The Bristol Motor Speedway hosts Around eight of Those NASCAR Monster Energy Cup Series season.
A winner at the track is a safe bet.
The 2019 NASCAR Energy Cup Series season makes its way into a different track that is historical. Bristol Motor Speedway, TN, hosts the eight round of this championship. With seven wins at half-mile monitor, championship leader and defending race winner Kyle Busch is the favorite.
How To Watch
What: Food City 500
Where: Bristol Motor Speedway in Bristol, TN
When: Sunday, April 7th at 2:00 PM EST
How: Fox Sports 1 (TV) | Performance Racing Network (Web radio)
What’s At Stake?
With four different winners through the first six races, securing success signifies an almost spot in the postseason. Stage points can also be significant, and the mythical bullring could provide some unexpected results.
Brad Keselowski scored his second win of the season following a dominant showing at Martinsville. The 2012 champion scored back-to-back victories in 2012 and 2011, but has not won at Bristol since then. Can he take on the momentum?
Kevin Harvick is now third in the standings but has yet to win a race this season. The 2015 winner has two wins in 30 races at the track, but his form has improved with seven consecutive top 10 finishes. Bristol might not be the most likely place for Harvick’s first win of this year, but the bullring always has a surprise or two in store.
Do not rely out Kurt Busch. The elder Busch brother is second among active drivers with five wins in the bullring. The 2004 winner is also the latest winner at the track, with secured an unexpected victory past summer.
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With seven wins at Bristol, together with all those coming at the spring race, championship leader Kyle Busch is the obvious favorite. After a solid start to the season, the driver of the #18 Joe Gibbs Racing car has yet to finish outside the top 10 throughout six races. Busch has two race wins and a series-leading four stage victories to his name.
Joey Logano heads a three-way tie for the third most wins at the track among active drivers. The reigning Monster Power Cup Series winner has two wins at the track, his most recent victory being back-to-back wins in the summertime back in 2014 and 2015. Logano has seven top 10 finishes in the last 10 races in Bristol, and even though the #22 may not be the most dominant driver at the monitor, he figures among the favorites.
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