XFINITY Series Food City 300

NASCAR XFINITY Series

Race: Food City 300
Track: Bristol Motor Speedway
Date and Time: Friday, Aug. 21 at 7:30 p.m. (ET)
Tune-in: NBCSN, PRN, SiriusXM Ch. 90
Distance: 159.9 miles (300 laps)
What to Watch For: Ryan Blaney attempts to defend his 2014 August Bristol XFINITY Series victory. He can earn Team Penske its third straight win at “The Last Great Colosseum.” … Six of the last eight Bristol winners (75%) have started from the top-two starting positions. … Standings leader Chris Buescher attempts to extend his lead over Ty Dillon (-24 points) and Chase Elliott (-25). … The highest finisher among Regan Smith, Elliott Sadler, Ryan Blaney and Daniel Suárez will win a $100,000 bonus as part of the NASCAR XFINITY Series Dash 4 Cash Program. … Long-time veteran Hermie Sadler III will attempt to qualify and compete in the Food City 300 this weekend, his first race since last season at Richmond.

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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.