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Articles tagged ‘Food City 500’

Mar 17
Sunday

Patrick Survives Bristol, Finishes 28th

Danica Patrick Suiting-Up - Photo Credit: Credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images for NASCAR Late-Race Pit Speeding Penalty Costs GoDaddy.com Driver Better Finish Date: March 17, 2013 Event: Food City 500 (Round 4 of 36) Series: NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Location: Bristol (Tenn.) Motor Speedway (.533-mile oval) Start/Finish: 41st/28th (Running, completed 495 of 500 laps) Point Standing: 28th (69 points, 97 out of first) Winner: Kasey Kahne of Hendrick Motorsports (Chevrolet) Danica Patrick battled a tight-handling racecar and a late pit-road speeding penalty en route to a 28th-place finish Sunday in the Food City 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Bristol (Tenn.) Motor Speedway. Patrick, driver of the No. 10 GoDaddy.com Chevrolet SS for Stewart-Haas Racing (SHR), started 41st and dealt early with a tight-handling car. While Patrick provided superb feedback regarding the car, crew chief Tony Gibson began tinkering with the ... FULL STORY »

Team Chevy Kasey Kahne Scores First Career Win at Bristol Motor Speedway

Kasey Kahne, driver of the #5 Great Clips Chevrolet, celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Food City 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway on March 17, 2013 in Bristol, Tennessee. - Photo Credit: Geoff Burke/Getty Images Total of Six Chevrolet Drivers Score Top-Ten Finishes in Food City 500 BRISTOL, Tenn. - (March 17, 2013) – Kasey Kahne, No. 5 Great Clips Chevrolet SS, won the 53rd annual Food City 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway today in a hard fought ... FULL STORY »

Newman Rights Ship By Finishing Seventh at Bristol

Ryan Newman (Stewart-Haas Racing/Haas Automation) - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images for NASCAR Haas Automation Driver Records Second Top-10 Result of 2013 Date: March 17, 2013 Event: Food City 500 (Round 4 of 36) Series: NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Location: Bristol (Tenn.) Motor Speedway (.533-mile oval) Start/Finish: 31st/7th (Running, completed 500 of 500 laps) Point Standing: 23rd (87 points, ... FULL STORY »

Kurt Busch Closes Strong to Finish 4th in Bristol

Kurt Busch in Car - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images BRISTOL, Tenn. (March 17, 2013) – Combining tenacity with a delicate driving skill, Kurt Busch fought off adversity Sunday by posting an impressive fourth-place finish in the Food City 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway. The final result was Busch’s best finish ... FULL STORY »

No St. Patrick’s Day Luck for Stewart

2013 NSCS Tony Stewart (Mobil 1) in Garage - Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw/Getty Images Bass Pro Shops/Mobil 1 Driver Finishes 31st after Early Accident at Bristol Date: March 17, 2013 Event: Food City 500 (Round 4 of 36) Series: NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Location: Bristol (Tenn.) Motor Speedway (.533-mile oval) Start/Finish: 8th/31st (Running, completed 464 of 500 laps) Point Standing: ... FULL STORY »

Team Chevy 2013 NSCS Food City 500 Post-Race Recaps

Chevy Bowtie Symbol JEFF GORDON, NO. 24 DRIVE TO END HUNGER CHEVROLET SS – INVOLVED IN AN ON-TRACK INCIDENT ON LAP 391 YOU HAD 154 LAPS ON THOSE RIGHT SIDE TIRES, BUT YOU HAD A TIGHT RACE CAR. YOU MADE THE STRATEGY TO GET ... FULL STORY »

Toyota Racing 2013 NSCS Food City 500 Post-Race Recaps

Toyota Racing Logo Kyle Busch (second) was the highest finishing Camry driver in Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) race at Tennessee's Bristol Motor Speedway. Toyota drivers Clint Bowyer (fifth) and Brian Vickers (eighth) also earned top-10 results at the half-mile oval. Busch led the ... FULL STORY »



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Ford Racing 2013 NSCS Food City 500 Post-Race Recaps
Posted 03.17.13
JOEY LOGANO – No. 22 Shell/Pennzoil Ford Fusion – WHAT HAPPENED?  “We had a fast race car, that’s for sure.  I was racing for the lead and it’s frustrating.  That’s a freaking genius behind the wheel of the 11 car – probably the worst teammate I ever had, so I learned that now.  He decided ...FULL STORY »
Kasey Kahne, driver of the #5 Great Clips Chevrolet, celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Food City 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway on March 17, 2013 in Bristol, Tennessee. - Photo Credit: Geoff Burke/Getty Images
2013 NSCS Food City 500 Race Results
Posted 03.17.13
It was a "great" day for the NSCS No. 5 Great Clips Chevrolet SS team and driver Kasey Kahne Sunday afternoon, as Kahne had no problem holding off the Food City 500 pole-sitter, Kyle Busch, by 1.700 seconds to win at Bristol Motor Speedway. Kahne, who was runner-up in last week's ...FULL STORY »
Kyle Busch, driver of the #18 M&M's Toyota, looks in his car during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Food City 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway on March 16, 2013 in Bristol, Tennessee. - Photo Credit: Geoff Burke/Getty Images
2013 NSCS Food City 500 Final Practice Session Speeds
Posted 03.16.13
Once again, it was Kyle Busch showing the fastest way around Bristol Motor Speedway, as tomorrow's pole-sitter ran a lap speed of 124.824 mph, in the final Food City 500 practice session. Right behind Busch on the speed chart with an identical lap speed of 124.638 mph, were Kasey Kahne and ...FULL STORY »
Kyle Busch and the No. 18 M&Ms Toyota Camry on Track - Photo Credit: Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images
2013 NSCS Food City 500 Second Practice Session Speeds
Posted 03.16.13
The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series teams were up early Saturday morning at Bristol Motor Speedway, as the drivers took to the track for their second Food City 500 practice session. And, at the end of the session, it was Joe Gibbs Racing (JGR) taking the top-three positions, with pole-sitter Kyle ...FULL STORY »
2013 Brad Keselowski - Photo Credit: Sam Greenwood/Getty Images
2013 NSCS Food City 500 Q&A with Driver Brad Keselowski
Posted 03.16.13
Brad Keselowski, driver of the No. 2 Miller Lite Ford Fusion, has started the 2013 season with three straight top-five finishes and is coming off a season-best third at Las Vegas Motor Speedway last weekend. The defending NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion spoke about his start, along with a variety ...FULL STORY »
Kasey Kahne, driver of the #5 Farmers Insurance Chevrolet, stands in the garage area during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway on February 20, 2013 in Daytona Beach, Florida. - Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw/Getty Images
Team Chevy Driver Kasey Kahne will Start on the Front Row at Bristol
Posted 03.15.13
Total of Four Chevys to Start in the Top-Ten in Sunday’s Food City 500 BRISTOL, Tenn. (MARCH 15, 2013) ~ Kasey Kahne, No. 5 Great Clips Chevrolet SS, put down the second-fastest lap of the day and will start Sunday’s Food City 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway on the outside of the front ...FULL STORY »
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Toyota Racing 2013 NSCS Food City 500 Post-Qualifying Recaps
Posted 03.15.13
KYLE BUSCH, No. 18 M&M's Toyota Camry, Joe Gibbs Racing Starting Position: 1st How are you so good at Bristol? "It's just kind of gone that way for me. After a couple of years of getting used to wrecking here, it sort of all fell into place. I've never sat ...FULL STORY »
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Ford Racing 2013 NSCS Food City 500 Post-Qualifying Recaps
Posted 03.15.13
CARL EDWARDS – No. 99 Kellogg’s Ford Fusion – “It was an OK lap for me.  We were just a little tight, but that’s faster than we went in practice.  It’s OK and it’s a good starting spot.  We’re gonna be good.  We’ve got the fastest pit crew in the world here, so it’s gonna ...FULL STORY »
Kyle Busch, driver of the #18 M&M's Toyota, poses in Victory Lane after setting the track record after qualifying for the pole position the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Food City 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway on March 15, 2013 in Bristol, Tennessee. - Photo Credit: Drew Hallowell/Getty Images
2013 NSCS Food City 500 Starting Lineup
Posted 03.15.13
Ryan Newman's March 2003 NSCS Bristol Motor Speedway qualifying record speed of 128.709 mph, was broken Friday afternoon when Kyle Busch, with a qualifying lap speed of 129.535 mph, captured the 2013 Food City 500 Coors Light Pole Award. This was Busch's first series pole of the 2013 season, his eleventh ...FULL STORY »


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