John Hunter Nemechek started Sunday's "Supermarket Heroes 500" at Bristol Motor Speedway in the 18th position. The balance of his No. 38 Scag Power Equipment Ford Mustang was decent, but Nemechek radioed multiple times that he needed to be freer, noting that track position was a challenge at Bristol.
Michael McDowell took the green flag in Sunday's "Supermarket Heroes 500" at Bristol Motor Speedway from the 25th position. To start the race, McDowell mentioned that his No. 34 Love's Travel Stops Ford Mustang fired off, "a little free overall" and then noted on lap 23 that the track was finally beginning to take rubber.
BRAD KESELOWSKI, No. 2 Discount Tire Ford Mustang -- VICTORY LANE INTERVIEW -- RIGHT PLACE AT THE RIGHT TIME. “I think everybody on this Discount Tire Ford Mustang team is gonna go to Vegas.
Perseverance was the name of the game in Sunday’s 500-lap race from Bristol Motor Speedway, as Ryan Newman battled to the end in the Castrol Ford to earn a 15th-place finish.
In the revised 2020 NASCAR Cup Series schedule, the 60th running of the historic Food City 500, the ninth race of the season, will be held Sunday, May 31st at the iconic Bristol Motor Speedway. In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, the 266-mile, 500-lap race on the famed all-concrete high-banks will be held without spectators in attendance.
Richard Childress Racing at Bristol Motor Speedway ... In 175 NASCAR Cup Series starts, Richard Childress Racing has earned a total of nine race wins at Bristol Motor Speedway, including seven with Dale Earnhardt, one with Kevin Harvick and one with Jeff Burton.
Joe Gibbs Racing crew chief Adam Stevens was made available to media via videoconference prior to Sunday’s race: