• It may be time for Blaney to win at Bristol

    2 days ago - By NASCAR notes

    It's a good time for Blaney to win this week. There's a lot of relevant data to review before making your NASCAR wagers this week for Saturday night's Bass Pro Shops NRA 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway's half-mile, high banked, concrete bullring.
    The first thing we have to understand is that this the 29th race of the season and the third and final race in the Round of 16. Four of the 16 Playoff drivers will be chopped from championship contention after the race, giving us 12 remaining drivers when the Round of 12 begins next in the South Point 400 at Las Vegas. There will be a few guys...
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  • Kyle Busch is 6/1 to win 2020 Bass Pro Shops Night Race

    Kyle Busch is 6/1 to win 2020 Bass Pro Shops Night Race

    2 days ago - By NASCAR notes

    KYLE BUSCH Circling the Calendar
    Kyle Busch has 8 wins at Bristol. HUNTERSVILLE, North Carolina - The annual night race at Bristol Motor Speedway has long been a staple on the NASCAR Cup Series schedule. In fact, many argue that the annual 500-lap race is quickly becoming a crown jewel race on the calendar. To add to the growing excitement for Bristol's fall race, Saturday night's Bass Pro Shops Night Race will be a part of the Cup Series playoffs for the first time ever.
    For one, Kyle Busch, driver of the No. 18 Skittles Toyota Camry for Joe Gibbs Racing , had this race circled on the...
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  • Aric Almirola is 25/1 to win 2020 Bass Pro Shops Night Race at Bristol

    Aric Almirola is 25/1 to win 2020 Bass Pro Shops Night Race at Bristol

    2 days ago - By NASCAR notes

    ARIC ALMIROLA Heading to Bristol Seven Points Ahead of Playoff Cutoff Line
    KANNAPOLIS, North Carolina - Aric Almirola, driver of the No. 10 Smithfield Ford for Stewart-Haas Racing in the NASCAR Cup Series, will compete in the final race of the Round of 16 of this year's playoffs in hopes of advancing to the Round of 12.
    In order to advance to the next round, Almirola needs to remain inside the top-12 in the playoff standings. He sits in 10th place with a seven-point cushion ahead of the playoff cutoff line.
    “We're seven points ahead, which is good, but not good enough to race without...
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  • Kevin Harvick is 8/1 to win 2020 Bass Pro Shops Night Race

    2 days ago - By NASCAR notes

    KEVIN HARVICK It's Going To Be Wild
    KANNAPOLIS, North Carolina - Kevin Harvick will be part of a wild 500-lap race Saturday night at Bristol Motor Speedway.
    The driver of the No. 4 Busch Light Ford Mustang for Stewart-Haas Racing will be one among 40 competitors on the high-banked .533-mile oval. And with this being the final race in the Round of 16 in the NASCAR playoffs, four drivers will not advance to the next round.
    Thankfully for Harvick, he has already guaranteed his spot in the Round of 12 via his Sept. 6 victory in the playoff opener at Darlington Raceway. So while it may be wild...
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  • Cole Custer is 100/1 to win 2020 Bass Pro Shops Night Race at Bristol

    2 days ago - By NASCAR notes

    COLE CUSTER Looking To Advance to the Round of 12
    KANNAPOLIS, North Carolina - This weekend, Cole Custer and the No. 41 HaasTooling.com/Autodesk Fusion 360 team head to Bristol Motor Speedway for Saturday night's 500-lap NASCAR Cup Series race. The Stewart-Haas Racing team heads back to the high-banked concrete oval for the third time in five months. Saturday night marks Custer's 32nd Cup Series career start.
    It's the final race in the opening Round of 16 of the playoffs, and Custer and the No. 41 team have one final shot to gain enough points to advance to the Round of 12. The rookie...
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  • Denny Hamlin is 9/2 favorite to win 2020 Bass Pro Shops Night Race at Bristol

    Denny Hamlin is 9/2 favorite to win 2020 Bass Pro Shops Night Race at Bristol

    2 days ago - By NASCAR notes

    Denny Hamlin won at Bristol last fall. Denny Hamlin 11 FedEx Freight Toyota
    Joe Gibbs Racing
    Race Info:
    Race: Bass Pro Shops Night Race
    Date/Time: Saturday, Sept. 19/7:30 p.m. ET
    Distance: 500 laps/266.5 miles
    Track Length: .533 mile
    Track Shape: Oval 2019 Winner: Denny Hamlin
    Express Notes:
    Press Kit: Download the 2020 FedEx Racing press materials at, including bios for Denny Hamlin, Chris Gabehart and Joe Gibbs Racing leadership, program highlights and statistics.
    Richmond Recap: Denny Hamlin secured his advancement to the next round of the NASCAR Cup Series Playoffs with a 12th-place...
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