Food City 300 Tag

By Reid Spencer, NASCAR Wire Service It was a perfect rub-and-run. In a race that filled the final position for the NASCAR Xfinity Series Playoff, Chase Briscoe nudged close friend, fellow Ford driver and regular-season champion Austin Cindric out of the way with six laps left and pulled away to win Friday night’s Food City 300 at Bristol Motor Speedway. Cindric didn’t have his full set of resources, having lost the power steering on his No. 22 Team Penske Ford during the final run. Cindric lost second place to RossRead More
By Luis Torres, Staff Writer The 26th and final regular season Xfinity Series race wasn’t necessarily the greatest closure due to the fact everyone were virtually in the 12-driver playoff grid with Brandon Brown taking the final spot. It didn’t meant the action was lacking as Friday’s Food City 300 at Bristol Motor Speedway saw several compelling moments all across the leaderboard. Some even saying it’s like the Bristol of old with several bump and runs, take no prisoners battles for valuable track position. In the end, it was the FordRead More
By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Correspondent BRISTOL, Tenn. – Once again, Richard Petty Motorsports driver Bubba Wallace joined the NASCAR photography corps during the Bristol Motor Speedway race weekend. The driver of the No. 43 Victory Junction Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 previously explained that he shoots photography when the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series schedule allows. That schedule allowed Wallace to shoot during Thursday night’s NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series UNOH 200 and NASCAR Xfinity Series Food City 300. Wallace still considers photography a hobby and admits he’s learning as he goes.Read More
By David Morgan, Associate Editor BRISTOL, Tenn. – A day after the NASCAR world held its breath as word of Dale Earnhardt, Jr’s plane crash spread like wildfire, Justin Allgaier was well on his way to bringing some good news to his team owner courtesy of a win in Friday night’s NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Bristol Motor Speedway. However, it was not to be as a cut tire struck Allgaier’s No. 7 JR Motorsports Chevrolet in the closing laps, forcing him to pit road and having to settle forRead More
By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Correspondent BRISTOL, Tenn. – In a chaotic Food City 300, Jeremy Clements earned a top-five finish at Bristol Motor Speedway. The NASCAR Xfinity Series driver was inside the top-10 throughout the entire final stage. Clements used his track position, and the fast pace of the race, to keep his No. 51 RepairableVehicles.com Chevrolet Camaro SS up front. Clements battled John Hunter Nemechek hard on the final 14-lap run to the checkered. The veteran driver did everything he could to keep Nemechek at bay. Off the finalRead More
By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Correspondent BRISTOL, Tenn. – A collaboration between MBM Motorsports and Hattori Racing Enterprises nets Timmy Hill a top-10 at Bristol Motor Speedway. The NASCAR Xfinity Series driver found himself inside the top-10 late in the Food City 300. However, Hill was not driving a car owned solely by his regular team owner, Carl Long. In an alliance that came together earlier in the week, the Port Tobacco, MD native was in a car prepped by Shige Hattori’s NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series team. “This collaboration cameRead More
By Reid Spencer, NASCAR Wire Service BRISTOL, Tenn. – Tyler Reddick’s No. 2 Richard Childress Racing Chevrolet had the word “BEAST” in big block letters on its hood Friday night. The car was aptly named. Even though Reddick had to come from the rear of the field twice in his Tame the Beast Camaro—once the result of a stiff penalty and once after a spin—he still needed a bit of luck to win the Food City 300 at Bristol Motor Speedway. A bit of luck—and large measure of heartache forRead More
By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Correspondent Stewart-Haas Racing’s Chase Briscoe earned his third straight top-five finish at Bristol Motor Speedway. The NASCAR Xfinity Series Dash 4 Cash driver started the final run of the Food City 300 just outside the top-five. Briscoe’s No. 98 Nurti Chomps Ford Mustang surged ahead of John Hunter Nemechek for fifth. He picked off another position after Brandon Jones cut a right front tire. Briscoe then hounded his SHR teammate, Cole Custer, who was all that stood between him and fellow Xfinity Dash 4 Cash driversRead More
By Reid Spencer, NASCAR Wire Service BRISTOL, Tenn. – Kyle Larson had to go 10 extra laps on Friday night, but the payoff was worth it. Holding off a determined Justin Allgaier in overtime, Larson won the Food City 300 NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Bristol Motor Speedway, collecting his first victory at the .533-mile high-banked concrete short track. “It feels really, really cool to win here finally at Bristol,” said Larson, who won for the fourth time in six starts this season and the 12th time in his career. “I’veRead More
By David Morgan, NASCAR Editor BRISTOL, Tenn. – It’s been a weekend Elliott Sadler won’t soon forget. After announcing Wednesday that he would be stepping away from full-time driving at the end of the 2018 NASCAR Xfinity Series season, Sadler returned to the track where his NASCAR career began and where he has had so many memories and was able to leave with a sixth-place finish when the checkered flag flew. Sadler made his first NASCAR start at Bristol in the Xfinity Series in 1996, as well as breaking through withRead More