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Bristol Race Center

Statistics, event schedule and race information for the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Food City 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway.

Food City 500

Race Recap and Results Race Photos
Final Practice Speeds Second Practice Speeds
Pit Stall Assignments Starting Lineup
Qualifying Results First Practice Speeds
Fantasy Racing Preview Goodyear Tire Notes
Driver Averages Driver Stats
Driver Ratings Laps Led Leaders
Race Winners Pole Winners
Entry List Schedule of Events

Track Length: .533 Mile (500 laps = 266.5 miles)
Race Length: 500 Laps
First Race: July 30, 1961 – Volunteer 500
Banking: Turns vary from 24 to 28 degrees, frontstretch varies from 5 to 9 degrees, backstretch varies from 4-8 degrees
Frontstretch: 650 feet
Backstretch: 650 feet

Stage Lengths: Stage 1 ends at Lap 125; Stage 2 ends at Lap 250; Final stage ends at Lap 500

Qualifying:  Ryan Blaney, Ford, 132.076 mph (14.528 sec.); April 5, 2019 (Round 2 of 3)
Race: Charlie Glotzbach; Chevrolet, 101.074 mph (2:38:12); July 11, 1971


Starting Positions of Race Winners

Starting Pos. Races Won
1 25
2 13
3 9
4 9
5 10
6 9
7 1
8 7
9 6
10 2
11 1
12 5
13 4
14 2
15 1
18 2
19 3
20 1
24 2
26 1
27 1
30 1
38 1

Races won from Pole (25 of 116)

Driver Year
Fred Lorenzen 1963
Richard Petty 1967
David Pearson 1971
Bobby Allison 1972 (twice)
Cale Yarborough 1973, 1977 (twice), 1980
Darrell Waltrip 1981 (twice), 1982
Dale Earnhardt 1985
Rusty Wallace 1991, 1993, 1999, 2000
Alan Kulwicki 1992
Mark Martin 1993
Jeff Gordon 2002
Matt Kenseth 2005, 2015
Carl Edwards 2008, 2016
Kyle Busch 2018

Previous 2019 Race Centers

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Las Vegas Phoenix
Auto Club Martinsville
Texas

Monster Energy Cup Series Season Info

2019 Schedule 2019 Standings
2020 Schedule 2019 Driver Ratings