Food City 500 – NASCAR Food City 500, Live Stream, NASCAR at Bristol 2017, Food City 500 TV Broadcast
Food City 500 – NASCAR Food City 500, Live Stream, NASCAR at Bristol 2017, Food City 500 TV Broadcast Welcome to our tenth year of staff predictions! Each week, our experts attempt to tell you who the winner of each Cup race will be. Take a look to see who your favorite writers think will win it all (or at least score some points) this week! Think you can out-prognosticate our staff? Leave your picks in the comments and see how they stack up!
How we roll:
Each writer picks the drivers they they think will win the first two stages and the overall race. We can’t pick the same driver two weeks in a row or more than four times in a season. The first two stages pay one bonus point, with three bonus points if someone can get all three winners correct. Overall race points remain the same:
With a speed of 128.563 mph Busch completed a sweep of the Cup Series’ two Saturday practice sessions.
Filling out the top five was rookie Daniel Suarez (128.262), Kasey Kahne (128.253), Chase Elliott (182.185) and Jimmie Johnson (182 .168).
Kahne posted the best 10-lap average at 127.482 mph.
The “Happy Hour” session was slowed twice, for a spin by Chris Buescher and for a few minutes of sprinkles around the track.
Buescher will go to a backup car after his incident, which caused damage to the right rear of his No. 37 Chevrolet.
Points leader Kyle Larson will start on the pole for Sunday’s Food City 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway after qualifying was canceled Friday because of rain.
With more rain in the forecast for the weekend, series officials elected to cancel qualifying so Cup teams could practice Friday afternoon.
The lineup is set based on driver owner points via the rulebook. Larson will be joined on the front row by Chase Elliott. Martin Truex Jr. starts third and is followed by Brad Keselowski and his Team Penske teammate Joey Logano.
Due to struggles this season that have put them deeper in the points, Dale Earnhardt Jr. starts 20th and Matt Kenseth starts 22nd.
BRISTOL, Tenn. — Harrison Burton has been to NASCAR’s Victory Lane before. But that was when his dad, NASCAR on NBC analyst Jeff Burton, raced.
Saturday, Harrison Burton was in Victory Lane after winning his first NASCAR K&N Pro Series East race. Both his mom and dad were there to celebrate his first NASCAR win.
The 16-year-old Burton dominated Saturday’s rain-shortened Zombie Auto 125 at Bristol Motor Speedway, earning praise from current and former NASCAR competitors.
“One of my favorite races I can recall of my dad winning was here at Bristol,’’ Harrison Burton said of his father’s victory in 2008. “Me and my sister were jumping up and down when he won. I was really, really excited to win, and I’m sure he was excited to watch me win.
“It was really cool for me and him both to share a moment like that together. Obviously, my mom, as well, who has traveled the country with me while my dad was racing.’’
So what was the family celebration like this time?
“I didn’t say much,’’ Harrison Burton, a sophomore in high school, said. “I was just kind of laughing and smiling. I gave my mom a big hug and my dad a big hug as well. I think I lifted my mom off the ground. We were just pretty excited.’’
Harrison Burton led 68 of the 70 laps run before rain ended the race early. Ruben Garcia Jr. finished second. Spencer Davis was third, Hunter Baize placed fourth and Chad Finchum was fifth.
“Me and my crew chief were kind of talking like we wanted to run the whole race and win it that way,’’ Harrison Burton said. “We were confident enough to where we felt like our car was good enough that we could win the race. I felt like it would have been kind of cool to cross the line under dry conditions and do it that way. (But) I’ll take it. I was pretty happy when it started raining to be honest. I never wanted it to rain so bad in my life.’’
Premium Motorsports’ drivers Reed Sorenson & Derrike Cope are ready to get back in their seats for this weekend’s ‘Food City 500’ at Bristol Motor Speedway.
As we roll into ‘The Last Great Colosseum’, the team welcomes ‘Low T Center’ as the primary partner on Sorenson’s #15 Chevy. They will also appear as a major associate partner on Cope’s #55 Toyota.
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Also on board with Sorenson as an Associate Partner for the ‘Food City 500’ is ‘The Backyard Company’. This Tampa, FL based company creates custom outdoor kitchens along with lots of exciting products associated with grilling and outdoor entertainment
Bristol Motor Speedway & Low T Center:
“Good ole Bristol. I think they’re going to be dragging tires there to try and get the bottom groove to work. In the past we’ve ended up by the wall, so it’s tough to pass there once the groove moves up against the wall, because everybody is fighting for the same spot. A lot of times to get by someone, you’ll have to either give them a little bump or they’ll have to let you by. So, it will be interesting to see what happens there this time. I think it’s great Low T Centers is back with our team this weekend, and I hope to get them a good finish on Sunday”.
Derrike Cope on ‘Bristol Motor Speedway & Low T Center’:
“I’m excited for Bristol! Certainly, it’s been a little while since I’ve been there in a cup car, but I’ve always had decent success there. I’m extremely excited about Low T Center coming back on board with us this weekend as an associate partner. I’m looking forward to it, I’ve had a couple of weeks off so I’m ready to get back to it”.