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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Kyle Busch Wins the Pole For Friday Night’s Food City 300 (7 p.m. ET/NBCSN/PRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio)

Kyle Busch earned the top starting spot for Friday night’s Food City 300 (7 p.m. ET/NBCSN/PRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio) as the Joe Gibbs Racing driver turned a lap of 124.686 mph in his No. 18 Toyota. Busch, is a 21 time winner at the Bristol (Tenn) Motor Speedway, nine of which occurring in the NASCAR XFINITY Series. In fact, Busch has won five times on the concrete oval since 2010 and is in a good position to win again this weekend. He will be joined by his JGR teammate Christopher Bell…

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Bell To Remain In XFINITY Series In 2019, Custer Focused On XFINITY Ride Only While Hemric Searching For 2019 Options Still

Heading into Friday night’s Food City 300 (7:30 p.m. ET/NBCSN/PRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio) at the Bristol (Tenn) Motor Speedway, three of the top five drivers in the NASCAR XFINITY Series points standings are being mentioned for rides in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series for 2019. But, after Thursday’s media availability with Christopher Bell, Daniel Hemric and Cole Custer, it appears that just one of them is really focusing on trying to be a part of NASCAR’s premiere series next season. Bell, a four time winner this season, said that he’s…

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Sadler Says He’s Turned Out Options To Run Full-Time For 2019, Open To Run Part-Time With JRM

Elliott Sadler announced on Wednesday that the 2018 NASCAR XFINITY Series season would be his 21st and final one in the sport. But, he also didn’t rule out a return in a part-time role either. While he said on Wednesday that he was retiring, he said he was stepping away from “full time” racing. On Thursday at the Bristol (Tenn) Motor Speedway, Sadler talked about his decision to step away from the sport that he loves but also shed some light that he’s willing to still compete on a need…

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Joe Gibbs Racing Drivers Ones To Beat Friday Night For Food City 300 (7:30 p.m. ET/NBCSN/PRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio)

The Joe Gibbs Racing drivers are the ones to beat for Friday night’s Food City 300 (7:30 p.m. ET/NBCSN/PRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio) right? Since 2010, JGR drivers have won 12 of the last 16 NASCAR XFINITY Series races at the Bristol (Tenn) Motor Speedway. Why would Friday night’s race change? Kyle Busch won this night race in 2015 and JGR drivers have won five of the next six races since. With how well Busch and Christopher Bell were running on Thursday, would you want to pick against them for Friday night’s…

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5 Favorites For Friday Night’s Food City 300 (7:30 p.m. ET/NBCSN/PRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio)

The NASCAR XFINITY Series drivers are back to work this weekend for the annual summer stop to the Bristol (Tenn) Motor Speedway. Friday night’s Food City 300 (7:30 p.m. ET/NBCSN/PRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio) has a handful of drivers who could easily win. In fact, this was a very hard list to narrow down to five. Here are the five favorites. 

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Top 5 Replacement Options For JRM In 2019 For Sadler

On Wednesday morning, Elliott Sadler announced his retirement from NASCAR as the 2018 XFINITY Series season will be his 21st and final one in the sport. While his retirement is a bit of shock, him not being in the No. 1 Chevrolet for JR Motorsports next year really isn’t. While Sadler has finished runner-up in each of the last two seasons in the final points standings in this car and is in the hunt to be in the Championship 4 again this year, his sponsor, One Main Financial, is leaving…

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After 21 Seasons In NASCAR Elliott Sadler To Retire At Seasons End

Speculation starting growing last month that Elliott Sadler may be out of a ride with JR Motorsports at the end of the 2018 NASCAR XFINITY Series season. His sponsor One Main Financial was stepping away from the sport for good which left Sadler searching for funding to continue on with his NASCAR career. In the meantime, rumors were starting to float around that he may not even be in the ride next year in general. Trevor Bayne and Noah Gragson were listed as front runners to drive the No. 1…

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5 Storylines For Friday Night’s Food City 300 (7:30 p.m. ET/NBCSN/PRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio)

The NASCAR XFINITY Series regular season is winding down as just five races remain before the start of this year’s playoffs. That’s what makes Friday night’s Food City 300 (7:30 p.m. ET/NBCSN/PRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio) so big is because it’s the final short track left in the regular season. We all have seen how short track races play out, especially at the Bristol (Tenn) Motor Speedway. Here are the top five storylines. 

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