Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series 2017 Bristol Race Info
2017 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series information about the Bass Pro Shops NRA Night Race at Bristol Motor Speedway. Saturday, August 19th. Stages 125/250/500. Green flag 7:43pm/et.
Bristol Race Information.
Friday at Bristol (eastern time): 10:00am-11:25am, Cup practice [NBC Sports App]; 12:30-1:55pm, Cup practice [NBCSN]; 3:40pm, NXS Qualifying [NBCSN]; 5:45pm, Cup Qualifying [NBCSN]; 7:30pm, XFINITY Series race [NBCSN].
Entry List for the Bass Pro Shops NRA Night Race Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at Bristol Motor Speedway is posted, 41 teams/drivers [for 40 spots] are listed.
36 teams with Charters are guaranteed to make the field. The rest need to make the field via qualifying / qualifying races / rules book (owners attempts/points).
Some of the drivers entered include #7-Yeley*, #15-Sorenson, #23-Gase, #33-JEarnhardt, #51-TBA*, #55-Gaulding*, #66-Long*, #83-LaJoie*
Drivers who currently to not drive for a team with a Charter and need to race into the field: #7-Yeley, #51-TBA, #55-Gaulding, #66-Cope, #83-LaJoie
Drivers who would miss the race if qualifying is canceled (least race attempts): #66-Long
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Michigan TV ratings
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Brad Keselowski Racing to end operations following 2017 Season
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Texas offering $88 ticket package with Earnhardt, Jr. commemorative t-shirt
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Gray Gaulding returns to the #55 at Bristol UPDATE
La Colombe returns as primary sponsor.
Low T Center returning to sponsor Sorenson
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HMS Motorsport sponsoring LaJoie at Bristol
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Darlington Raceway's Bojangles' Southern 500 race weekend going green again
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Congrats to Denny Hamlin and Jordan Fish
A second daughter was born Tuesday.
Furniture Row to assume management of pit crew members
The crews will still train with Joe Gibbs Racing.
Decision day nearing for Monster Energy sponsorship deals
Monster Energy is coming up on a crucial period, as it is determines whether to extend its title sponsorship with NASCAR and its team deal with Stewart-Haas Racing.
Danica Patrick racing for One Cure at Bristol
One Cure is a project led by the Flint Animal Cancer Center at Colorado State University.
Darlington to honor Dale Earnhardt, Sr., Dale Earnhardt, Jr. with dedication of Turn 3 suite towers
Earnhardt Towers will feature an assortment of graphics that depict memorable moments of Earnhardt Sr. and Earnhardt Jr., featured on the backside of each tower.
Bristol to host Discovery show "Street Outlaws"
All series stars, including Big Chief, Murder Nova and the duo of AZN and Farmtruck will head to the Tennessee hills for the Bass Pro Shops NRA Night Race and a face-off for a $100,000 at Thunder Valley.
All-Inclusive luxury suite rebranded Busch Lounge at Auto Club Speedway
The Busch Lounge is within footsteps of pit road treating fans to two-days of racing action.
NASCAR Related Racing Birthdays
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NASCAR National Series News & Notes -- Bristol Motor Speedway
A look at many new, notes and story lines for the Bass Pro Shops NRA Night Race Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at Bristol Motor Speedway.
NASCAR is exploring whether to eliminate jackmen from pit stops by equipping the cars with air-jack systems. The sanctioning body, which often considers a variety of changes at this time of year but doesn't necessarily implement all of them, won't confirm how far along it is in the process nor any timetable for a decision. The change, which would reduce the number of crewmen on pit road during pit stops, could potentially save teams money, depending on how much the system costs as well as any development on how it changes the handling of the car.
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Kurt Busch willing to return to Stewart-Haas
"It's as easy as them giving me an offer," Busch said.
Special scheme for Earnhardt, Jr. at Bristol
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Truex in position to clinch regular season championship
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Hendrick Motorsports announces several team promotions
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Statistical Advance: Analyzing the Bass Pro Shops NRA Night Race
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Johnson's Darlington scheme unveiled
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Driver appearances and autograph sessions
Joe Gibbs Racing releases Hamlin's Darlington throwback scheme
Denny Hamlin will pay tribute to "Mr. Modified" Ray Hendrick.
Teams testing at Chicago
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More tracks expected to treat racing surface
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Author Rick Houston chronicles Dale Earnhardt's electrifying chase for a Daytona 500 win
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Danica Patrick's Darlington throwback honors Robert Yates
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2017 Darlington Cup Throwback Paint Schemes
Cars that will run during this year's Bojangles Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway.
Two manufacturers now considering NASCAR
Dodge is reportedly still considering a return and an other manufacturer expressing interest.
Matt DiBenedetto to return to Go Fas Racing for the 2018 season
Crew chief Gene Nead will also continue with the team.
Bristol to treat track again before race
The track plans to treat the lower groove of the racing surface with the PJ1 TrackBite substance.
Chevrolet unveils 2018 Camaro ZL1 NASCAR Cup Race Car
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Bristol to celebrate Dale Jr's last stand
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William Byron to compete in the NASCAR Cup Series for Hendrick Motorsports beginning in 2018
Sponsorship will come from Axalta Coating Systems and Liberty University. Beginning in 2018, the two primary sponsors will cover the majority of Byron's Cup races annually.
Wipes.com and Leavine Family Racing announce partnership for the Bristol night race
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Saturday, August 19, 2017; Stages at laps: 125/250/500; green flag scheduled 7:48pm/et, TV=NBC
41 teams entered.
Friday, August 18, 10:00 am - 11:25 am/et, TV-NBC Sports App
Friday, August 18, 12:30 - 1:55 pm/et, TV-NBCSN
Friday, August 18 at 5:45pm/et. TV=NBCSN
The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series moves to Bristol for Saturday night racing on August 19, 2017. Scheduled green flag approx. 7:43pm/et. Get all the information, times, TV info, weather, odds and updates here.
Sunday, August 13. Stages at laps: 60/120/200; green flag scheduled for 3:18pm/et; TV=NBCSN
39 teams entered.
Blaney was fastest at 203.591mph. Kyle Busch second.
Round by round qualifying results.
Keselowski wins pole at 203.097mph, Logano starts 2nd.
Larson was fastest, Keselowski second.
Keselowski was fastest at 200.865mph. Truex, Jr. was second.
Kyle Larson wins. Martin Truex, Jr. finished second.
#78-Martin Truex Jr. leads #42-Kyle Larson by 129 points.
Official Race Results & Drivers/Owners Points Standings
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