NASCAR Bristol Dirt Race 2022. How to view, schedule, probability originally appeared on NBC Sports Boston
The 2022 NASCAR season is only eight weeks old, but drivers have already seen a number of routes. Half a mile short distance to և 20 laps և 2.5 miles superfast, teams have been tested in many areas.
But on Easter Sunday night, the series goes to its most unique challenge – a dirty road.
Bristol Motor Speedway is one of NASCAR’s most historic sites. Since the 1960s, drivers have competed in the Thunder Valley, a half-mile long, high-sloped oval. But in 2021, the track was covered with dirt for the first time since 1970 on a non-asphalt track.
Here’s everything you need to know about the second Bristol Dirt Race.
What is the timetable for NASCAR Bristol Dirt Race?
On the weekend of the race in Bristol, a special practice – qualification schedule will be presented due to the unknowns of the race on the ground.
There will be two 50-minute internships on Friday, one at 4:00 p.m., the other at 6:30 p.m. ET, both at Fox Sports 1.
The composition of the race on Saturday will be determined by four heat races. The 36 drivers will be randomly divided into four groups of eight; they will run a 15-round heat race to determine the starting lineup for Sunday’s main event. Heat races start on Saturday at 6pm at ET Fox Sports 2.
Food City Dirt Race will be green on April 17, Sunday at 7pm ET.
What’s the NASCAR TV schedule for this weekend?
The race in Bristol takes place at FOX on Sunday at 7pm ET.
Pre-race coverage begins on NASCAR RaceDay at 5:30 PM at ET Fox Sports 1. Coverage moves to FOX 18:00, more pre-race celebrations before the race at 19:00.
All coverage can be before, during or after the race broadcast online here: և In the Fox Sports app.
The NASCAR Tournament is in Bristol Dirty Race
Now with eight races in the regular season of 26 races, the star drivers are starting to increase their net points. Only 16 drivers make it to the playoffs, և drivers secure a place by winning the race or scoring the most points among the non-winners. Here is the current play-off tournament table, where the victories prevail over the points.
William Byron, 276 points, 2 wins
Ross Chastain, 246 points, 1 victory
Alex Bowman, 237 points, 1 victory
Chase Briscoe, 220 points, 1 victory
Kyle Larson, 201 points, 1 victory
Austin Sindrich, 201 points, 1 victory
Danny Hamley, 157 points, 1 victory
Chase Elliott, 288 points
Ryan Blaine, 285 points
Joy Logano, 261 points
Martin Truex Jr., 237 points
Arik Almirola, 223 points
K. Harvik, 222 points
Kyle Bush, 221 points
Tyler Radick, 202 points
Austin Dillon, 197 points
We already have three new play-offs for 2022: Chastain, Briscon և Cindrick, after they won their first career race. With seven winners in eight races, only nine playoff places are based on points, that number will decrease as we get more new winners.
Which active drivers won in Bristol?
The previous cup race was held only once in Bristol Dirt Track, so there was only one winner before – Joy Logano.
Although there was only one Bristol Dirt Race, there were 121 races on the paved short track dating back to 1961. Kyle Bush leads all active drivers with eight Bristol victories, while his brother Kurt Bush is six points behind. Brad Keselowski և K. Harvik both have three wins in Bristol, and Logano և Danny Hamlin – two wins. Kyle Larson won Bristol’s most recent asphalt race in September.
Who will win NASCAR this weekend?
It’s hard to pick a favorite considering just one race at Bristol Dirt. This race was held in the daytime with old Gen-6 cars. We are now looking at the race under the lights with the new Next Gen cars.
Eric Jones has the best average result on the Bristol asphalt surface (12.4 out of 9 starts), ranking ninth on the ground last spring. Kyle Bush (13.0 from 32 starts), Harwick (13.21 from 41), Eliot (13.3 from 11) և Larson (13.4 from 13) are the other active finish leaders on the concrete surface.
Last year’s dirty race was dominated by Truex (126 laps), Logano (61 laps) and Daniel Suarez (58 laps).
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