The 2019 NASCAR Monster Energy Series heads to another historic race track as the Bristol Motor Speedway in Bristol, Tennessee hosts round 8 of the 2019 NASCAR season.
The Bristol Motor Speedway hosted the first ever NASCAR race on July 31, 1961. It’s one of the shortest courses at .533 miles of track that is real. The Food City 500 is competed over 500 laps around the short track. This year’s edition will be held on April 7, 2019
Last year, Kyle Busch won the 2018 Food City 500 after overtaking Kyle Larson using only six laps to enter the race. Busch led a total of 117 laps in the race while Larson led 200 laps before yielding the lead.
Jimmie Johnson came in ar third while Ricky Stenhouse Jr. and Alex Bowman round out the Top five finishers. The triumph was Busch’s seventh career Cup victory at Bristol, the most among active drivers and fifth all-time in the background of the track.
Let’s take a look at the NASCAR Monster Energy standings. This is the official standings for the year ahead of the O’Reilly Auto Parts 500 race at Texas Motor Speedway on Monday.: