Sprint Cup Series Food City 500

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series

Race: Food City 500

Place: Bristol Motor Speedway

Date and Time: Sunday, April 17 at 1 p.m. ET

Tune-in: FOX, PRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio

Distance: 266.5 miles (500 laps)

What to Watch For: Kyle Busch goes for his third straight win. … Matt Kenseth attempts to defend his spring 2015 Bristol victory. … One week after finishing sixth despite leading a race-high 141 laps at Texas, Martin Truex Jr. tries to turn around his luck at Bristol. … Ricky Stenhouse Jr. has a single-track career-high two top fives and 11.2 average finish in six starts at Thunder Valley. … Ryan Blaney tries to catch Chase Elliott in the Sunoco Rookie of the Year standings at Bristol where he owns a NASCAR XFINITY Series and NASCAR Camping World Truck Series win.

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Greg is a published award winning sportswriter who spent 23 years combined active and active reserve military service, much of that in and around the Special Operations community. Greg is the author of "The Nuts and Bolts of NASCAR: The Definitive Viewers' Guide to Big-Time Stock Car Auto Racing" and has been published in major publications across the country including the Los Angeles Times, the Cleveland Plain Dealer and the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. He was also a contributor to Chicken Soup for the NASCAR Soul, published in 2010, and the Christmas edition in 2016. He wrote as the NASCAR, Formula 1, Auto Reviews and National Veterans Affairs Examiner for Examiner.com and has appeared on Fox News. He holds a BS degree in communications, a Masters degree in psychology and is currently a PhD candidate majoring in psychology. He is currently the weekend Motorsports Editor for Autoweek.