The NASCAR Nationwide Series is at Bristol Motor Speedway this weekend for the Jeff Foxworthy Grit Chips 300 and has a green flag start time of 2:16 p.m EST. The race is is 300 laps, 159.9 miles around Bristol’s 0.533 mile short track.
Justin Allgaier is on the pole for the race driving the No. 31 Chevrolet. Austin Dillon will start alongside him.
The race will be aired live on ESPN, and also can be seen on computers, smartphones, tablets and XBOX via WatchESPN for fans that receive the subscription. PRN has radio for the race, or you can listen on Sirius Channel 90.
The race announcers are: Allen Bestwick, Dale Jarrett and Andy Petree. The reporters live from pit road are Jamie Little, Dave Burns, Dr Jerry Punch, and Vince Welch.
Jeff Foxworthy is the grand marshal for the race as he has been in years past.
SPRINT CUP: Kyle Busch on pole at Bristol
Elliott Sadler gambled on tires in last years Spring race to win at Bristol Motor Speedway. He took the lead with 36 laps remaining, he did not pit during a late caution. He held off Kasey Kahne with 27 laps to go on the final restart, beating Kahne to the finish line by 1.6 seconds.
Jeremy Clements is back in the No. 51 after his two week suspension by NASCAR. Sprint Cup regulars, Kyle Busch, Brad Keselowski, and Kevin Harvick will be playing double duty at Bristol, taking on both the Nationwide race and Cup race on Sunday.
Sam Hornish Jr. will be making his 200th NASCAR national series start at Bristol.
|3||Sam Hornish Jr|
|19||Nelson Piquet Jr|
|34||John Wes Townely|
Morgan Sheperd, Danny Efland and Joey Gase failed to qualify for the race. Gase crashed his car in practice Friday.