Sport Three Joe Gibbs Racing cars to start from the rear at Bristol
Sam Mayer passes Moffitt late to earn first career Gander Trucks win at Bristol
Sam Mayer put on an impressive performance to earn his first career NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series race in Thursday night‘s playoff opener at Bristol Motor Speedway. The 17-year-old No. 24 GMS Racing driver passed teammate and playoff driver Brett Moffitt with 30 laps remaining in the UNOH 200 presented by Ohio Logistics. […]RELATED: Unofficial results
Three Joe Gibbs Racing cars will start from the rear for the start of Saturday’s Bass Pro Shops Bristol Night Race (7:30 p.m. ET on NBCSN/NBC Sports App, PRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio).
The No. 11 of Denny Hamlin, the No. 18 of Kyle Busch and the No. 20 of Erik Jones all failed pre-race technical inspection twice and will start the 500-lapper at the tail of the field. Hamlin is the defending race winner and was slated to start seventh. Busch is an eight-time Bristol winner and was set to start ninth. Jones was scheduled to line up 20th.
Gander Trucks title favorites find misfortune in Bristol playoff opener
All 10 NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series playoff drivers entered Thursday night‘s kickoff race at Bristol Motor Speedway with high hopes. Few left with much to smile about. A run at victory was derailed early for regular-season champion Austin Hill when he clipped the outside wall in the opening circuits of the 200-lap […]RELATED: Official results
The drop to the rear carries a potential impact of Busch — the reigning series champion — and his hopes of advancing on to the Round of 12. He enters the race +18 on the cutline and ninth in the standings entering tonight’s race. Busch did start from the rear at Richmond and finished sixth last weekend. Hamlin is already locked in to the Round of 12 while Jones is not part of this year’s playoff field.]]>
Video: Briscoe bumps Cindric for Bristol victory (NASCAR)
Denny Hamlin wins Busch Pole Award for playoff race at Talladega .
Denny Hamlin won the Busch Pole Award for Sunday’s YellaWood 500 NASCAR Cup Series Playoffs race at Talladega Superspeedway (2 p.m. ET on NBC/NBC Sports App, MRN and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio). The lineup was determined using NASCAR’s competition-based formula, which is a total number based on the previous event: 15% of a fastest lap time […]RELATED: Learn more about the new lineup formula | ADVANCING through the playoffs