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FACT FILE: INDYCAR at Laguna Seca, NASCAR at Bristol

1. NTT IndyCar Series Firestone Grand Prix of Monterey
• Race Date: Sunday, September 19, 2021
• TV: NBC/SN360 at 3:00P to 6:00

THE VENUE
• WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca, Monterey, CA
• An 11-turn 2.238 mi (3.602 km) artificial road course noted for its twisting downhill ‘corkscrew’ turn.
• Click HERE for a map of the circuit

THE EVENT
• 90 laps = 212.61 mi
• Firestone tire allotment: Six sets primary, four sets alternate. Teams must use one set of primary and one new set of alternate tires in the race. (Note: A seventh set of primary tires is available to any car fielding a rookie driver.)

PREVIOUS RESULTS:
• Last year’s edition of this race was cancelled due to the COVID pandemic. The race was last run here on September 22, 2019. Podium Results: 1. Colton Herta, HSR-Andretti Honda, 2. Will Power, Penske Chevrolet, 3. Scott Dixon, Ganassi Honda.
• The most recent Indy car race this year was held at Portland last Sunday, September 12th. Podium Results: 1. Alex Palou, Ganassi Honda, 2. Alexander Rossi, Andretti Honda, 3. Scott Dixon, Ganassi Honda.

CLICK BELOW FOR THESE LINKS:
• Weekend Schedule
• Entry List
• Starting Lineup
• Live Scoring: When the race starts, go to indycar.com; scroll down to the race name; CLICK on ‘TIMING AND SCORING’
• Race Results

 

2. NASCAR Cup Series Bass Pro Shops Night Race at Bristol
• Race Date: Saturday, September 18, 2021
• TV: TSN5 at 7:30P-11:00

THE VENUE
• Bristol Motor Speedway, Bristol, TN
• 0.533 mi (0.858 km) 4-turn banked oval, banking in the turns is 22-24°
• Bristol usually sprays on the bottom lane or so with a special ‘traction compound’ (PJ1) in hopes of making “the lower groove the preferable groove in the corners, helping make the bump-and-run more likely” and encouraging the drivers to use more than a single groove.

THE EVENT
• 500 laps = 266.5 mi; Stages: 125/125/250 = 500 laps

PREVIOUS RESULTS
• Two Cup races were held at Bristol in 2020.
§ The first was held on May 31, 2020. Podium Results: 1. Brad Keselowski, Penske ford, 2. Clint Boyer, Stewart-Haas Ford, 3. Jimmie Johnson, Hendrick Chevrolet
§ The second was on September 19, 2020. Podium Results: 1. Kevin Harvick, Stewart-Haas Ford, 2. Kyle Busch, Joe Gibbs Toyota, 3. Erik Jones, Joe Gibbs Toyota.
• This year the traditional spring race here was run on March 29th, 2021. Podium Results: 1. Joey Logano, Penske Ford, 2. Rick Stenhouse, JTG Daugherty Chevrolet, 3. Denny Hamlin, Joe Gibbs Toyota.
• The most recent Cup race was run last Sunday, September 11th at Richmond. Podium Results: 1. Martin Truex, Joe Gibbs Toyota, 2. Denny Hamlin, Joe Gibs Toyota, 3. Christopher Bell, Joe Gibbs Toyota.

CLICK BELOW FOR THESE LINKS:
• Weekend Schedule
• Entry List
• Qualifying/Starting Lineup
• Live Scoring: when the race starts, go to https://www.nascar.com/ select LIVE LEADERBOARD; then select 'RAW FEED'
• Cumulative Race Report
• Race Results

3. NASCAR Xfinity Series Food City 300 at Bristol
• Race Date: Friday, September 17, 2021
• TV: TSN2 at 7:30P to 10:00

THE VENUE
• Bristol Motor Speedway, Bristol, TN
• 0.533 mi (0.858 km) 4-turn banked oval, banking in the turns is 22-24°

THE EVENT
• 300 laps = 159.9 mi; Stages: 85/85/130 = 300 laps

PREVIOUS RESULTS
• Two Xfinity races were held at Bristol in 2020.
¶ The first was run on June 1st. Podium Results: 1. Noah Gragson, JRM Chevrolet, 2. Chase Briscoe, Biagi Ford, 3. Brandon Jones, Joe Gibbs Toyota.
¶ The second race was held on September 18th. Podium Results: 1. Chase Briscoe, Biagi ford, 21. Ross Chastain, Kaulig Chevrolet, 3. Austin Cindric, Penske Ford.
• The most recent Xfinity race this year was held at Richmond, last Saturday, September 11th. Podium Results: 1. Noah Gragson, JRM Chevrolet, 2. Justin Haley, Kaulig Chevrolet, 3. J.H. Nemechek, Sam Hunt Toyota.

CLICK BELOW FOR THESE LINKS:
• Weekend Schedule
• Entry List
• Qualifying/Starting Lineup
• Live Scoring: when the race starts, go to https://www.nascar.com/ select LIVE LEADERBOARD; then select 'RAW FEED'
• Cumulative Race Report
• Race Results

4. NASCAR Truck Series, UNOH 200 at Bristol
• Race Date: Thursday, September 16, 2021
• TV: Fox Sports Racing at 9:00P to 11:00

THE VENUE
• Bristol Motor Speedway, Bristol, TN
• 0.533 mi (0.858 km) 4-turn banked oval, banking in the turns is 22-24°

THE EVENT
• 200 laps = 106.6 mi; Stages: 55/55/90 = 200 laps

PREVIOUS RESULTS
• One Truck Series race was held here in 2020 – on Thursday, September 17th. Podium Results: 1. Sam Mayer, GMS Chevrolet, 2. Brett Moffitt, GMS Chevrolet, 3. Tanner Gray, David Gilliland Ford.
• The most recent Truck Series race held this year was at Darlington on Sunday, September 5th. Podium Results: 1. Sheldon Creed, GMS Chevrolet, 2. J.H. Nemechek, Kyle Busch Toyota, 3. Stewart Friesen, Halmar Toyota.

CLICK BELOW FOR THESE LINKS:
• Weekend Schedule
• Entry List
• Qualifying/Starting Lineup
• Live Scoring: when the race starts, go to https://www.nascar.com/ select LIVE LEADERBOARD; then select 'RAW FEED'
• Cumulative Race Report
• Race Results

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