It’s becoming – in a legendary sense – that the observe generally known as “The Final Nice Colosseum” will host the primary elimination race of the 2022 NASCAR Cup Sequence playoffs, as drivers and groups battle for playoff survival throughout a nighttime spectacle and on an oval that helped make the “bump-and-run” well-known.
Sixteen drivers will enter the “The Bullring” at Bristol Motor Speedway, however solely 12 will depart with their championship aspirations intact. Following eventful races at Darlington Raceway and Kansas Speedway – the place non-playoff drivers celebrated race wins in victory lane – no driver is but assured of advancing to the second spherical.
Each the highest and the underside of the playoff standings getting into Saturday night time’s race function surprises, and the drivers simply above and under the bubble are clumped in a decent pack. Joe Gibbs Racing’s Christopher Bell sits atop the standings, 58 factors above the cutoff line, whereas Stewart-Hass Racing’s Kevin Harvick, in sixteenth, ranks 35 factors under the Twelfth-place driver and faces a close to must-win.
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Right here is every little thing it is advisable know to prepare for the Bass Professional Retailers Night time Race, Saturday at Bristol Motor Speedway.
What time does the NASCAR Cup race at Bristol begin?
- 1 What time does the NASCAR Cup race at Bristol begin?
- 2 What TV channel is the Cup race at Bristol on?
- 3 Will there be a dwell stream of the Cup race at Bristol?
- 4 What number of laps is the Cup race at Bristol?
- 5 What are the playoff standings getting into the Cup race at Bristol?
- 6 Who gained the latest Night time race at Bristol?
- 7 What’s the lineup for the Bass Professional Retailers Night time Race?
The Bass Professional Retailers Night time Race begins at 7:30 p.m. ET in Bristol, Tennessee.
What TV channel is the Cup race at Bristol on?
USA Community is broadcasting the Bass Professional Retailers Night time Race and has a preview present starting at 6:30 p.m. ET.
Will there be a dwell stream of the Cup race at Bristol?
The Bass Professional Retailers Night time Race could be dwell streamed on the NBC Sports activities web site (for these with a cable/satellite tv for pc supplier) and on the NBC Sports activities app. The race may also be streamed on FuboTV in addition to different choices.
What number of laps is the Cup race at Bristol?
The Bass Professional Retailers Night time Race is 500 laps across the 0.533-mile oval for a complete of 266.5 miles. The race will function three segments (laps per stage) — Stage 1: 125 laps, Stage 2: 125 laps, Stage 3: 250 laps.
What are the playoff standings getting into the Cup race at Bristol?
(By two races; prime 12 after Saturday night time’s race advance to second spherical)
1. Christopher Bell, 2,108 factors; 2. William Byron, 2,098; 3. Denny Hamlin, 2,097; 4. Joey Logano, 2,090; 5. Ryan Blaney, 2,086; 6. Alex Bowman, 2,080; 7. Chase Elliott, 2,078; 8. Kyle Larson, 2,077; 9. Ross Chastain, 2,076; 10. Daniel Suarez, 2,056; 11. Tyler Redick, 2,052; 12. Austin Cindric, 2,052; 13. Kyle Busch, 2,050; 14. Austin Dillon, 2,049; 15. Chase Briscoe, 2,043; 16. Kevin Harvick, 2,017.
Who gained the latest Night time race at Bristol?
Kyle Larson dominated, main 175 laps in final yr’s playoff race earlier than edging Kevin Harvick by 0.227 seconds on Sept. 18, 2021 to clinch a berth within the second spherical.
What’s the lineup for the Bass Professional Retailers Night time Race?
(Automobile quantity in parentheses)
1. (10) Aric Almirola, Ford
2. (14) Chase Briscoe, Ford
3. (48) Alex Bowman, Chevrolet
4. (11) Denny Hamlin, Toyota
5. (5) Kyle Larson, Chevrolet
6. (12) Ryan Blaney, Ford
7. (4) Kevin Harvick, Ford
8. (20) Christopher Bell, Toyota
9. (2) Austin Cindric, Ford
10. (6) Brad Keselowski, Ford
11. (41) Cole Custer, Ford
12. (1) Ross Chastain, Chevrolet
13. (16) AJ Allmendinger, Chevrolet
14. (45) Bubba Wallace, Toyota
15. (22) Joey Logano, Ford
16. (24) William Byron, Chevrolet
17. (8) Tyler Reddick, Chevrolet
18. (34) Michael McDowell, Ford
19. (31) Justin Haley, Chevrolet
20. (17) Chris Buescher, Ford
21. (18) Kyle Busch, Toyota
22. (19) Martin Truex Jr, Toyota
23. (9) Chase Elliott, Chevrolet
24. (43) Erik Jones, Chevrolet
25. (23) Ty Gibbs, Toyota
26. (47) Ricky Stenhouse Jr, Chevrolet
27. (21) Harrison Burton, Ford
28. (3) Austin Dillon, Chevrolet
29. (99) Daniel Suárez, Chevrolet
30. (38) Todd Gilliland, Ford
31. (7) Corey Lajoie, Chevrolet
32. (51) Cody Ware, Ford
33. (78) BJ McLeod, Ford
34. (42) Ty Dillon, Chevrolet
35. (77) Landon Cassill, Chevrolet
36. (15) JJ Yeley, Ford