NASCAR returns to Bristol for the second time this season for the Irwin Tools Night Race this Saturday.
Joey Logano won the Bristol night race last year. Matt Kenseth took the checkered flag in the first Bristol race this season, which happened on April 19.
The Camping World Trucks Series ran Tuesday with Ryan Blaney winning. The Xfinity Series has practice and qualifying on Friday like the Sprint Cup. The Xfinity race will run Friday with Sprint Cup taking the track on Saturday.
Jimmie Johnson and Kyle Busch each have won four Sprint Cup events this season. Johnson leads Busch and Matt Kenseth, who has three wins after taking the checkered flag at Michigan, in the Chase standings. Kevin Harvick, Dale Earnhardt Jr., Kurt Busch and Joey Logano are each two-time winners.
Kyle Busch is 29th in the driver standings. He must finish 30th or higher in the final regular-season standings to qualify for the Chase, regardless of how many wins he has this season.
Who won last year’s second Bristol race?
Joey Logano charged to the front on a late restart and took the lead from Matt Kenseth with 45 laps remaining. He held off Keselowski for his third win of the season.
Who won the first Bristol race of the season?
Matt Kenseth won his first Sprint Cup race of the season when he held off challengers and endured rain delays.
When is Sprint Cup qualifying at Bristol?
Qualifying for the Irwin Tools Night Race will be at 5:45 p.m. ET on Friday, Aug. 21, on NBC Sports Network.
What time does the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race start?
The Irwin Tools Night Race (500 laps, 266.5 miles) will be Saturday at 7:30 p.m. ET.
What channel is showing the NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Bristol?
The NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Bristol will be broadcast on NBC Sports Network beginning at 7 p.m. ET.
How can I watch the NASCAR race at Bristol online?
The NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Bristol is being streamed online via the NBC Sports app, available on select Apple, Android and Windows devices. You can chart the race at NASCAR.com.
NASCAR Sprint Cup at Bristol schedule
Race: Irwin Tools Night Race
Track: Bristol Motor Speedway, Bristol, Tenn.
Day: Saturday, Aug. 22
Time: 7:30 p.m. (ET)
TV channel: NBC Sports Network
Listen: SiriusXM channel 90; Performance Racing Network affiliates
TV schedule (all times ET)
Friday, Aug. 21
9 a.m.: Xfinity Series final practice, NBCSN
11:30 a.m.: Sprint Cup Series practice, NBCSN
1:30 p.m.: Sprint Cup Series final practice, NBCSN
3:45 p.m.: Xfinity Series Coors Light Pole Qualifying, NBCSN
5:45 p.m.: Sprint Cup Series Coors Light Pole Qualifying, NBCSN
7:30 p.m.: Xfinity Series Food City 300 (300 laps, 159.9 miles), NBCSN
Saturday, Aug. 22
7:30 p.m.: Sprint Cup Series Irwin Tools Night Race (500 laps, 266.5 miles), NBCSN
(subject to change)
Car number, driver, model (owner)
1 — Jamie McMurray, Chevy (Felix Sabates)
2 — Brad Keselowski, Ford (Roger Penske)
3 — Austin Dillon, Chevy (Richard Childress)
4 — Kevin Harvick, Chevy (Tony Stewart)
5 — Kasey Kahne, Chevy (Linda Hendrick)
6 — Trevor Bayne, Ford (John Henry)
7 — Alex Bowman, Chevy (Tommy Baldwin)
9 — Sam Hornish Jr., Ford (Richard Petty)
10 — Danica Patrick, Chevy (Tony Stewart)
11 — Denny Hamlin, Toyota (J.D. Gibbs)
13 — Casey Mears, Chevy (Bob Germain)
14. — Tony Stewart, Chevy (Margaret Haas)
15 — Clint Bowyer, Toyota (Rob Kauffman)
16 — Greg Biffle, Ford (Jack Roush)
17 — Ricky Stenhouse Jr., Ford (John Henry)
18 — Kyle Busch, Toyota (Joe Gibbs)
19 — Carl Edwards, Toyota (J.D. Gibbs)
20 — Matt Kenseth, Toyota (Joe Gibbs)
21 — Ryan Blaney, Ford (Glen Wood)
22 — Joey Logano, Ford (Walter Czarnecki)
23 — J.J. Yeley, Toyota (Ron Devine)
24 — Jeff Gordon, Chevy (Rick Hendrick)
26 — Jeb Burton, Toyota (Anthony Marlowe)
27 — Paul Menard, Chevy (Richard Childress)
30 — Travis Kvapil, Chevy (Curtis Key)
31 — Ryan Newman, Chevy (Richard Childress)
32 — Josh Wise, Ford (Archie St. Hilaire)
33 — Alex Kennedy, Chevy (Joe Falk)
34 — Brett Moffitt, Ford (Jerry Freeze)
35 — Cole Whitt, Ford (Jerry Freeze)
38 — David Gilliland, Ford (Brad Jenkins)
40 — Landon Cassill, Chevy (Mike Hillman Sr.)
41 — Kurt Busch, Chevy (Gene Haas)
42 — Kyle Larson, Chevy (Chip Ganassi)
43 — Aric Almirola, Ford (Richard Petty)
46 — Michael Annett, Chevy (Harry Scott Jr.)
47 — AJ Allmendinger, Chevy (Tad Geschickter)
48 — Jimmie Johnson, Chevy (Jeff Gordon)
51 — Justin Allgaier, Chevy (Harry Scott Jr.)
55 — David Ragan, Toyota (Michael Waltrip)
62 — Reed Sorenson, Chevy (Jay Robinson)
78 — Martin Truex Jr., (Barney Vissar)
83 — Matt Dibenedetto, Toyota (Ron Devine)
88 — Dale Earnhardt Jr., Chevy (Rick Hendrick)
95 — Michael McDowell, Ford (Bob Leavine)
98 — Timmy Hill, Ford (Mike Curb)