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PREVIEW: Le Mans 24-hour; NASCAR at Bristol (x3)

Thursday, September 17

1. NASCAR (NGROTS) Trucks UNOH 200, Bristol Motor Speedway
• TV: Fox Sports Racing at 7:30P
• Bristol Motor Speedway is a concrete-paved oval with banking that vary from 24 to 28 degrees, frontstretch varies from 5 to 9 degrees, backstretch varies from 4-8 degrees.
• track length = 0.533 mi; 200 lap race = 106.6 miles; Stages: 55/55/90
• Last year the Truck Series ran once here at Bristol on August 15. Brett Moffitt was the race winner ahead of Ross Chastain, and Stewart Friesen.
• The most recent Truck Series race this year was last week’s race at Richmond. Grant Enfinger overcame going a lap down to win over Matt Crafton and Ben Rhodes
• Click HERE for the entry list for this week’s race
• Click HERE for the starting lineup for this week’s race

Friday, September 18

2. NASCAR Xfinity Food City 300, Bristol Motor Speedway
• TV: TSN3/5 at 7:30P
• Bristol Motor Speedway is a concrete-paved oval with banking that vary from 24 to 28 degrees, frontstretch varies from 5 to 9 degrees, backstretch varies from 4-8 degrees.
• track length = 0.533 mi; 300 lap race = 159.9 mi; Stages: 85/85/130 laps
• The Xfinity Series raced at Bristol twice last year. In April the winner here was Christopher Bell over Cole Custer and Chase Briscoe. Austin Cindric won here in the August race; the Cup Series regular driver Kyle Busch finished second and Justin Allgaier was third.
• This week’s race is the second Xfinity race run here at Bristol this year. Noah Gragson won here in June. The most recent NGROTS race this season was run at Richmond last week; Justin Allgaier won both races in the double-header of two Xfinity races there. In the second of the two NXS races at Richmond last weekend, Jeb Burton finished second and Ross Chastain was third.
• Click HERE for the entry list for this week’s race
• Click HERE for the starting lineup for this week’s race

Saturday, September 19

3. FIA World Endurance Championship (Saturday) 24 Hours of Le Mans, Le Mans, France
• TV: Discovery Velocity at 8:30A-Sunday at 9:00A Sunday
• The Circuit des 24 Heures du Mans measures 13.626 km, combining permanent racetrack and public roads.
• The race duration is 24 hours, starting at 9:00A EDT
• The 2019 edition of the Le Mans 24 was won by a LMP1 Toyota TS050 Hybrid driven by Buemi/Nakajima/Alonso• This race is normally run in mid-June; this year it has been postponed to this weekend due to the COVID-19 pandemic

.• The most recent WEC race this year was the six-hour race at Spa-Francorchamps on August 14. It was won by the No. 7 LMP1 Toyota TS050 Hybrid driven by Conway/Kobayashi/Lopez.

• Click HERE for the entry list for this year’s Le Mans 24h.

4. NASCAR Cup Series Bass Pro Shops Night Race, Bristol Motor Speedway
• TV: TSN3 at 7:30P
• Bristol Motor Speedway is a concrete-paved oval with banking that vary from 24 to 28 degrees, frontstretch varies from 5 to 9 degrees, backstretch varies from 4-8 degrees.
• track length = 0.533 mi; 500 lap race = 266.5 mi; Stages: 125/125/250 laps
• The Cup Series raced here twice last year. Chase Elliott won here in April, with William Byron second and Ryan Blaney third. Denny Hamlin won the August race; Matt DiBenedetto was second and Brad Keselowski was third.
• Brad Keselowski won here at Bristol in the April Cup race this year. The most recent Cup Series race was run last weekend at Richmond. Keselowski also won that race – over Martin Truex and Joey Logano.
• Click HERE for the entry list for this week’s race
• Click HERE for the starting lineup for this week’s race

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