Food City Presents the Supermarket Heroes 500 Tag

By Luis Torres, Staff Writer It hasn’t been the best start to Christopher Bell’s Sunoco NASCAR Rookie of the Year campaign, but Sunday’s Food City Presents the Supermarket Heroes 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway may have just build valuable momentum. Despite a late-race uncontrolled tire penalty, Bell’s No. 95 JBL Toyota Camry was able to survive the mayhem that “Thunder Valley” provided and scored a ninth-place, equaling his Coca-Cola 600 effort last Sunday. “We struggled a little bit early, but we continued to make progress on the JBL Camry,” said Bell.Read More
By Holly Cain, NASCAR Wire Service Providing exactly the kind of wild finish that has made Bristol Motor Speedway one of the most popular venues on the NASCAR Cup Series schedule, Brad Keselowski was in perfect position to take advantage of hard racing in the closing laps and earned the victory in Sunday’s Food City presents the SUPERMARKET HEROES 500. With two laps remaining race leaders Joey Logano and Chase Elliott collided in front of the field and Keselowski’s No. 2 Team Penske Ford rallied on to take the leadRead More
By David Morgan, Associate Editor It wouldn’t be a short track race without drivers being mad at each other at the end of the day and that’s exactly what we got in the closing laps of Sunday’s Supermarket Heroes 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway. When the final caution flag flew with 10 laps to go, it set up a final five lap mad dash to the finish with Chase Elliott and Joey Logano leading the way. Logano was already displeased with Elliott prior to the restart with the 2018 NASCAR CupRead More
By Luis Torres, Staff Writer Ryan Blaney’s rotten luck strikes again in Sunday’s Food City Presents the Supermarket Heroes 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway. After leading 60 laps, it appeared that Blaney would finally have a well executed race not just at Bristol, but also this season. That would drastically change on Lap 198 when a battle for the race lead with his Team Penske teammate Brad Keselowski turned into an early exit. Blaney’s No. 12 Menards/Richmond Ford Mustang suddenly got up high and lost control at the exit of TurnRead More
By David Morgan, Associate Editor NASCAR’s comeback tour rolls on this weekend as the Cup Series heads to Bristol Motor Speedway for Sunday’s running of the Supermarket Heroes 500. The track, which carries the “Last Great Colosseum” moniker, always brings out the excitement from fans and competitors alike as packing 40 cars into the half-mile high banked bullring can only be explained by the phrase “flying fighter jets in a gymnasium”, which is more accurate than it would seem. Drivers race two and sometimes three-wide throughout the event and when troubleRead More