Sport NASCAR at Bristol: Live updates, highlights, results from the Food City 500

21:01  15 april  2018
21:01  15 april  2018 Source:   Sporting News

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RESULTS : Click here for full results from the Food City 500 at Bristol . But no one was faster longer, or more consistently, than Edwards. And while Edwards led a race-high 276 laps en route to his first victory of the 2016 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season

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A stormy forecast forced NASCAR to move the start time but the Food City 500 is still set to run at Bristol Motor Speedway on Sunday at 1 p.m. ET.

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Last week's winner at Texas and the current leader in the points standings Kyle Busch barely edged out brother Kurt with the fastest qualifying lap time so he'll start on the pole. Kurt Busch was set to start alongside his brother in P2 but wrecked during practice and will now have to start in the rear with a backup car. Brad Keselowski and Ricky Stenhouse Jr. round out the other top spots of the starting lineup for Sunday. Last year's winner Jimmie Johnson will start at P17.

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NASCAR Results . Race: 2018 Food City 500 - Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Date: April 15, 2018 Location: Bristol Motor Speedway Distance: 500 laps, 266.5 miles (429 km) Network: FOX, 2:00 P.M ET.

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The Bristol forecast had a 90 percent chance of rain which forced the start time change but rain and thunderstorms are supposed to continue into the night with a 60 percent chance. To be official, at least half of the race must be complete, otherwise they will likely have to postpone it until Monday when the precipitation subsides.

The Food City 500 is a 266.5 mile race over 500 laps at Bristol Motor Speedway in Tennessee. The three stages are broken up at laps 125 and 250. NASCAR has also announced there will be a competition caution at lap 45.

Below you'll find live updates, highlights and results from NASCAR at Bristol.

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The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series is at Bristol Motor Speedway this weekend. After a lengthy rain delay 43 cars hit the track for what hopes to be 500 laps of racing around the 0.533 mile short track. Food City 500 Live Updates from Bristol .

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NASCAR at Bristol: Food City 500 updates, highlights and results:

(All times Eastern)

1:43 — Another caution out for A.J. Allmendinger. And Michael McDowell's day is done.

1:40 — A quick caution and they're back to green on lap nine. Kyle Busch and Ryan Blaney at the front of the pack.

1:36 — Caution flag is already out on lap three. Michael McDowell, Chase Elliott and Martin Truex Jr. all involved in the wreck.

1:34 — Green flag is in the air. Let's go racing!

1:24 — Engines are fired in Bristol!

1:07 — The plan is for the green flag to wave at 1:22.

12:30 — There's a break in the rain so NASCAR is attempting to dry the track out. Driver intro will take place at 12:40 p.m.

12:07 — One hour until race time. That is, if the weather holds up.

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