott by 17 points.
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