Who’s Hot, Who’s Not Leaving Saturday Night’s Bass Pro Shops NRA Night Race At Bristol

Kurt Busch ended his 58 race winless drought in Saturday night’s Bass Pro Shops NRA Night race at the Bristol (Tenn) Motor Speedway. He’s arguably one of the hottest drivers in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series right now. In fact, in terms of the who’s hot and who’s not list, the “not” list far outweighs the “hot” list. 

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Playoff Standings Update Leaving Saturday Night’s Bass Pro Shops NRA Night Race At Bristol

When the checkered flag fell on Saturday night’s Bass Pro Shops NRA Night race at the Bristol (Tenn) Motor Speedway, we were left with two races remaining in the 2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series regular season. This was likely the final wildcard event of the regular season. Ricky Stenhouse Jr. and Ryan Newman had good chances of stealing a playoff berth by virtue of a win on the .533-mile concrete oval.

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Blaney Once Again Leads a Ton Of Laps At Bristol, Finishes 7th

Back in the spring, Ryan Blaney led 100 of the first 117 laps on the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at the Bristol (Tenn) Motor Speedway but he was collected in a crash while leading. He’d finish a disappointing 35th as a result. On Saturday night, Blaney once again had a good race on the .533-mile concrete oval. The Team Penske driver led a race high 121 of 500 laps in the Bass Pro Shops NRA Night race but once again, despite leading a lot of laps, he didn’t…

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Hendrick Motorsports Quietly Shines On Saturday Night At Bristol

Hendrick Motorsports is doing just what they need to do in order to get back to a main contender in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series. They knew the 2018 season would be a tough one. With three drivers all 24 years of age or younger now at the helm for them mixed with a brand new race car in a Chevrolet Camaro, this was going to be a challenging season. So, in order to get back to where they want to be, they just need to improve by the…

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Larson, Logano Earn Much Needed Top 5 Finishes On Saturday Night At Bristol

As we near the start of the 2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series playoffs, Kyle Larson and Joey Logano were searching for some momentum. Larson, had no top five finishes since his thrilling runner-up finish on July 1 at the Chicagoland Speedway. That was a stretch of six races. Joey Logano had no top five finishes since his third place run in early May at the Kansas Speedway. That was a stretch of 11 races. 

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Busch Nearly Goes From 3 Laps Down To Victory But Crashes Out In The End

Kyle Busch was involved in the Lap 2 melee at the start of Saturday night’s Bass Pro Shops NRA Night Race. He spun after starting the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at the Bristol (Tenn) Motor Speedway third and because he was in front of the field, he collected 14 other cars as a result. Busch, fell three laps down due to damage suffered on his No. 18 Toyota but somehow found his way back to the front. 

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Kyle Larson Hoping To Give Chevrolet Bristol Weekend Sweep, Why Saturday Night May Be A Kyle Vs. Kyle Show

Kyle Larson captured his fourth NASCAR XFINITY Series victory of the season on Friday night at the Bristol (Tenn) Motor Speedway, all coming in his last five starts in the series. Now, he’s hoping that he can give Chevrolet a clean sweep of the NASCAR weekend on the .533-mile Tennessee oval for Saturday’s Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race. Last year, Kyle Busch swept all three races during this very same race weekend at Bristol as he was victorious in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race, the NASCAR XFINITY…

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5 Takeaways From Friday Night’s Food City 300 At Bristol

Kyle Larson and Kyle Busch dominated Friday night’s Food City 300 at the Bristol (Tenn) Motor Speedway as the duo combined to lead 271 of the 310 laps on the .533-mile Tennessee oval. In the end, it was Larson who capitalized en route to his 12th win of his NASCAR XFINITY Series career and fourth of the 2018 season. Here are the top five storylines from Friday night’s race. 

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Larson Leads 202 Laps En Route To Food City 300 Sweep At Bristol

Kyle Busch looked like he was going to be the driver to beat in Friday night’s Food City 300 at the Bristol (Tenn) Motor Speedway. Busch, a 21 time NASCAR winner on the .533-mile Tennessee oval and defending race winner in the NASCAR XFINITY Series competition in this very race, started on the pole and led the opening 69 laps. But, on Lap 69, Busch developed a flat tire as his No. 18 Toyota slammed the Turn 4 SAFER barrier. He’d finish a disappointing 36th in his final start in…

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Larson Earns Bass Pro Shops NRA Night Race Pole (6:30 p.m. ET/NBCSN/PRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio)

Kyle Larson said that he allowed the “pavement” guys to run the high line in the two Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series practice sessions in order to make a second groove come in. He was tired of doing all the work by himself. Well, Larson used that to his advantage as he sped to his first career Cup Series pole at the Bristol (Tenn) Motor Speedway on Friday evening circling the .533-mile track with a speed of 127.792 mph in the third and final round of knockout qualifying. 

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