For pure racing in the 3,500-pound NASCAR Cup cars, nothing beats what we’ve seen in recent months on the short tracks
Kres VanDyke captured his second win of the season Friday night at Kingsport Speedway by fending off all challengers in the 60-lap Late Model Stock feature.
Sunday’s Food City 500 all seemed perfect with plenty of hard-nosed, side-by-side racing and passes for the lead as well as ideal weather conditions. What was missing were the fans.
Once again during Sunday’s Food City 500, Kyle Busch was the most entertaining driver on the track. His eighth win at the “World’s Fastest Half-Mile” — in which he beat older brother Kurt for the victory — came with its own set of challenges.
After winning his eighth Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at Bristol Motor Speedway, Kyle Busch gave a figurative tip of the hat to NASCAR legend Darrell Waltrip.
“It doesn’t matter who it is. You just try to get away from him. But when I saw him closing in on me, I was like, ‘I have to get away from him, I can’t lose to my brother.’ ”
Heading into Sunday’s Food City 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway, drivers from Joe Gibbs Racing and Team Penske have won all seven Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series races this season.
Sam Mayer capped a weekend of domination with a win Saturday in the Zombie Auto 150 at Bristol Motor Speedway — and he doesn’t even have his driver’s license yet.
Christopher Bell went high and low to come away with the victory and a $100,000 bonus in Saturday’s Alsco 300 at Bristol Motor Speedway.
Darrell Waltrip will drop the green flag and Bobby Allison will serve as grand marshal for Sunday’s Food City 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway.
Chase Elliott, aka NASCAR’s Most Popular Driver, was NASCAR’s fastest driver Friday evening at Bristol Motor Speedway.
Xfinity drivers Tyler Reddick, Christopher Bell, Michael Annett and Chase Briscoe will be gunning for the $100,000 Dash 4 Cash bonus on Saturday during the Alsco 300 at Bristol Motor Speedway.
Darrell Waltrip was more reflective than emotional one day after announcing his retirement from the Fox Sports broadcast booth at the end of the network’s NASCAR coverage in June.
BRISTOL — Joey Logano has conquered the high banks of Bristol Motor Speedway on two occasions, but he’s unsure about Sunday’s Food City 500.
BRISTOL — Bristol Motor Speedway announced Wednesday a multiyear extension of its Food City sponsorship, along with an addition of Ohio Logistics as its NASCAR Truck Series sponsor starting in August.