Kaulig Racing’s AJ Allmendinger is two-for-two when it comes to bagging NASCAR Xfinity Series Regular Season Championships, becoming the first driver in series history to do so. Other drivers that have earned a Regular Season Championship are Elliott Sadler (2017), Justin Allgaier (2018), Tyler Reddick (2019) and Austin Cindric (2020).
Not only did ThorSport Racing’s Ty Majeski score his first NASCAR national series victory last weekend at Bristol Motor Speedway, but he also claimed the first berth in the Championship 4 Round set to take place at Phoenix Raceway with the championship season finale on November 4. Majeski will now get to breathe easy as the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series takes the week off before partaking in some superspeedway action at the 2.66-mile Talladega Superspeedway.
Our New England correspondent, Lou Modestino compiles a weekly list of how NASCAR drivers connected to the New England area did in the past weekend’s racing. Here’s his report from Bristol.
Let this sink in for a moment – not a single NASCAR Cup Series playoff driver won a race in Round One of the playoffs.
BRISTOL, Tenn. (Sept. 17, 2022) – RFK Racing stole the show Saturday night at the famous Bristol Night Race as Chris Buescher earned his second-ever NASCAR Cup Series win, piloting the Fastenal Ford Mustang to the first win under the new RFK banner. He and teammate and co-owner Brad Keselowski led a combined 278 laps with the No. 6 winning the opening stage.
Bristol, Tenn. (Sept. 16, 2022): Live Fast Motorsports (LFM) and Down N Dirty Outdoors announced today their partnership for the NASCAR Cup Series race at Bristol Motor Speedway on Sept. 17, 2022.
Ty Majeski downplayed his final run in Thursday night’s UNOH 200 presented by Ohio Logistics at Bristol Motor Speedway as “just another restart.” In reality, it was the most important moment-to-date in Majeski’s hardscrabble career.
Under the lights, at the ‘World’s Fastest Half-Mile,’ the greatest stock car drivers on the planet will battle it out in the Bass Pro Shops Night Race at Bristol Motor Speedway, this Saturday, Sept. 17 at 7:30 p.m. ET on USA, PRN and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio. With this weekend’s event serving as the elimination race for the NASCAR Cup Series Playoffs Round of 16 a lot is on the line.
The NASCAR Xfinity Series will be heading to “The Last Great Coliseum” to run in Friday’s Food City 300 at 7:30 p.m. ET on the USA Network, the NBC Sports App, PRN and SiriusXM NASCAR radio.
After the elimination race in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Round of 10 at Kansas Speedway last weekend, two drivers were eliminated from the Playoffs – Niece Motorsport’s Carson Hocevar and ThorSport Racing’s Matt Crafton. Now, the series heads to Bristol Motor Speedway for the UNOH 200 presented by Ohio Logistics, this Thursday, Sept. 15 at 9 p.m. ET on FS1, MRN and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio.