Joey Logano made history Monday afternoon. Leading the final 61 laps in the face of a determined charge by Denny Hamlin, Logano won the rain-delayed Food City Dirt Race in overtime at Bristol Motor Speedway, the first dirt-track race for the NASCAR Cup Series since 1970.
What happened to Bristol Nascar race?
Citing flood warnings and persistent rain, Bristol Motor Speedway officials postponed the most anticipated race of the season Sunday — an audacious attempt to stage a NASCAR Cup Series race on a concrete oval coated with tons of red clay — three hours before its scheduled start.
Who won Nascar Monday night?
For the tenth consecutive season, Joey Logano is a race winner in the NASCAR Cup Series after his victory Monday evening on the dirt at Bristol Motor Speedway. The 2018 Cup champion also became the 30th different Ford driver to earn a dirt win in NASCAR’s premier division.
Is the Bristol Nascar race Cancelled?
NASCAR dirt race at Bristol postponed due to rainy weather, flash flooding. … NASCAR has postponed its Cup Series dirt race at Bristol until 4 p.m. Monday, citing overnight heavy rainfall and local flood warnings, safety concerns and a menacing Sunday forecast at Bristol Motor Speedway.
Why is the Nascar race on Monday?
NASCAR postpones Cup, Truck Series races to Monday due to wet weather. With heavy rain in the area and safety concerns with Sullivan County (Tenn.)
Has Nascar been postponed today?
NEWS: Today’s NASCAR Cup Series and Camping World Truck Series races have been postponed at @BMSupdates.
Was the Bristol dirt race a success?
It had been more than 50 years since the Cup Series last raced on dirt, and that was a 100-mile race in 1970 on a ½-mile dirt track at the North Carolina State Fairgrounds in Raleigh, N.C. The race was won by Hall of Fame driver Richard Petty, who finished two laps ahead of his nearest competitor.
Who won stage 2 in Nascar today?
NASCAR results from Atlanta
They also split the first two stages of Sunday’s race; Kyle won Stage 1 and Kurt won Stage 2. The rest of the top five at Atlanta: Martin Truex Jr., Alex Bowman and Ryan Blaney. Denny Hamlin kept his lead in the point standings with a 13th-place finish.
Who won the Nascar race today 2021?
Kurt Busch wins battle of brothers, scores first victory of the season at Atlanta. Kurt Busch outdueled his younger brother Kyle Busch in the pair’s fourth career 1-2 finish to secure his 2021 NASCAR Cup Series Playoffs position and take his 33rd career victory in Sunday’s Quaker State 400 Presented by Walmart.
Who won todays Nascar?
Kyle Busch wins second race of Pocono NASCAR Cup doubleheader in fuel-mileage bet. LONG POND, Pa. – Kyle Busch came through in the clutch. Even when he raced without one.
Has Bristol been postponed?
BRISTOL, Tenn. — The NASCAR Cup Series dirt race that was scheduled to take place Sunday afternoon has now been postponed due to weather. … It is the first dirt race for the Cup Series since 1970. The 28-degree Bristol banking has now been reduced to 19 degrees after the dirt was applied.
Why is Nascar on dirt?
The roots of stock-car racing are firmly planted in dirt — from the sand of Daytona Beach, Fla., where NASCAR staged its first race in 1948, to the red clay of the Carolinas, where former moonshine runners made their fame on oval tracks carved by bulldozers.
Will Bristol stay a dirt-track?
Dirt racing will remain on the NASCAR Cup Series bill at Bristol into 2022, following Monday’s race at the circuit – the championship’s first dirt event since 1970. … Bristol had sold out of tickets for both races under current social distancing guidelines during the COVID-19 pandemic.
What time is the Bristol race on Monday?
START TIME: 4 p.m. ET. Green flag is scheduled for 4:18 p.m. ET. TV: Fox.
Who is leading in points in Nascar?
2021 stage points for the NASCAR Cup Series
What channel is Nascar on this weekend?
TV schedule, start time for Sunday’s Pocono race. For anyone who’s asking “What channel is the NASCAR race on today,” the answer is the same times two for Saturday and Sunday. The channel for the weekend Cup Series doubleheader at Pocono Raceway is NBCSN.